On The Road – Waze bi-weekly newsletter (12.2.2013)

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On The Road – Waze bi-weekly newsletter (12.2.2013)

Postby jonypony » Tue Feb 12, 2013 12:46 pm

Gas-Stations
Ukraine is our latest community to have the gas-prices feature activated and can now update prices and find the cheapest stations around.

Toll Roads
We activated the toll-road avoidance option in Mexico, enjoy!

Self Management
Chile, Germany & Austria are now self-managing communities: They review requests for Area-Management and decide who gets what area.

Translations
We've added Galician & Serbian, and users who would like to – can use them for the interface.

Beta Editor
We're adding the new, more-advanced version of house-numbers feature to the beta editor, and once we see it's working correctly – you'll be able to add individual numbers to every building.
(We have a few more surprises for the next version, so stay tuned)

Road Goodies
In Brazil – we're releasing special carnival goodies.
And especially for Valentine's day - you'll find our romantic Valentine's goodies in every country!

Waze Meetups
We have an upcoming meetup in the USA in March, we'll be meeting the local champs and discuss the hot topics for Waze & the community.

Community & Social
Israel is in the process of moving from it's own old server and joining the international server (this might cause some confusion in the scoreboards for a couple of days).
It will allow the Israeli users to use the new map editor (they've been using the old cartouche so far), as well as make it easier for travelling in/out between countries. Mazal Tov!

New Facebook community -page for our friends in El Salvador. Give them some love (or “like”).
And another one for our Latvian community.

dknight212 Just crossed the 2 million-points mark and we're VERY impressed.
OyyoDams has more than 400,000 edits and is the latest edition to the 400K Club.
maantje76 made over 300,000 edits and the newest member if the 300K Club.
And last but not least, nnote is now a member of the 200K Club – congratulations.

Waze on the News

VIDEO:
We were featured in Real Milwaukee here, and in WFMZ-TV, here.
WMUR-TV
As well as in News 14 in Raleigh/Charlotte, NC
Bryce Gruber on “Mommy Travel Tips”
&
KABB-TV “FOX 29 News First” (FOX) in San Antonio, TX
Superbowl with Robyn Moreno

WEB:
CNN Money
FOX News
HRS Travel blog
Mobile Entertainment
The Maddow Blog
ReadWriteWeb
TheNextWeb
TechCrunch
Digital Mom Blog
KVUE
Mashable
WSBTV


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