Apple Announces HopStop stop the application in October




Apple announced its intention to shut down the application HopStop of transit and navigation in full in October / October of this year.

And it acquired Apple on the application in 2013 in a deal that did not know the details yet to take advantage of algorithms offered to learn how to move from one place to another using public transport, with the possibility to identify the condition and the degree of congestion in that neighborhood.

Apple has stopped all applications and services company with the exception of applications for the iPhone devices, and the cloud that can be accessed via the browser after the acquisition of the developer.

It is not known why the Apple to stop the company’s services fully two years after the acquisition, but that the application of Apple maps in version 9 of the EOS system has improved the navigation system and the transition by using public transport has greatly be algorithms HopStop used.

And it acquired Apple to more than one company in the field of navigation over the past years, including companies like Topsy Labs and Spotsettet addition to Coherent Navigation, where the company is trying to develop its maps Apple Maps system after it abandoned Google Maps in 2012.

The official site of Apple Company published in 2012 a formal apology from the company’s CEO, Tim Cook Tim Cook, against the backdrop of violent reaction and resentment expressed by users to the new Apple maps.


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