Jun 7 2014, 5:31am CDT | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan
Apple is continuing to acquire innovative companies, as it has reportedly purchased California based Spotsetter, a startup that provide the users with customized recommendation, including places to visit.
According to Apple Insider, the news was first published by Tech Crunch, stating that the specific app is very likely to be included with Apple’s Maps with a view to including the advanced feature of suggesting relevant locations to the users.
At present, the app can be associated with different social media sites, including Facebook, in order to analyze the places suggested by the user’s friends, consequently provides personalized recommendation.
The speculation of Apple’s acquirement began to be intensified six days ago, when Spotsetter stated about the possible close down. Moreover, the two co-founders, known as Stephen Tse and Jhonny Lee, are found to be employed by Apple, as shown in LinkedIn.
However, the actual amount of money spent on the deal hasn’t been revealed yet.
Ehsanul Haque Kanan
Ehsanul Haque Kanan is covering consumer electronics with passion. He is especially an avid follower of all things Apple.
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