Google will have arch-rival Apple to thank for a huge chunk of its mobile revenue in 2012.
The search giant's licensing deals with Apple over its Maps and Search apps have been a healthy cash cow since the iPhone debuted in 2007. This year will be no exception.
In an investors note released yesterday, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said he expects Google to generate around $4.5 billion in mobile sales this year. And iOS will kick in the largest or close to the largest chunk of that.
iOS will account for around 40 percent of Google's … Read more