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bruckie writes "Today Google released the full, unredacted letter that they sent last month in response to an FCC inquiry into the roles of Apple, Google, and AT&T in the reported rejection of Google Voice from the iPhone App Store. In contrast to Apple's statement that it "has not rejected the Google Voice application, and continues to study it", the previously-redacted section of Google's letter states that in a phone call in July, "Mr. Schiller [Apple SVP of marketing] informed Mr. Eustace [Google VP of engineering] that Apple was rejecting the Google Voice application"."
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Google: Apple VP Rejected Google Voice iPhone App

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  • A reason stated by Google for the denial of the app was that it "offer[s] new features not present on the preloaded maps application", which may cause user confusion.... Yet, in the Google Voice submission, a reason for rejection was that it duplicated the dialer functionality.....

    So let me get this straight Apple: Google can't replace Or add functionality? If they can't add or keep it the same, I guess their only option is to make a lesser version of functionality? Might explain the state that

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