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Source: Apple Aggressively Recruiting Ex-Google Maps Staff To Build Out iOS Maps

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http://techcrunch.com – Apple is going after people with experience working on Google Maps to develop its own product, according to a source with connections on both teams. Using recruiters, Apple is pursuing a strategy of luring away Google Maps employees who helped develop the search giant’s product on contract, and many of those individuals seem eager to accept due in part to the opportunity Apple represents to build new product, instead of just doing “tedious updates” on a largely complete platform. My source — a contractor who worked on Google Maps as part of a massive undertaking to inte (IT news)