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Apple CEO: We 'Fell Short' On Maps

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Top message:  Reactions... by hepresearch   Sep 28, 2012, 1:35 PM

Replying to:  Re: Reactions... by hepresearch   Sep 29, 2012, 5:49 PM

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by Slammer    Sep 30, 2012, 7:50 AM

Hepresearch said:

---" I personally think that Apple is doing this now because they are getting ready to take a swipe at Google directly, and that they feel that they are running out of time to get themselves off of dependence upon various Google services"---

Do you feel that this could be another bad move for Apple? Isn't proprietisation what kept Apple from seeing a large marketshare years ago?

Apple knows how to perform with its own system. But to segregate itself from a system made up of large collegiates within the internet world, seems like a huge middle finger that I don't think is beneficial at this time. I think they are reacting quite prematurely. The whole point of a smartphone, is to access the internet. Snubbing the providers of key content, makes me cringe at what may happen.

John B.

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