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'Waze' joins efforts to fight the coronavirus

'Waze' joins efforts to fight the coronavirus

Israeli company asks governments around the world to share data on location of medical testing and emergency food distribution centersArutz Sheva, 16/04/2020 10:14
Widespread Waze malfunction

Widespread Waze malfunction

Technical malfunction causes drivers across Israel to be unable to plan trip with Waze.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2018 20:20
'Iron Dome' wins 'Invention of Israel'

'Iron Dome' wins 'Invention of Israel'

'70 Greatest Israeli Blue-and-White Inventions' competition, initiated by Economy Ministry, ends today with selection of Iron Dome system.Mordechai Sones, 15/04/2018 14:17
Israeli family accidentally enters Ramallah

Israeli family accidentally enters Ramallah

Spanish-speaking Israeli family attempts to reach Jerusalem, is redirected to Ramallah instead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2018 22:57
Report: Waze is once again working in Iran

Report: Waze is once again working in Iran

Geographical navigation application working again in Iran after being blocked due to its Israeli background.Elad Benari, 16/01/2018 03:45
New Jersey borough penalizes Waze users

New Jersey borough penalizes Waze users

In attempt to reduce severe traffic created by navigation app, borough to issue fines to nonresidents using local streets at rush hours.Tal Polon, 26/12/2017 14:24
Iran seeks to block Waze because of Israel

Iran seeks to block Waze because of Israel

Iran working to block access to geographical navigation application which was founded by Israelis.Elad Benari, 10/10/2017 03:45
Thousands of Israeli Wazers report roadkill incidents

Thousands of Israeli Wazers report roadkill incidents

12,000 Israelis take part in effort to save Israeli wildlife from road accidents.JTA, 22/06/2017 22:13
Waze to help keep Israel’s wild animals from becoming road kill

Waze to help keep Israel’s wild animals from becoming road kill

Society for the Protection of Nature launches campaign calling Israeli drivers to use Waze to report wild animals run over by cars.JTA, 03/03/2017 03:14
Waze puts morning drivers to Jerusalem in a (traffic) jam

Waze puts morning drivers to Jerusalem in a (traffic) jam

Error by Waze causes major headache for Israeli drivers heading to Jerusalem.JTA, 23/02/2017 05:07
4 soldiers using Waze accidentally enter Arab town

4 soldiers using Waze accidentally enter Arab town

Four soldiers using Waze wandered into Area A under Palestinian Authority control, and were rescued without incidentArutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2016 16:38
Soldiers attacked after following Waze

Soldiers attacked after following Waze

Soldiers accidentally entered Beit Fajjar near Gush Etzion while following GPS app; recalls similar near-fatal incident earlier this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2016 22:44
Qalandiya drama not the first Waze controversy

Qalandiya drama not the first Waze controversy

Waze traffic app has gained global popularity, and with good cause - but recent drama in Qalandiya highlights potential pitfalls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2016 17:57
Waze denies app led soldiers into deadly gunbattle

Waze denies app led soldiers into deadly gunbattle

Traffic app hits back at accusations it was at fault for getting soldiers lost, say hapless troops didn't follow directions.Arutz Sheva, 01/03/2016 15:18
Looking for a mikveh? Use Waze

Looking for a mikveh? Use Waze

Religious Ministry figures show nearly a million searches on app for the nearest ritual bath as new initiative helps 55,200 women.Hezki Baruch, 10/02/2016 13:02
Haredi Music Star Narrowly Escapes Arab Lynch Mob

Haredi Music Star Narrowly Escapes Arab Lynch Mob

Yishai Lapidot is extremely thankful Sunday, after he narrowly escaped being “lynched” by Arabs in Jerusalem Saturday night.Haim Lev, 02/08/2015 18:03
Google Reveals How Much it Paid for Israeli App

Google Reveals How Much it Paid for Israeli App

Google reveals it paid $966 million to acquire Israeli online mapping service Waze in June.Elad Benari, 26/07/2013 06:12
US Gov’t Scrutinizes Google Acquisition of Waze

US Gov’t Scrutinizes Google Acquisition of Waze

The US government is scrutinizing the mammoth Google search engine’s acquisition of the Israeli-created Waze mapping application.Chana Ya'ar, 23/06/2013 11:08
Akunis: Use Waze Money to Help Students

Akunis: Use Waze Money to Help Students

The money to be collected by the state for the sale of Waze should be used to help college students, MK Ofer Akunis saidDavid Lev, 16/06/2013 17:40
Netanyahu Congratulates Waze

Netanyahu Congratulates Waze

PM congratulates heads of Waze on selling their app to Google. 'You put Israeli technology on the global map.', 11/06/2013 22:15
Israeli App Waze Announces Google Merger

Israeli App Waze Announces Google Merger

The Israeli traffic app Waze, which has almost 50 million users, announced that it has accepted an offer to join Google.Rina Tzvi , 11/06/2013 19:45
Google to Buy Waze for $1.3 Billion

Google to Buy Waze for $1.3 Billion

Huge deal is not finalized and still open to changes. Israeli start-up had been negotiating with Facebook, too.Gil Ronen, 09/06/2013 19:39
Facebook or Google Buying Israeli 'Waze'?

Facebook or Google Buying Israeli 'Waze'?

Navigation app co-founder speaks at Tourism Summit, strengthens entrepreneurship and says that media has so far "sold him out" a few times.Kuvien Images, 29/05/2013 12:07
Are Google and Facebook Fighting Over Israeli App?

Are Google and Facebook Fighting Over Israeli App?

Google is considering buying Israeli map-software provider Waze, setting up a possible bidding war with Facebook.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/05/2013 02:09
Facebook in Talks to Buy Israeli GPS App

Facebook in Talks to Buy Israeli GPS App

Facebook is in talks on a potential $1 billion deal to buy the Israel-based GPS mobile navigation app Waze, says The Wall Street Journal.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/05/2013 23:15
Will Apple Buy an Israeli Navigation App?

Will Apple Buy an Israeli Navigation App?

Reports say Apple Inc. is in talks to buy Waze, a popular navigation app developed by Israelis.Elad Benari, 03/01/2013 02:14
‘Waze’ Can Help Police at Traffic Trouble Spots

‘Waze’ Can Help Police at Traffic Trouble Spots

Ben Gurion U. researchers have analyzed “Waze" app data to highlight traffic trouble spots, where police can be deployed more effectively.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 30/12/2012 12:15
Founder of WAZE Visits Dan Academic Center

Founder of WAZE Visits Dan Academic Center

The president and co-founder of the Israeli start-up, the WAZE 'smart' GPS system visited the Dan Academic Center. Arutz Sheva was there.Chana Ya'ar and Yoni Kempinski, 02/12/2012 10:39