As the New York Times noted this morning, Apple’s initial iOS6 foray into mobile maps has been greeted with a thumbs down by iPhone 5 reviewers, who prefer the polished Google Maps experience that was the prior default. But maps –and by extension, local — are strategically important to Apple’s future. You can bet Apple …continue reading »
Our Flagship event: San Francisco Dec. 10-12.
Some of our Great Speakers!
Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor, California
Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor, AllThingsD
Blake Irving, CEO, GoDaddy
Brian Boland, VP, Products, Facebook
Ralf VonSosen, Marketing Leader, LinkedIn
Brendon Kraham, Dir, Global Mobile Solutions, Google
Chris Schroeder, Author, Startup Rising
Jody Ford, VP, Marketplaces, eBay
Patrick Barry, CMO, DemandForce (Intuit)
Mark Roberge, SVP, Hubspot
Denise Chudhy, VP, Weather.com
Sean Smyth, VP, Groupon
Victor Ho, CEO, FiveStars
Audrey Cooper, Managing Editor, The SF Chronicle
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