News and updates about WAZE

WAZE can’t get you there - it's not found by using algorithms

When one comes up to the Beit Hamikdash he should ask of people along the way, “Where is it? Which road leads me to the House of God?”

WAZE can’t get you there - it's not found by using algorithms

Boycotting Israel? You might want to forget about emails & Waze

Israeli-Arab pro-Israel activist points out why boycotting the Jewish State may not be smart if you plan on living in the modern world.

Boycotting Israel? You might want to forget about emails & Wazeplayer

Waze to lay off 5 percent of global workforce

Navigation and mapping service says layoffs are partly due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Waze to lay off 5 percent of global workforce

'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 centers

'Waze' joins efforts to fight the coronavirus

Widespread Waze malfunction

Technical malfunction causes drivers across Israel to be unable to plan trip with Waze.

Widespread Waze malfunction

'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.

'Iron Dome' wins 'Invention of Israel'

Israeli family accidentally enters Ramallah

Spanish-speaking Israeli family attempts to reach Jerusalem, is redirected to Ramallah instead.

Israeli family accidentally enters Ramallah

Report: Waze is once again working in Iran

Geographical navigation application working again in Iran after being blocked due to its Israeli background.

Report: Waze is once again working in Iran

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.

New Jersey borough penalizes Waze users

Iran seeks to block Waze because of Israel

Iran working to block access to geographical navigation application which was founded by Israelis.

Iran seeks to block Waze because of Israel

Thousands of Israeli Wazers report roadkill incidents

12,000 Israelis take part in effort to save Israeli wildlife from road accidents.

Thousands of Israeli Wazers report roadkill incidents

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.

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

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

Error by Waze causes major headache for Israeli drivers heading to Jerusalem.

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

4 soldiers using Waze accidentally enter Arab town

Four soldiers using Waze wandered into Area A under Palestinian Authority control, and were rescued without incident

4 soldiers using Waze accidentally enter Arab-controlled area

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.

Soldiers attacked after following Waze into hostile Arab village

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.

Qalandiya drama not the first Waze controversy

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.

Waze denies app led soldiers into deadly Qalandiya gunbattle

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.

Looking for a mikveh? Use Waze

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.

Haredi Music Star Narrowly Escapes Arab Lynch Mob

Google Reveals How Much it Paid for Israeli App

Google reveals it paid $966 million to acquire Israeli online mapping service Waze in June.

Google Reveals How Much it Paid for Israeli App

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.

US Gov’t Scrutinizes Google Acquisition of Waze

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 said

Akunis: Use Waze Money to Help Students

Netanyahu Congratulates Waze

PM congratulates heads of Waze on selling their app to Google. 'You put Israeli technology on the global map.'

Netanyahu Congratulates Waze

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.

Israeli App Waze Announces Google Merger

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.

Google to Buy Waze for $1.3 Billion

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.

Facebook or Google Buying Israeli 'Waze'?player

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.

Are Google and Facebook Fighting Over Israeli 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.

Facebook in Talks to Buy Israeli GPS 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.

Will Apple Buy an Israeli Navigation App?

‘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.

A Way for Waze to Help Police at Traffic Trouble Spots

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.

Founder of WAZE Visits Dan Academic Centerplayer