Google's New Tactic In Its War With Apple Uses The iOS Platform As A Weapon

Is Google having a recruitment drive for its iOS Dev department?

An advert posted on YouTube hints at Google's latest strategy in its ongoing war with Apple: using iOS apps in order to entice users of Apple hardware onto Google software. And it seems to be working--as Business Insider's Nicholas Carlson reports. The search giant looks to be having a recruitment drive for its iOS Dev department. Check out this Google Jobs blogpost.

We saw this last year, most notably with the Google-Apple maps debacle--when the Google Maps iOS app was released last month, it shot to the top of the App Store charts and is generally seen as a superior product to its Android counterpart. Google's Internet browser, Chrome, is available as an iOS download, as is Google Search, Gmail, and YouTube.

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