App spat between Google, Apple resumes


Today, Apple took exception to Google's description of the brouhaha. "Apple has not rejected the Google Voice application and we continue to discuss it with Google," said Apple spokeswoman Natalie Kerris, repeating what Apple had told the FCC, when it said it was still "pondering" the application. "We do not agree with all of the statements made by Google in their FCC letter," Kerris added.

The FCC's letters to Apple, Google and AT&T are part of a wide-ranging investigation into wireless industry practices, including the exclusive arrangements between handset makers and mobile carriers. Two weeks ago, the that, and other, inquiries.

The unredacted version of Google's letter to the FCC is available on the agency's site ( ).