As 2012 comes to an end, we give our picks for the top 10 biggest stories in the tech industry in the past 12 months, featuring the launch of Windows 8, the reveal of Microsoft's Surface and more.
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A new report claims that Google is in the final stages of completing a version of Google Maps designed to run on Apple's iOS 6 operating system, and it could be sent for Apple's approval soon.
A new report claims that Apple executive Scott Forstall was fired by the company because he would not formally apologize for the issues surrounding the iOS 6 Maps launch.
Apple issued a statement today saying that it is "just getting started' with its newly launched iOS 6 Maps product and says they are "working hard to make the customer experience even better."
In a new blog post, Nokia takes some pot shots against both Google Maps and the new iOS 6 Map app from Apple, with some help from a very long infographic image.