Google confirmed it is acquiring Israeli crowdsourced location services firm Waze. Waze will operate separately and remain in Israel. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Yelp is revamping its local merchant search and discovery application for Apple's iOS, rolling out an overhauled Nearby tab presenting customized recommendations influenced by the user's profile as well as contextual factors.
Google is finalizing an agreement to acquire crowdsourced location services firm Waze for $1.3 billion, Israeli newspaper Globes reports. The Wall Street Journal corroborates the deal, which sources said could be formally announced as soon as this week. Representatives for Google and Waze declined to comment.
Waze is rolling out updated versions of its crowdsourced location applications for Apple's iOS and Google Android, adding integration with the Facebook Events social calendar.
Facebook has ended negotiations to acquire crowdsourced location services firm Waze, AllThingsD reports.
Google is in talks to acquire crowdsourced location services firm Waze for more than $1 billion, setting the stage for a possible bidding war with Facebook, Bloomberg reports.
Google, during its I/O developer conference, announced it will refresh its Maps for Mobile product on Android and iOS this summer, bringing coupons, improved routing and support for tablets.
After attending Google I/O in San Francisco next week, many developers may be inspired to give some of their existing Android apps an overhaul. According to a wide variety of media reports, Google is already doing something similar with its Google Maps.
Facebook is on the verge of acquiring crowdsourced location services firm Waze for between $800 million and $1 billion, according to multiple reports in Israeli business journals Calcalist , Ynet , and The Market .
Google introduced an updated version of its free Earth mapping and travel application for Android, adding support for the company's Street View technology.