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Google Maps update for iOS adds iPad support, new features

Google on Wednesday released an updated version of Google Maps for iOS, adding official support for the iPad and iPad mini as well as a number of new features that were recently pushed out to Android users.  Before the update,…

Google to acquire Frommer's travel guide brand

Google will buy the Frommer's travel guide brand from publishers John Wiley & Sons, in a move that will bolster its position in the travel business. The deal is expected to close shortly for an undisclosed price, according to the…

Google buys dining ratings company Zagat

Google has confirmed the purchase of popular dining ratings company Zagat for an undisclosed sum. The restaurant review company will add a valuable asset to Google's existing portfolio of services as they push further into the local commerce market.