Google Maps to be banned from iOS apps?

06 Jun 2012
By Christo Volschenk We recently reported (in CIR 13.05) on the "minor stampede" away from Google Maps to free map operators, such as OpenStreetMap, caused by Google's decision to charge heavy users of its maps. But, a more interesting situation is brewing on the map front – if reports on what Apple has up its sleeve are to be believed.According to reports in the Germ

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Christo Volschenk

Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on and our senior analyst covering Naspers. He brings more than 31 years of experience in business journalism to the team - the last 18 years focused on classifieds and e-commerce. Apart from working closely with the AIM Group, Christo is a freelance journalist, content manager, and copy editor. Before branching out on his own, he spent 15 years with Naspers in South Africa as journalist, economics editor and online project manager. He now spends most his day editing the news reported by 23 colleagues in 23 countries from his base in Stuttgart, Germany.