Apple’s Spat with Google Will Only Get Worse: the two companies seem fated to compete ever more fiercely over mobile computing

Apple’s relationship with Google recently reached a new low. The Cupertino, California, company announced it would drop Google Maps from the iPhone in favor of its own software and retire the YouTube app from the start screen of its mobile devices. It also launched legal action to halt sales of Google’s flagship Galaxy Nexus smartphone, which it claims infringes on several of its patents.The tussle is far from over. The direction that both tech companies are headed — toward greater reliance on mobile computing for their revenue — is setting them up for a long-term fight over the same technological turf.To continue reading this MIT Technology Review report, go to:

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