Apple has picked up another mapping company, its third this year.
The tech giant recently snapped up Embark, a company with myriad localized transit apps for cities like New York, San Francisco, and London, reports Jessica Lessin.
Apple confirmed the deal, saying it "buys smaller technology companies from time to time," but would not go into detail about the future of the service. Embark CEO David Hodge declined to comment.
Embark was one of several location app makers who got a big boost following Apple's rollout of its own mapping software in iOS 6. Within the first … Read more