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With iOS 6, Apple kicks out YouTube app

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(Read caption) Scott Forstall, senior vice president of iOS Software at Apple, shows off the new iOS Maps function on iOS 6. Apple today confirmed that iOS 6 would not include the familiar YouTube app.

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Apple's iOS 6 mobile operating system will boast more Siri, more FaceTime – and less YouTube

As PC World notes today, a new beta release of the forthcoming OS omits the familiar old YouTube app, which has been standard on iPhones and iPads from the beginning. In a statement to The Verge, Apple said the change was logistical. "Our license to include the YouTube app in iOS has ended," an Apple rep said. "Customers can use YouTube in the Safari browser and Google is working on a new YouTube app to be on the App Store." 

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