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Google`s Waze app to alert kidnappings in LA

Alerts about hit-and-runs and kidnappings in Los Angeles will soon pop up on traffic app Waze, along with road closure information, the West Coast city`s mayor said Tuesday.

After Vine, Instagram and Waze debut on Windows Phone

Windows Phone users will now be able to use popular iOS and Android apps, Instagram and Waze on their devices.

Google grabs maps app Waze for $1 billion: Report

Waze taps into the collective knowledge of road warriors in order to make life more pleasant for drivers while creating reliable street maps.

Google to buy Israeli GPS app Waze for $1 bn

Haaretz newspaper said on its website that the two companies had agreed terms and were about to sign for a price "exceeding USD 1 billion".

Google in talks to buy Waze for $1 bn: Report

The four-year-old company has 47 million users.

Facebook in talks to buy Isareli firm Waze for up to $1bn

Facebook is making a bid to acquire Israeli mobile satellite navigation firm Waze for $800 million to $1 billion, reports said.