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Apple axes Maps exec after app troubles

Posted By TelecomTV One , 29 November 2012 | 0 Comments | (0)
Tags: Apple maps iOS

Looking to build new maps management team. By Sandhya Raman.

Apple has fired Richard Williamson, who oversaw the company's Maps team, according to media reports.

Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources, first reported that Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue fired Williamson, who had been at Apple for ten years. Cue is reportedly looking to build a new management team to replace Williamson.
In addition, Bloomberg reported that Cue is consulting third-party mapping experts and pressuring TomTom to update the mapping data that Apple uses for its Maps application.
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