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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.

Google Now`s new update helps daily commuters avoid traffic accident sites

Google might have reportedly expanded the utility of its Google Now app with the addition of a new feature that lets a daily commuter know if they are heading near a traffic accident.

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 Maps integrates traffic app Waze

Google on Tuesday said it began integrating into its online maps features from the Waze traffic app it acquired earlier this year in a deal said to be worth some $1 billion.

Google’s Waze buyout paves way for Israeli Internet growth

Google`s acquisition of online mapping service Waze could lead way to Israeli Internet growth.

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 eyeing $1 billion Waze GPS app deal

Social media giant Facebook is in talks with Israel-based GPS mobile app Waze for a deal worth a whopping one billion dollars.

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.

Now, mobile application to minimise accidents

A GPS traffic application like Waze can help minimise road accidents with better deployment of police at the most accident prone sites, shows a study.