I would welcome MS to enter the war arena that looks so monopolistic.
Intel is being linked with the takeover of Israeli public transit startup Moovit for a cool $1bn, in order to beef up its portfolio in the mobility and transportation markets. Talk of the Chipzilla deal began circulating on Sunday - the start of the Israeli working week. According to local Hebrew-language business paper The …
Being in the middle of nowhere in the UK, I've found Moovit unreliable.
One of our bus lines was cancelled, and it was showing it as a valid route for six months. During which time I contacted them and showed them the route cancellation notice on my local (now useless) stop, and a link to Stagecoach's article on the route closing.
More recently, Moovit told me I could get off a bus on a stop that doesn't, physically, exist (the stop is on a main road surrounded by fields - there's no pavement, no room to stand, and no stopping!)
I hope this takeover improves their data integrity. Which, to be fair, is brilliant 95% of the time.
But obviously works off the same data as Google Maps et al, and needs to be more receptive to feedback.