Apple Reportedly Fires The Manager Directly In Charge Of The iOS 6 Maps Team

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http://techcrunch.com – A report today from Bloomberg claims that Apple SVP Eddy Cue, who took over control of Maps from Scott Forstall when that senior executive and iOS architect departed the company, has fired Richard Williamson, a manager who oversaw the Maps team. The move is part of Apple’s continued efforts to right the faults consumers reacted negatively to in Maps, which also include seeking advice from mapping company TomTom with regards to correcting navigation and landmark data in the native iOS maps app according to the report. The source of the information is said to be “people familiar with (IT news)