Apple acquires the Dark Sky weather app and will turn it off on Android


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A new acquisition from Apple hit the Dark Sky weather app, which will see its Android OS shutdown on July 1.

Dark Sky, which has an app of the same name to provide weather information, has officially announced its acquisition by Apple.

The acquisition will see the Android OS and Wear OS version of Android watches shut down on July 1, the company announced. To keep this company on iOS version only so far, and without announcing any changes coming on it.

“Our goal has always been to provide the world with weather information in the best way to help the largest number of people stay safe, and in a way that respects the privacy of users,” said Adam Grossman, co-founder of the Dark Sky weather app. He added: “To do the job and achieve the desired goals, there is no better place in the world than Apple. We are very happy to have the opportunity to reach new people so that we can influence their lives more than we would have done if we were alone. ”

Dark Sky is available for iOS users for $ 3.99, and anyone can purchase it to take advantage of the services provided.

As for the Android and Wear OS version, it has not been available on the Google Store, and previous subscribers will benefit from the application until the beginning of July.

While the company will provide API services until the end of 2021 to existing subscribers, but it will not accept new subscriptions after the announcement of the acquisition.



Source: Technology World


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