Microsoft employee reveals workaround to Google Maps snub of Windows Phone browser

By , Network World |  Software, Google Maps, Windows Phone

Meanwhile, Web watchers, like those at Mashable, have pointed out that Google's anti-WebKit stance has also made it so that browsers from Meego and Symbian get the same redirect treatment that Windows Phone mobile users get. And search engine expert Danny Sullivan said the Google approach didn't happen overnight -- it's just that people recently noticed the issue, possibly because they were actually redirected to Microsoft Bing maps that don't look all that different from Google ones. 

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