Articles tagged “waze”

Travel Technology

Navigating Leadership With Waze CEO Neha Parikh

Listen in for a discussion from Skift Global Forum featuring Waze CEO Neha Parikh in conversation with Skift Research Senior Analyst Seth Borko.

Navigating Leadership With Waze CEO Neha Parikh

Transport

Full Video: Waze CEO Neha Parikh at Skift Global Forum 2022

Waze, owned by Google, has huge potential to change the way cities move, as they place a renewed focus on mobility and community. Watch CEO Neha Parikh explain why the technology is much more than a navigation app.

Full Video: Waze CEO Neha Parikh at Skift Global Forum 2022

Online Travel

Grab and Western Superapp Confusion

Grab emerged as a leading superapp because of conditions specific to Southeast Asia. Don't look for U.S. and European copycats to get traction.

Grab and Western Superapp Confusion

Online Travel

Google Maps Integration Leaves Out Waze’s Speed Trap Alerts

Google is all grown up now and won't take chances on integrating Waze's reports about police speed traps into Google Maps. That takes some of the life and authenticity out of the Waze community.

Google Maps Integration Leaves Out Waze’s Speed Trap Alerts

Online Travel

Breaking: Apple Buys HopStop to Boost Transit and Location Data in Maps

News of the other acquisition this morning was a relief for anyone struggling to get good information from their iPhone using Apple's maps. The addition of fan favorite HopSpot should improve matters even more.

Breaking: Apple Buys HopStop to Boost Transit and Location Data in Maps

Online Travel

Google-Waze deal to get close anti-trust review

Unlikely the deal will get tripped up in anti-trust, Waze is too small to have ever become a material competitor, and its elimination from the market doesn't change much from competitive scenario.

Online Travel

There may be traffic ahead for Google’s acquisition of Waze

Google's Waze purchase will be scrutinized closely from a number of angles, but the most important one in the long run may likely be sceptical users wondering just what they're doing with all that data about their movements.

Online Travel

Google buys traffic maps app Waze for $1.1 billion, to keep it separate

In this new world, multi-brand strategy is clearly how big Internet companies want to operate, partly to not mess with the DNA of the startups they're buying.

Google buys traffic maps app Waze for $1.1 billion, to keep it separate

Online Travel

Report: Google will buy Waze mapping and navigation service for $1.3 billion

If accurate, it's good news for Waze. Especially since the app's appetite for data and battery power has become a turn off for many of the early adopters.

Online Travel

Waze wooing heats up as Google mulls acquiring mapping service

Google Maps already holds such a dominant position that it would be such a shame if it is able to buy Waze. Could you imagine the Justice Department weighing the antitrust implications of a maps/navigation acquisition? That would be another sign -- as if we needed it -- that mobile is playing such an important role in our lives.

Waze wooing heats up as Google mulls acquiring mapping service