Waze articles

Google's Waze app testing carpooling service in Israel

Smartphone users who need a ride now have options to choose from, but nearly all of them are raising concerns, from existing taxis, to insurance companies, to government regulators. Google just launched their own ride sharing service which gets around…

City of Los Angeles, Waze team up to tackle traffic

After LAPD Chief Charlie Beck sent a letter to Google late last year regarding the fact that community-driven traffic app Waze could jeopardize the safety of his officers, the city of Los Angeles is now embracing the app through a…

It's official: Google confirms acquisition of Waze

Following weeks of speculation, Google has now officially confirmed the acquisition of Waze. No financial details were given but previous reports put the figure at $1.3 billion with a requirement to keep the company a separate entity, based in Israel, for at least three years.