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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.