Google To Unveil Improvements To Digital Maps

By: AP
By: AP
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is expected to unveil the latest improvements to its digital maps amid reports that the navigation service is about to lose its prized perch on Apple's iPhone and iPad.

The upgrades are scheduled to be shown off Wednesday at a San Francisco event that Google is billing as "the next dimension" for the world's most popular digital mapping service. The presentation will be handled by Brian McClendon, a Google vice president who works on the mapping service.

Google Inc. is trying to give people more reasons to use its maps at the same time that it's facing a potential challenge from Apple Inc.

Both The Wall Street Journal and a technology blog called 9to5 have reported that Apple will drop Google Maps as a featured application.

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