Waze joins Google

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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby iainhouse » Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:10 pm

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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby leocylau » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:49 am

thanks iainhouse, love it :lol:
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby pydagenais » Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:01 pm

For the issue of google / bing maps image....

bing = microsoft / use nokia images from / ovi maps that change name to "here.com"
http://here.com
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby j2002 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:00 pm

Waze joins Google or Google bought Waze? Although it's quite similar, it's not the same. Will Waze and Google Maps/Navigation live together ? How much time? Let's see.
I will read the whole thread to know if it's already commented.
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby fvwazing » Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:40 pm

It is (already commented).
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby Bamablond » Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:40 pm

What kind of bullshit is this, joining google. Its bad enough you sold us out with joining facebook. Who in their right mind would want to join facebook, or google, when they have absolutely nothing to do with this community of traffic monitoring people. If the site needs money, which it doesn't with the adds you are forcing on us now, they could have a updated paid membership which I would happily pay to have the servers working all the time, instead of just part time. No adds, no facebook, and no google. Tell them to go f###### themselves, and remove all interactions with them from this community. Its bad enough facebook sold out all its members, now you want to help exploit this community for the same purpose?
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby maantje76 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:17 pm

You're pretty well informed about the financial position of Waze! Thanks for sharing.

But I would kindly ask you to keep it to a discussion in a normal way.

Thanks!
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby floppyrod84 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:12 pm

Also I think it's a little late to be bitching about it. Google bought the company. Live with it.

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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby sketch » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:12 pm

Anyone see the iOS google maps update?

"Enhanced navigation including live traffic updates and incident reports"

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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:20 pm

sketch wrote:Anyone see the iOS google maps update?

"Enhanced navigation including live traffic updates and incident reports"

Yep. I looked for them, but didn't see any. Didn't see how to report them from GMaps either.
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