Google may also be considering a Waze buyout

By Dave LeClair · 10 replies
May 24, 2013
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  1. Recently, we heard that Facebook was deep in negotiations to purchase Waze for around $1 billion. According to a report from Bloomberg, it looks like Google might be throwing its name in the hat as a possible buyer. This could lead...

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  2. Rasta211

    Rasta211 TS Booster Posts: 217   +34

    Waze it up Google!
  3. howzz1854

    howzz1854 TS Evangelist Posts: 611   +94

    Now this is a much better match.
  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,481   +975

    Google has the resources for this compared to Facebook.
  5. What's a WAZE? A wave that you can't quite focus on?

    For that matter, I know that a GOOGLE is an very large number, but what is a FACEBOOK?
  6. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 2,179   +1,708

    Facebook is a massively intrusive web service that knows your public "face" and keeps it in a "book" which is read by spammers, crooks, government spies and perverts.
  7. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 8,369   +543
  8. dennis777

    dennis777 TS Enthusiast Posts: 285   +33

    Waze will benefit more from google than FB. Google has more or less a complete map. Google can use waze turn by turn tech.
  9. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,280

    It could be a good acquisition if they integrated into their maps.
  10. Jamibi

    Jamibi TS Enthusiast Posts: 48   +12

    Recently started using Waze myself and would be hyped if Google bought it. Love to see what new features they'd implement and how the maps would evolve.
  11. RajeGera

    RajeGera TS Rookie Posts: 50

    Waze would definitely be a good acquire for Google.Its immense with amazing features which would definitely help in grasping the big android user market.

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