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Waze Kevin Hart

Social GPS app Waze is adding more voices for those who prefer to have celebrities tell them where they’re driving. Actor and comedian Kevin Hart is the first celebrity to lend their voice to Waze, giving users a new voice option for their turn-by-turn navigation. Read on for more!

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Google just can’t seem to catch a break. According to a report by the New York Post, the search giant’s $1.1 billion acquisition of Israel-based mapping service Waze has prompted an antitrust investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Google officially acquires Waze

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by on June 11, 2013 1:40 pm
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Google purchasing Waze

Today, Google announced they have inked the deal for Waze. While terms weren’t disclosed in the official blog post, most of the other news was. Curious what the terms are? Read on for more!

Google purchasing Waze

Waze is a direct competitor to Google in many ways, and outdoes them in a few others. Waze relies on user signal feedback to create a real-time traffic picture, and user feedback on construction or police speed traps paint a detailed picture of your surroundings. How do you think this would fit into Google Maps?