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Will Google’s ride sharing services hurt Uber & help Ola?

Friday, September 2, 2016 | More »

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That everything is fair in love and war holds true for technology sector. Google, the US-based search giant, is entering ride-sharing services, said a report by WSJ. Incidentally, Google happens to be a stakeholder in Uber, the world’s largest cab hailing company, and its new project will clearly ...

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Google buys Israel’s Waze to keep mobile maps lead

Google Inc bought Israeli mapping startup Waze on Tuesday for just over $1 billion, a source familiar with the matter said, acquiring an online real-time mapping service to safeguard its lead in one of the most crucial aspects of smartphone usage. Google said in a Tuesday blog post it had closed the...

12 June, 2013 | More »

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Google close to buying Israeli mapping startup Waze

Google is close to buying Waze for $1.3 billion, an Israeli newspaper reported on Sunday, potentially trumping rival offers for the Israeli mapping start-up. The report on the website of financial newspaper Globes did not cite sources or provide further details. Last month sources told Reuters the I...

10 June, 2013 | More »

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GPS app Waze starts to tap into location-based ads

Mobile satellite navigation startup Waze launched a global advertising platform on Wednesday, targeting its 30 million users based on their location. Waze, founded in 2009 in Israel, uses satellite signals from members’ smartphones to generate maps and traffic data, which it then shares with...

7 November, 2012 | More »

SatNav Launches Live Traffic Smartphone App

GPS maps and navigation company SatNav Technologies has partnered with Isreal based Waze Inc. to launch an app with navigation and live traffic updates. The app also has social networking features with rewards for daily driving. The free application can be installed on most handsets including Apple ...

2 May, 2011 | More »