Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) fires maps manager – GOOG, SIRI, TOM2

Richard Williamson, the manager of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), who made Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) maps application has been fired by the company after its application disappointed the customers. A good move by the company to win back the trust which it had lost from its customers.

Now to fix landmark and navigation data Senior Vice President Eddy Cue is negotiating with a outside mapping-technology expert and prodding digital maps provider TomTom NV (AMS : TOM2).

Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) was using the Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s mapping application since early 2007. Its users were used to with those applications, now got into the problem and by using this faulty application they lost their way and direction.  Now Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is preparing to discover rival downloadable apps for Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s mobile devices.

Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook apologized to customers for this though the sale of its iPhone 5, is not getting affected by it. Cook felt extremely sorry for the frustration this has caused among the user and is ready to do whatever he can to make maps better, said in his own statement.

Fixing Flaws:

After the removal of Williamson, Cue wants to go ahead with a new team.

The company’s share suddenly goes down by 1% and it’s at $586.81 at 2:01 p.m. in New Work. Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) struggled hard to gain 45% so far this year.

Now a team of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is engaged in taking corrective measure to make everything good. They hired from outside mapping technology experts. The satellite imagery has been improved and some landmarks are corrected in the maps.

In order to make its own application feature more popular such as turn-by-turn navigation and flyover views of landscapes, Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL)’s new version iOS removed Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s built-in maps.

Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) should understand iOS software runs the iPhone and iPads, while all other Smartphones and tablets uses Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Android operating system.

Replacement Program:

Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL), which deliberately removed the pre-installed app for Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s YouTube video services for its own, now tried to make their relation good with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG).

Now in order to make everything better a new team started putting extra effort .The team includes Cue, who oversees Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iTunes, APP Store and iCloud services  was responsible for maps and the Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI)  voice-recognition tool, combing all of the company’s online services under one group.

Cue settled one more such type of troubled product earlier, that include the bug which prevented the users from accessing their mail. That problem recently gets closed and replaced with iCloud.

He is exploring ways to add more new feature to the mobile application by adding more video content for a potential new television product.

Share value of the following:

Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) closed at $584.78, down by 0.81%
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) closed at $670.71, up by 1.45%
Tom Tom NV (AMS:TOM2) closed at 3.56 EUR, down by 0.28%
Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) closed at $2.70 USD, down by 2.17%

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