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Google Maps for iPhone could violate European law

When users install Google Maps on their iPhone, the option to share location data with Google is switched on by default. By doing this, Google violates European data protection law, according to a German data protection watchdog.

Why Google Maps for iPhone is good for Apple

Google Maps arrived in the App Store this week. Lex Friedman makes the case that Apple is surely delighted.

Hands on with Google Maps for iPhone

iOS 5's Google Maps this isn't. Google's re-entry to iOS mapping is here and senior editor Dan Moren walks you through the highlights.

Google Maps arrives in App Store

Google late Wednesday arrived in the App Store, as a fully viable alternative to Apple's Maps app.

Report: Google set to release iOS Maps app

Google plans to release a standalone iOS Maps app late on Wednesday, according to All Things D.

Remains of the Day: Measure once, cut and paste twice

Microsoft and Apple are at each other's throats over money, so it must be a day that ends in 'y.' Elsewhere, Apple may be inching closer to a TV as one of its partners looks to lay down some acreage in the U.S. and Cupertino's latest product is at least a thirty footer.

Remains of the Day: The land of Oz

Apple's Australian mapping missteps get traced back to a surprising source, the iPhone 5 is the year's best gadget, and Google's head honcho says that Apple and his company's relationship is probably best described as "It's Complicated."

Find My iPhone update brings direction support

Apple's added direction support to Find My iPhone, letting users plot the best route to their misplaced iOS device.

Australian police warn against using Apple Maps application

Australian police are warning people not to rely on Apple's new mobile mapping application after several motorists ended up in a semi-arid national park where temperatures can reach 115F (46C) and there is no water supply.

Remains of the Day: Road to nowhere

Apple's map manager gets shown the door (accurately, we hope), Siri will soon do everything but drive your car (thankfully), and one user dreams of the Apple TV (that will never be).