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HopStop shuts down after Apple sucks the life out of it

It looks like HopStop is doing the walk of shame back from Apple’s apartment. The city transit mapping service is shutting down as of this October. Apple acquired HopStop in 2013 and seems to have used up just about all of the data it wants for its own Maps app, so the folks in Cupertino have […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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After Apple Bought HopStop, Its Windows Phone App Disappeared [Shocker]

Screen Shot 2013-07-22 at 1.55.41 PMA couple of days ago, it was reported that Apple had bought HopStop, a mapping app that specializes in transit directions. Apple confirmed the acquisition shortly after the news surfaced. HopStop is currently a top navigation app in the iOS App Store. Now HopStop’s Windows Phone app has vanished. Big shocker, right? A site called […]

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Apple Buying HopStop, A Service That Specializes In Transit Directions [Report]

hopstop-logoApple is buying HopStop, a small company that specializes in transit directions, according to Bloomberg. Google Maps offers built-in transit directions while Apple Maps does not, so this acquisition makes perfect sense if Apple wants to makes its mapping solution more attractive. HopStop can give directions for walking, biking, taking the subway, or just plain […]

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