Yes, Apple will approve Google Maps for iOS

by Casey Newton

Today I tried to knock down fears that Apple will reject a Google Maps app for iOS in a fit of pique:

"You know who else is worried Apple might not approve their app? Every developer who has ever published to the App Store. It's a function of Apple's opaque, ever-changing standards for what qualifies for App Store hosting. A developer can sell an app for years only to find it yanked from the store over some sudden change -- it happens all the time. And so it's not at all unusual that a few employees among the many thousands who work at Google fear rejection from Apple. Fearing rejection from Apple is the default emotional state of developing for Apple devices.