Waze joins Google

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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:08 am

xteejx wrote:Use Googles servers and resources for what they're worth. Live map tile refreshes maybe? Overkill perhaps.

Already possible and being done with livemap. Sorta.
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby fvwazing » Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:26 am

"You have reached your destination."

Congrats guys, well played.
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby TruckOttr » Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:47 am

fvwazing wrote:"You have reached your destination."

Congrats guys, well played.


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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby eclectice » Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:16 am

Hi noam and Waze team...

What will happen to Facebook, Foursquare and Bing integration either in Waze app or WME after Google acquisition? I hope they will stay the same as they are besides new additions of Google Maps and G+.
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby xd-data-ii » Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:53 am

Congrats.
Worrying and interesting at same time though. Really hoping the app is not changed or influenced by google. I don't know one person who uses google+ so don't want that added instead of Facebook. Would also not like to see my waze account linked to my google account.

Biggest concern -> I suppose all our activities and tracking through waze will be nicely packed up and sent on by google to the US government.
Can waze guarantee our activities and data is protected from google and its willful passing of user personal data to authorities with no business being in our business?
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby alvtej » Wed Jun 12, 2013 4:03 am

Congratulations to all Waze employees and management´s It´s cool !
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby banished » Wed Jun 12, 2013 4:16 am

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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby lopaolo69 » Wed Jun 12, 2013 4:35 am

I hope this change the way you share some informatiins.
At the moment you got 1 billion of $ and we loose the bing aerials.
I hope G share with us their better aerials than Bing.
I hope G force you to give more support to our needs, like answers to questions still alone, unanswered.

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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby kentsmith9 » Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:20 am

No matter how it turns out past this point, I have had a great year getting to know more about my Northern California than I ever thought possible. Hopefully I can continue to have Waze be my OCD outlet and I won't have to find yet another new one. ;)

Congrats to the whole Waze team. I personally know the feeling when you reach this point of some cash for hard work in a startup. :D

Too bad the volunteer workforce cannot share in that happiness. :|
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Re: Waze joins Google

Postby kpouer » Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:48 am

lopaolo69 wrote:I hope this change the way you share some informatiins.
At the moment you got 1 billion of $ and we loose the bing aerials.
I hope G share with us their better aerials than Bing.
I hope G force you to give more support to our needs, like answers to questions still alone, unanswered.


No we did not loose Bing aerials yet, we don't know and still hope to keep both.
And Google aerials are not always better, in several places they are older than bing's.
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