Apple Closing iTunes Ping on September 30

It has been confirmed yesterday that Apple will be closing down iTunes Ping on the 30th September.

“We tried Ping, and I think the customer voted and said ‘This isn’t something that I want to put a lot of energy into.'” Tim Cook noted in an interview at the D10 conference this summer.

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