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Waze could lead way to Israeli Internet growth

The billion-dollar sale of navigation company Waze to Google may finally be putting Israel on the map as a major player in consumer Internet innovation.Full story

FTC conducting preliminary inquiry of Google's Waze acquisition

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Antitrust regulators are conducting a preliminary inquiry into Google Inc's recent acquisition of online mapping service Waze, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Full story

Google to Buy Social Mapping Startup Waze

Acquiring the real-time traffic and navigation app to help Google stay competitive in mobile mapping. Full story

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Google finalizing $1.3 billion deal for mapping company Waze: source

Google close to buying Israeli mapping start-up Waze: report

Google and Facebook Said to be in Battle to Acquire Social Mapping App Waze

Google eyes Waze as Facebook circles hot Web maps property

Google, like Facebook, in talks to buy Waze for about $1 billion: report

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  Talking Numbers: Google Buying Waze; Time to Buy Google?

Google is buying Waze for $1.3 billion. Steve Cortes, Veracruz TJM, and Carter Worth, Oppenheimer, discuss whether it's time to buy the stock.

  Google's $1.3 Billion Deal With Waze

Google is finalizing its deal with real-time, social-mapping company Waze, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  Battling Over Waze

Waze has 47 million drivers contributing real-time information to its app, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. As a result, Waze provides turn-by-turn directions based on current road conditions.

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Waze, an Israeli mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv
Waze, an Israeli mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv

Waze, an Israeli mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv in May. Google announced Tuesday that it had purchased the mapping service.

Waze, an Israeli mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv
Waze, an Israeli mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv

Waze, an Israeli mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv May 9, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias