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Google will pay Apple $1 billion to power search in iOS for 2014

12 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Google will pay Apple $1 billion to power search in iOS for 2014 - read the full textApple has been pushing hard to scrub all traces of Google from its iOS cash cow (including dropping Google Maps in a controversial move), but it seems that Google is willing to pay big lumps of cash to stay on. According to analysts at Morgan Stanley, the Mountain View-based company will give...

 

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Goodness people, it's just a search engine thing. No one said Apple or Google won over the other. It's a purely beneficial business strategy for both companies. O_O

Why is everyone (well some people) getting worked up over the products (i.e. smartphones) of both companies? what the article is talking about is nothing more elss than a $1B Deal about the Search Engine.

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  • 2013-02-13 00:34
  • t7Xk

A $billion from Samsung and a $billion from Google - not bad. Thieves gotta pay - no matter the reason, as long as they are thieves.

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  • 2013-02-13 00:21
  • 0EVJ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-12 23:13 from MZ52 - click to readby telling companies, their search will also show up on iphones everywhere.

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  • 2013-02-13 00:13
  • QYn6

If Google don't pay, someone else (perhaps Microsoft) will. And that will be bad for Google.

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  • 2013-02-13 00:10
  • U}}x

How is google actually making money out of this?

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  • 2013-02-12 23:13
  • MZ52

They both works together.actually Apple and Google planning even to buy Kodak!

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  • 2013-02-12 23:07
  • nCdT

> In reply to Epstein @ 2013-02-12 22:48 from PxcP - click to readAnd before you bash me, FYI, I own an iPhone 5.

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  • 2013-02-12 22:49
  • PxcP

> In reply to Denzo @ 2013-02-12 22:30 from IPtL - click to readYou honestly think that the US is the only market in the world?

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  • 2013-02-12 22:48
  • PxcP

> In reply to z @ 2013-02-12 21:58 from J5sX - click to read+1 give it to the poor google

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  • 2013-02-12 22:34
  • 4%G{

> In reply to Ahlan @ 2013-02-12 18:58 from ajTr - click to readYou honestly think more SgS3s were sold?!? Hahaha ok man whatever makes you happy!!

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  • 2013-02-12 22:30
  • IPtL

Anyone stupid enough to think apple or google won in this is silly. Google are gonna make a hell of a lot of money because they can continue to say they are default search engine to a lot of devices and that's a major selling point to an advertising company aka a lot of people are bound to use us. On the flip side apple are selling the availability of a lot of devices and making money from it too! Win win for both companies really or they wouldn't have struck a deal

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  • 2013-02-12 22:14
  • 39x{

In fact i cant understant why some people here say st-pid things , either they are st-pid or their hatred at this company or that blocked their mindes , this news is not related to samsung or any other hardware company , it is an investment for google because the good share that ios takes of the market , if google want their search engine in ios they should pay with a deal or a competetor would do , this is anormal thing not avictory for apple over android , google is a huge company with own search engine , browser , . . .and android . This learn us that if we doing agood job like apple and mozila ,big compamies will come to us asking to sign a deal fo abig cash .

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  • 2013-02-12 22:08
  • p%CW

waste of money

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  • 2013-02-12 21:58
  • J5sX

> In reply to GauravP90a @ 2013-02-12 21:32 from vbPX - click to readMobile phone maker,not just smartphone maker includes, asha series and dumbphones as well.

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  • 2013-02-12 21:51
  • H4wV

> In reply to Rooney- @ 2013-02-12 21:09 from U$4N - click to readI am a Samsung fan and Dont like Apple that much
(Just because it is Really over priced)

But saying that Nokia is Ranked better than Apple is Just Pushing it man! :)

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  • 2013-02-12 21:32
  • vbPX

> In reply to blackmarvel @ 2013-02-12 20:48 from Sd8Y - click to readWell i never said shit about ppl posting... you probably should read properly before calling somebody names

And if Google is willing to Pay Apple $1Bn then ...
Google is earning well over $4Bn-$5Bn from that deal :)

If i was an iFan and Happy with that deal..

Then you could say that I am being Delusional

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  • 2013-02-12 21:22
  • vbPX

The Richest Company In The World Just Got RICHER .

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  • 2013-02-12 21:13
  • Qxuu

> In reply to blackmarvel @ 2013-02-12 20:54 from Sd8Y - click to readApple is the world's second-
largest information technology
company by revenue after
Samsung Electronics , and the
world's third-largest mobile
phone maker after Samsung
and Nokia .

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  • 2013-02-12 21:09
  • U$4N

Android is top1 phone for next 4 years. Google must invest to protect the market share

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  • 2013-02-12 20:59
  • 8DP5

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-12 20:48 from pKEU - click to readwha a foolish thing to say..Apple a minor future player!!

Just cause samsung and other android based systems are gaining momentum it does not mean that Apple is discarded. apple has a loyal user base, end apple is stil the most valueble smartphone manufacture in the world. the IP5 is still selling like hot cackes.. 5S an the IP6 is in the coming though to 4 months... thank god the people at google are mutch smarter than its users.. if google drops apple in this case, they would lose a sh!tload of money.. they are not stupid like some of the android users are.

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  • 2013-02-12 20:54
  • Sd8Y

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