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Apple to use drones for map data, Fitbit to buy PebbleToday's biggest tech stories include Apple's use of drones for map data and AngelList's acquisition of Product Hunt. Plus Fitbit acquires Pebble only to close down its product line.
This is CNet and here are the stories that matter right now>>According to Bloomberg Apple will start using drones to capture map data to better improved its map service and potentially make up ground on Google's ultra popular app. The company has already received approval from the SAA for the operations and will also collect indoor data from navigations and information services as well. [MUSIC] Product Hunt is set for tracking new Tech ideas and products. It has been acquired by Angellist to set your startups correspondents and the clouding Sources estimate the sale went for about $20 million. So what's next for Product Hunt? Well the site and its community will continue to run as its own entity but not all of its employees will join the Angle List team. According to a report from The Information, FitBit will buy smart watch company Pebble but will eventually discontinue the brand's entire line of products. Pebble apparently turned down a deal worth $740 million last year but will sell to Fitbit for an estimated $34 million to $40 million. You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNet Tech Today app in the Apple app store.