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Apple Buys Dark Sky, Kills Android App and API

2 monthes ago   |   By Gizmodo

Android users have many reasons to hate on Apple, but the company just gave them one more: It's taking away the popular weather app Dark Sky.
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Apple acquires Dark Sky weather app, and it's bad news for Android users

Apple acquires Dark Sky weather app, and it's bad news for Android users

2 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

An example of Dark Sky's maps from the desktop Web version. [credit:
Dark Sky
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Popular weather app and data-collection service Dark Sky has been acquired by Apple for an undisclosed sum, a blog post from the Dark Sky team announced.
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Apple buys popular Dark Sky weather app, will kill Android version

Apple buys popular Dark Sky weather app, will kill Android version

2 monthes ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Apple has acquired Dark Sky, a very popular weather app in the App Store. Dark Sky's standout features include real-time weather predictions based on location along with hourly weather forecasts for the next day and week. It also includes beautiful weather animations, real-time alerts for rain or severe weather, a Today Widget, plus a Time Machine feature. Pocket-lint has long included the app in our best iPhone apps round-up, which you can check out here. On 31 March, the developers behind Dark Sk announced through a blog post that it joined Apple. Here's part of their statement: "Today...
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Apple just bought the beloved weather app Dark Sky, and it's shutting down the Android version

Apple just bought the beloved weather app Dark Sky, and it's shutting down the Android version

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple just bought the company behind beloved weather app Dark Sky.
The move officially kills the Android version. "The app will no longer be available for download," the company said in a blog post. "Service to existing users and subscribers will continue until July 1, 2020, at which point the app will be shut down."
It's huge news for the creators of Dark Sky, who initially pitched the app on Kickstarter and raised just shy of $40,000.
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