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Waze Launches RideWith Carpooling Service

07/06/2015, For those who are unfamiliar, Waze is a navigational service that was bought over by Google and exists as a standalone app as opposed to being integrated with Google Maps, something which we’re sure many thought Google would do. That being said, the...

Waze Will Now Take To Twitter To Announce Unusual Traffic

04/30/2015, Say you’re planning to go somewhere but you want to make sure that the roads aren’t congested. Well Waze has the solution for you by announcing Unusual Traffic. This is a new feature from that company that will rely on historical data to determine if...

Los Angeles Partners Up With Waze, Hope To Cut Down Traffic Jams

04/22/2015, Waze does a pretty decent job of telling users where traffic jams are and sometimes guides users to different routes in a bid to avoid said jams. However these reports largely rely on users to report them meaning that if no one bothered to tell Waze there...

Waze Updated With AMBER Alert Integration

03/05/2015, Waze is a great app if you’re planning a trip or if you’re looking for the shortest route home. It’s also great if you’re trying to avoid roadblocks which while unappreciated by law enforcement officials, are submitted by users looking to help out...

Waze Could Be Pre-Installed In Future Android Smartphones

03/03/2015, Waze, a very popular turn-by-turn navigation app, is already used by millions of people for the convenience that it offers. Google acquired it back in 2013 and has kept it running since then. The company’s latest move could expands Waze’s...

Miami Cops Seek Revenge On Waze By Entering False Data

02/11/2015, It looks as though Miami police have a bone to pick against Waze, and certain segments of the long arm of the law has entered false data on Waze as part of an apparent revenge plot against the crowd-sourced mapping app. Waze, which has been picked up by...

Waze On iOS And Android Updated

06/19/2014, Google-owned Waze has recently delivered updates to both the iOS and Android versions of the app, bumping it up to version 3.8.0 as it now comes with a slew of new features that users ought to find useful. Other than better social features, it will also...

Waze To Get Celebrities To Read Out Turn-By-Turn Directions

11/25/2013, Wouldn’t it be awesome if celebrities were the voice behind your turn-by-turn navigation? It would almost be as if they were right in the car with you! Well the good news for Waze users is that celebrities will be voicing turn-by-turn navigation for you...

Google Maps iOS, Android Adds Waze Realtime Traffic Reports

08/20/2013, Google acquired Waze just a few months ago, and since the acquisition, we haven’t heard a peep regarding the service from either Google or Waze. That is, until today as Google Maps users will finally be seeing the fruits of the acquisition for...

Google Bought Waze For $966 Million

07/25/2013, It was in June last month that we heard about how Google has picked up Waze, first in principle, before the deal was finalized shortly afterwards. The thing is, no exact figure for the acquisition was reported, although somewhere slightly north of $1...