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2 top executives leaving Apple

(AP)—Apple Inc. shook up its executive ranks Monday, saying the head of its store operations is leaving after just six months on the job and the long-serving head of its iPhone software development operations is exiting ...

Oct 30, 2012
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Google drawn into S. Korea-Japan island dispute

South Korea on Thursday lashed out at Google for changing the name of an isolated set of islands at the centre of a territorial dispute with Japan on its English-language web mapping service.

Oct 25, 2012
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Google cameras map popular Grand Canyon trails

(AP)—Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push cart and to British Columbia's snow-covered slopes by snowmobile.

Oct 24, 2012
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Google issues Maps APIs for tighter tabs on vehicles

(Phys.org)—Google has been branded and promoted to the point where two associated words-come to mind, "search" and "Maps." Over 800,000 developers worldwide use Google Maps APIs, according to the company, ...

Oct 21, 2012 report
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Apple's Maps fiasco and the mobile arms race

A sense of vindication has most likely spread throughout the headquarters of Google in Mountain View, Calif., after reports surfaced that Apple's new Maps app contained glaring imperfections, such as removing ...

Oct 16, 2012
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Nokia in map deal with Oracle

(AP)—Nokia says it will make its maps and location services available to customers of Oracle Corp. with a built-in link created by the U.S software maker.

Oct 01, 2012
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Apple CEO on maps: 'Extremely sorry' (Update 2)

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is "extremely sorry" for the frustration its Maps application has caused and it's doing everything it can to make it better. In the meantime, he recommended that people ...

Sep 28, 2012
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Maps fiasco mars Apple's big iPhone launch

Melting bridges, misplaced landmarks, and major cities disappearing: Apple's glitch-ridden maps program released in its new mobile software has customers fuming and analysts puzzled.

Sep 21, 2012
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