Is the iPad Maps Application driven by Google Maps?

A bit of confusion was created by Steve Jobs using the terminology "Apple designed" when referring to the maps application on the iPad.

Despite the reports of an increasingly rocky relationship between Apple and Google, the new iPad's maps application is driven/fed by Google Maps.

The indication is that Apple has made some interface/design changes to improve the application for the iPad, but that the underlying technology and credit for the maps still goes to Google.

Along with the appearance of the YouTube application on the iPad, there's little reason to think Apple and Google aren't still working well together on certain items.

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