Apple says YouTube app won't be included in new mobile software

SAN FRANCISCO Mon Aug 6, 2012 3:08pm EDT

SAN FRANCISCO Aug 6 (Reuters) - Apple Inc's new version of its iPhone and iPad software will not include a pre-packaged app for Google Inc's popular video website, YouTube, Apple said on Monday.

"Our license to include the YouTube app in iOS has ended," Apple said in a statement on Monday. "Customers can use YouTube in the safari browser and Google is working on a new YouTube app to be on the app store."

Google was not immediately available for comment.

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