“Google sees Apple as a valuable partner and sees no reason for that to change, a senior executive said amid rumors that Microsoft’s Bing search engine may replace Google on the iPhone,” Georgina Prodhan reports for Reuters. “‘Apple is a very close and valuable partner and we’re very excited about the relationship we have with them today. Vic Gundotra, who leads Google’s mobile engineering, told journalists on Monday, ‘We have no reason to believe that’s going to change.'”
MacDailyNews Take: Neither did Motorola and IBM.
Prodhan continues, “‘We don’t want to comment on those rumors,’ he said when pressed on the issue of the iPhone at a roundtable at industry trade fair Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. ‘We think that relationship is stable.'”
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