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Report: Google may expand its Waze-based ride-sharing service

The Google-owned Waze app uses crowdsourced data to help you avoid traffic slowdowns. A community of Android and iOS users share information about accidents, road closures, and police traps, among other things, and Waze helps you plot the best route to avoid getting stuck on the road. But Google has also started utilizing Waze in a […]

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Lilbits (8-20-2013): Google Maps gets crowd-source traffic updates

It’s been a few months since Google acquired mobile mapping service Waze and promised to bring crowd-sourced data about traffic accidents and other conditions on the roads to Google Maps. Now it’s available. Waze incident reports about construction, road closures, and other conditions will start showing up in Google Maps for Mobile in the US, UK, […]