Tag Archives: Waze

You’ve Got To Stop Those Hacking Waze, Baby

I was told about a great new route to commute to work by a colleague and it was really good for a while. The 14km trip took about an hour by motorway and not much quicker taking the main arterial … Continue reading

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How to Get Notifications and Avoid Traffic Congestion During Christmas and New Year

I don’t know about you, but I hate being stuck in traffic. I live in Auckland, New Zealand where traffic congestion is a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck in it. You have choices … Continue reading

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Is Google Maps Competing with Waze for Real Time Traffic?

“We’re excited about the prospect of enhancing Google Maps with some of the traffic update features provided by Waze and enhancing Waze with Google’s search capabilities.” Continue reading

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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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