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Google relaunches map service in China, intros iPhone map app - report

Tuesday 16 January 2018 | 07:17 CET | News
Google plans to relaunch its map service in China after an absence of eight years on the local market, Nikkei reports. According to the same source, Google has developed a China-specific version of the Google Maps website, and has launched a map app for Chinese iPhone users. When users of the app attempt to use its navigation features, they are automatically transferred to an app from AutoNavi, a mapping services provider owned by Chinese internet company Alibaba, which provides the directions.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alibaba / Google
Countries: China
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