Google Is Mopping The Floor With Apple This Morning

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Google Maps for iPhone came out last night, and the applause from around the Internet is thunderous.

Some of the headlines:

Some of the tweets

It goes on like that.

Fact is: Apple whiffed big time with its Maps, and now Google is making it pay.

It's a big win for Google.

Owning a core software function, as Google clearly does with maps on smartphones, can be a strong defense against a competitor with a dominant platform.

It reminds us of how Google keeps trying to replace Microsoft Office, but end users still love Microsoft Excel and refuse to give it up.



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