Waze News

Waze is testing a ridesharing program to take on Uber

Uber always calls its car-on-demand service “ridesharing,” mostly as a way to get around accusations of running an illegal taxi service. But what if an app that knew millions of people’s destinations started >>

Google confirms Waze acquisition

Google on Tuesday confirmed that it has acquired social navigation company Waze. Earlier reports had suggested that Google offered to pay a whopping $1.3 billion to acquire the company, reportedly beating out both >>

Waze said to have rejected Apple’s buyout offer

It isn’t often you hear about a small startup rejecting a buyout offer from the world’s most valuable company, but times may be changing. Earlier rumors had claimed a deal was in the >>

Apple reportedly not looking to buy Waze after all

Despite earlier rumors that claimed a deal was in the works, CNET and TechCrunch are both reporting that Apple (AAPL) has no plans to acquire Waze. It was previously reported that Apple was >>