Apple buys popular weather app Dark Sky

Dark Sky Weather application

Source: Apple

Apple on Tuesday obtained Dark Sky, a well-known temperature application that launched eight yrs back, for an undisclosed total.

Darkish Sky has gained Apple Editors Selection awards and has been praised for its design and alerts that warn you when it can be about to rain.

“Our aim has constantly been to provide the environment with the very best weather information probable, to enable as lots of folks as we can remain dry and safe and sound, and to do so in a way that respects your privateness,” Dim Sky stated in a press release, wherever it declared it was obtained by Apple. “There is no far better position to achieve these plans than at Apple. We are thrilled to have the chance to achieve much extra individuals, with far extra influence, than we ever could by itself.” 

An Apple spokesperson verified the acquisition, but declined to comment even further.

Dim Sky stated no variations will be created at this time to its iOS application, which prices $3.99, nevertheless it will no lengthier be available to down load for Android customers. Assistance for Android subscribers will stay energetic until eventually July 1, and then will shut down. Energetic consumers will get a refund at that time, the enterprise reported. 

Darkish Sky explained its API provider, which permits other applications to use its climate details, will no longer settle for new signups and will continue to operate as a result of the close of 2021. A number of other weather apps rely on Darkish Sky’s data, which usually means they are going to have to come across a different resource.

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