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Eric Schmidt says ‘Apple has learned that maps are hard’, and pegs iOS vs Android as the 'defining fight'

0. phoneArena posted on 11 Oct 2012, 01:51

On the topic of who will be the most prominent in the mobile operating system wars he said that Android vs iOS is "the defining fight in the industry today". Asked about Microsoft, he said that a homebrew slate like the Surface tablet would "mean a lot if the product works..."

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posted on 11 Oct 2012, 22:31

31. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)

Maybe Pimpple shoulda thought about that before it decided to call theirs "the most powerful mapping service ever....".

Seeing as how some Samsung devices are are getting injunctions lifted...I would hold off on that 1 billion fine talk.

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 09:34

26. chebner (Posts: 236; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

What did he mean when he said "I don’t want to pre-announce products, but I can tell you that were we to do that Apple would have to approve it."?

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