Apple is reportedly in negotiations to acquire HopStop, which is a popular navigation devices with the goal of improving his map. HopStop offers pointer navigation for pedestrians, taxis, and bicycles, but perhaps most useful when entering into mass transit.
So acquiring the company could be a way to bring the information held by HopStop Maps back to the previously encountered some problems in iOS 6.
HopStop has received funds from several investors, including Outbrain CEO and co-founder Yaron Galai. The company recently added a warning to the public transport system to their crowdsourced systems with features HopStop Live!. At that time, HopStop says that he has more than 2 million active users.
Earlier today, Apple confirmed that it has acquired Locationary, a startup that combines and clean the site Business profile.