Is Apple Plotting a Course to Discontinue Using Google Maps?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – The rivalry between Apple and Google continues, even in passive aggressive forms. The latest: There’s evidence within iPhoto for iPad that Apple may be phasing out the use of Google Maps. But why exactly? And why just iPhoto? Let’s take a look. A tip of the hat goes to MacRumors, which has aggregated the reports that iPhoto for iPad uses a different mapping system (for photo geotags, etc.) than Google Maps. The maps being used are old (circa 2010) and from OpenStreetMap, which apparently has been caught off guard by Apple’s use. Plus, OpenStreetMap’s maps are “mi (IT news)