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More depressing news from Google. Just after hearing that the Nexus One wouldn't be coming to Verizon Wireless, Google is now informing the world that they have no current intentions of ever putting free turn-by-turn guidance on the iPhone. Earlier reports had made it seem as if Google was evaluating the option for Apple's iPhone OS, when in fact they were simply talking about other platforms aside from iPhone OS. The news makes sense: one of the biggest competitive advantages to Android is the availability of Google Maps Navigation, and if Google were to pipe this to the iPhone, there's really be no reason to select Android over the iPhone in terms of mapping software. A Google spokesperson... Read more...