06/22/2012 10:47 am ET

Apple's Move To Spite Google And Use Its Own Map Software Hurts Customers

Apple is dropping Google’s map software in favor of a homegrown version that’s not as good— and in doing so is making customers the victims of its insane Google feud.

Apple’s late CEO Steve Jobs once vowed he would wage “thermonuclear war” against Google, which he claimed had ripped off Apple’s iPhone software to make its Android mobile operating system. Toward that end, Apple has launched loads of lawsuits against phone-makers that use Android.

But now Apple’s own customers are getting caught in the crossfire.

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