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To Get the Most out of a Trip to Israel, Do These 11 Things

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.05.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Just over 250 miles long and 70 miles wide at its widest point (9 miles wide at narrowest), Israel can be covered in a matter of hours. But, you'll want to stay for days -- as many as possible -- because every inch of this country is imbued with meaning.

Waze Adds Amber Alerts To Popular Traffic App

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.04.2015 | Technology

Waze helps drivers get cheap gas, avoid traffic jams and spot highway patrols -- and now, it wants to find abducted children.

Ten Apps that Can Make Your Life Easier

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 04.09.2015 | Technology
Kyle McCarthy

Earlier this month, the American Psychological Association released their annual Stress in America report. Not surprisingly, according to the report, millennials are the most stressed-out generation, followed by Gen X.

Google's Waze App Fires Back Against Police Criticism

Reuters | Michael Fleeman | Posted 03.29.2015 | Technology

Responding to the Los Angeles police chief, who complained that its popular traffic app could be misused by criminals to track officers, a spokeswoman for Waze said that the company worked with law officers to make them safer.

Police Urge Google To Turn Off Waze App's Cop-Tracking Feature

AP | Eileen Sullivan | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology

Waze, which Google purchased for $966 million in 2013, is a combination of GPS navigation and social networking.

Information-less in the Age of Information

David Sable | Posted 05.31.2014 | Media
David Sable

No -- this isn't a sequel to Lost or a new episode of Sherlock or the next season of Homeland.

Waze and the Wise Kings

David Sable | Posted 02.22.2014 | Media
David Sable

If Moses had Twitter, would the Ten Commandments have received wider coverage? If Muhammad had Facebook or Buddha LinkedIn, would the essential pillars of major religions be different today?

Google Might Have To Face Down The FTC.. Again

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 08.25.2013 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Antitrust regulators are conducting a preliminary inquiry into Google Inc's recent acquis...

Google Makes $1 Billion Purchase To Keep Facebook Away

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology

Waze finally has a buyer. Google on Tuesday announced that it had bought Waze, a social GPS mapping app that specializes in real-time crowd-sourced...

Google Reportedly ThisClose To Snapping Up Map Startup From Facebook

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2013 | Technology

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Google is close to buying Waze for $1.3 billion, an Israeli newspaper reported on Sunday, potentially trumping rival offers for ...

Google May Double Down On Maps (And Mess Up Facebook's Plans)

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Google Inc is considering buying Israeli mobile satellite navigation start-up Waze Inc, which may lead to a bidding war with Facebook Inc,...

Timothy Stenovec

Why Facebook Is Interested In GPS Apps

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.09.2013 | Technology

For years, technology companies have touted the advent of a new fusion of your social habits and mapping. You're driving home from work and an ale...

Facebook's Next $1 Billion Buy?

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2013 | Technology

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is in advanced talks to acquire Israeli mobile satellite navigation start-up Waze for $800 million to $1 billion, bu...

Commuters of the World, Connect

John Rossant | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business
John Rossant

From a system point of view, text sentiment analysis of apps like Waze and Roadify is a potential goldmine for transportation agencies and local governments, who need more information about commuters' real-time problems.

Little Map App Is Going Toe-To-Toe With Big Google Rival

Reuters | Tarmo Virki | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology

By Tarmo Virki (Reuters) - Mobile satellite navigation startup Waze launched a global advertising platform on Wednesday, targeting its ...

Jason Gilbert

9 Ways You Can Control Your Gadgets Without Even Touching Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 04.27.2012 | Technology

An emerging trend in technology this year is -- in the immortal words of television show "Arrested Development" -- "No Touching!" Yes, a growing nu...

Jason Gilbert

An App That Tells You Why People Are Driving So Slowly

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.09.2012 | Technology

Driving during rush hour is terrible. You're always in the slow lane, and when you finally maneuver into the fast lane it inevitably slows down, and y...

Escaping Carmageddon: Waze To The Rescue

Turnstyle | Posted 09.12.2011 | Technology
Turnstyle

This is where Waze comes in: a free turn-by-turn GPS navigation app for smartphones with a built-in social component.

10 Ways Geolocation Is Changing the World (PHOTOS)

Max Gladwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Max Gladwell

Location technologies are transforming how we experience, navigate, and ultimately better our world. From the global to the local, here are 10 ways geolocation is a positive force for good.