December 13, 2012

Google Maps App for iPhone Steers Right

David Pogue, New York Times

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It was one of the biggest tech headlines of the year: in September, Apple dropped its contract with Google, which had always supplied the data for the iPhone’s Maps app. For various strategic reasons, Apple preferred to write a new app, based on a new database of the world that Apple intended to assemble...

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December 12, 2012
Google's Schmidt: We're Beating Apple
Brian Womack, Bloomberg
Google Inc. (GOOG)’s Android is extending its lead over Apple Inc. (AAPL) in the mobile-software market at a rate that compares with Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)’s expansion in desktop software in the 1990s, Google Chairman... more ››
December 5, 2012
Google's Explainer-in-Chief Can't Explain Apple
Jessica Lessin, WSJ
Google's former CEO and current executive chairman met with lawmakers in Washington last week as the Federal Trade Commission appeared closer to a decision on whether to file an antitrust suit against the company. In September,... more ››
December 12, 2012
How Google Is Quietly Overhauling Search
Sarah Kessler, Co.Design
Google can’t run an infinite number of experiments. It has to start with design thinking in order to frame what to run an experiment on. But data most often determines whether those ideas meet the public. “We want to... more ››