Apple's war with Facebook has gone nuclear

Who doesn’t love a good beef? Rocky versus Drago, Jay-Z versus Nas, Reese’s Pieces versus my waistline. But the hottest heavyweight dustup has to be the battle between Apple (AAPL) and Facebook (FB). That’s right, the iPhone maker and the largest social media network have a distaste for each other …

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Apple blocks Google from running its internal iOS apps

Apple shut down Google’s ability to distribute its internal iOS apps earlier today. A person familiar with the situation told The Verge that early versions of Google Maps, Hangouts, Gmail, and other pre-release beta apps stopped working alongside employee-only apps like a Gbus app for transportation and Google’s internal cafe …

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Apple restores Facebook’s ability to run internal iOS apps

Facebook said today that Apple has restored its enterprise certificate, the software permission that allows the social network to load internal mobile apps onto the devices of employees, beta testers, and research participants. The move comes roughly one day after Apple blocked Facebook from using the program after a TechCrunch …

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The fallout from Facebook’s controversial research app

Apple yanked enterprise certificates from Facebook and Google, shutting down internal iOS apps Contributors: Verge Staff Image credit: Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Since a TechCrunch investigation published Tuesday revealed that Facebook was using a secret research app, essentially a re-skinned version of its Onavo VPN, to gather …

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