Apple (AAPL) has bought transportation app developer HopStop, Bloomberg reports. HopStop's data...

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Apple (AAPL) has bought transportation app developer HopStop, Bloomberg reports. HopStop's data and navigation tools for local transportation options such as buses, trains, taxi services, and bike paths would help address user complaints about Apple Maps' dearth of public transit data/features relative to Google Maps. The report comes shortly after Apple confirmed it bought Canadian location database developer Locationary. Update: Apple confirms it has bought HopStop.