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Apple Replaces Google And Skyhook Databases With In-House Database To Provide Location-Based Services

July 31st, 2010 07:38 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Apple now uses own location database

It is no secret that Apple and Google are no longer partners as they once were and the rivalry between the two companies has been steadily on the rise. Consequently, Apple's recent acquisition of map software developers like PlaceBase and Poly9 to potentially replace Google Maps on the iOS are entirely along expected lines.

A recent communication between Apple and US federal legislators have unearthed some more interesting information on how Apple has been working to reduce its dependency on its rival.

Source: Apple Replaces Google And Skyhook Databases With In-House Database To Provide Location-Based Services

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