Apple seeks Google Maps independency

Computerworld reveals today, that in all quietness Apple acquired Placebase back in July. Placebase is a product similar to Google Maps with maps covering the whole world and availability to zoom in and out on places you want to get a closer look at. The differences though, are that Google Maps is a free service,…

Google CEO Eric Schmidt Resigns From Apple Board of Directors

Apple today announced that Google CEO Eric Schmidt has resigned from Apple’s Board of Directors due to increasing competition between the two companies and its impact on his effectiveness as an Apple Board member. Steve Jobs said: “Eric has been an excellent Board member for Apple, investing his valuable time, talent, passion and wisdom to…