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Apple will likely use the company's tech and resources to improve and expand its own mapping and navigation technology.
The Windows Phone flavor of the transit and directions app is kaput, but the iOS version just received a new update.
The local transit and directions service remains available in the Google Play marketplace, for now at least.
Apple has snapped up local transit and directions service Hopstop to bolster its mapping services.
Tech giant posts better-than-expected earnings for its last quarter of the year, fueled once again by the iPhone.
Apple has purchased another company that deals in local map data. This time it's Embark, a company that specializes in public-transit information and directions.
Apple's snapped up Matcha.TV, a small company that specialized in TV and movie listings and recommendations.
The iPhone maker has picked up Passif Semiconductor, a small California company that makes low-power communications chips.
A big missing feature in Apple's Maps app is directions for public transit. Check out this collection for good third-party options.
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