“Yesterday, we ran a big story: Is Apple Plotting A Route To A Waze Acquisition? Rumours On The Road Point To Yes,” MG Siegler reports for TechCrunch.
“That’s huge news for a few reasons: Apple rarely makes startup acquisitions — Waze is a hot startup with good buzz — the Apple Maps fiasco — the list goes on,” Siegler reports. “But there’s just one little problem: the deal isn’t actually happening.”
Siegler reports, “That information comes from multiple sources close to the situation. And while Mike Butcher also claimed multiple sources in his original post, you’ll note that he was quick to qualify the information as a ‘rumor’ (or in British parlance — Mike is English — a ‘rumour’). Because that’s exactly what it was.”
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RUMOR: Apple to acquire Waze – January 2, 2013