Google Makes It Official and Seals Deal With Waze

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Google bought Israeli mapping startup Waze on Tuesday for an undisclosed sum, acquiring an online real-time mapping service to safeguard its own lead in one of the most crucial aspects of smartphone usage.

No Waze For Facebook As Talks End: Report

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Facebook has ended billion-dollar talks to acquire Waze, a free social mapping and navigation application, AllThingsD reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.