Google \'Just\' Renewed Search and Maps Agreement With Apple

Posted June 1, 2011 at 12:22am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5792 views

Eric Schmidt reveals that Google 'just' renewed their search and maps agreement with Apple confirming reports that iOS 5 would still use Google Maps.

Schmidt made the comments at The Wall Street Journal's D: All Things Digital conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

"We just renewed our Map and Search agreements with Apple, and we hope those continue for a long time."

Schmidt also made some other interesting comments regarding their attempt at negotiating a cloud music service.

"Music is fundamental now on all of these [mobile] devices." Our main competitor, Apple... iTunes is very familiar, and they have long-standing deals. We've been trying to convince the music industry to go on subscription basis, and they just haven't been willing to deal."

You can read the entire account of Schmidt's interview with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher via Engadget at the link below...

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