Category Archives: Waze

Waze, Israeli military at odds over why soldiers ended up in Qalandiyah, sparking riot – Israel News

IDF launches internal investigation into why two soldiers entered Palestinian refugee camp, setting off clashes in which one Palestinian was killed, several wounded. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.haaretz.com Once again a car navigation system is blamed for choices that people … Continue reading

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LA city and county swap traffic info for Waze drivers’ data – 89.3 KPCC

Thousands of Waze app users’ data is being given free to Los Angeles city and county traffic managers in exchange for road condition info. How will they use it? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.scpr.org Los Angeles is now the 10th … Continue reading

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Woman follows Waze GPS app to her death in Brazilian slum – CNN

A couple followed the Waze GPS app to the wrong address in a slum near Rio de Janiero, Brazil, where the wife died in a hail of gunfire, police say. Sourced through Scoop.it from: edition.cnn.com This is a very sad … Continue reading

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Google Maps, Waze to Change Routes During Papal Visit – NBC 10 Philadelphia

How do I get around the papal road closure gauntlet? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com I haven’t heard of this Unusual Traffic feature before and hope it will get picked up by other brands of car navigation as well. I’m … Continue reading

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Jewish-Arab school in Jerusalem targeted on Google-owned GPS app – Business Insider

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A mixed Jewish-Arab… Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.businessinsider.com This is an interesting angle on the concept of crowd sourced data. In the traditional environment of cartography with mapping companies, many calls are received questioning accuracy of data … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Arnold Schwarzenegger voices Waze as the Terminator – USA TODAY

Arnold Schwarzenegger talks exclusively about bringing his ‘Terminator Genisys’ voice to the Waze navigation app, a function users can select starting Monday. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.usatoday.com TomTom started it several years ago with a huge range of voices from … Continue reading

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Waze will now tweet unusual traffic alerts through localized Twitter accounts – The Next Web

Waze is a great tool for checking real-time traffic to and from your destinations, but this information was always limited to users who’ve downloaded the app. Today, Waze wants to… Source: thenextweb.com Waze has so much potential, but I never … Continue reading

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Police urge Google to turn off ‘stalking’ feature on mobile app for drivers – The Guardian

If Waze was to disable this feature in New Zealand, they may as well turn the light off on the way out. Continue reading

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Follow that Car App: Jaguar Land Rover Developing 360° Windscreen and Ghost Car Navigation

Following people when you don’t have nav and don’t know where you are going is a traffic hazard. Continue reading

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