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Its been a long wait, but the leading crowd-sources GPS navigation app, Waze, is now available in the Windows Phone Store. For navigation the app offers a daytime/ night time mode, the ability to avoid toll roads, fastest/shortest routing, a speedometer and more. Most importantly the user is able to report issues such as speed cameras on the road or…

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Waze is a venerable social mapping platform, and until its acquisition by Google was in the process of developing a Windows Phone app. This extended to rolling out a private beta program, and now WindowsPhoneItaly report this beta program has in fact continued, and is nearing its conclusion. With the tensions between Google and Microsoft there is no guarantee that…

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Google has confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that it has been contacted by the FTC about its $1 billion purchase of Waze social GPS Navigation service. Google, who already has an impressive navigation platform itself, is said to have purchased the Israeli company to keep it out of the hands of Facebook and Apple. The effect of Google’s purchase…

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We know Google now owns Waze, but the app and service still remains the best social mapping service in the world, and it seems the app is still heading to Windows Phone, with the closed beta progressing well. Reader MS is part of the beta, and shared some information about the app on Windows Phone. He notes the team has…

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Google has made their purchase of Waze, the crowd-sourced GPS navigation app, official. The company with 28 million users reportedly went for $1.03 billion dollars, in what many characterize as a defensive move to keep Waze out of the hands of Facebook, Apple and Nokia. "Google is not leaving it on the plate for Apple or Facebook to buy,"said Carolina…

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The Waze app is now in the Windows Phone Store, but unfortunately only as part of a closed beta, meaning you cant install it, even if you try. The company recently called for beta testers for the app, and was likely flooded with responses. The entry however does include one screen shot (above) which gives us an idea of the…

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Waze is a community-based mapping, traffic & navigation app with more that 40 million members which lets you to outsmart traffic, save time & gas money, and improve everyone’s daily commute. Since it is a open community based app, its community-generated maps and real-time traffic, you’ll get the best route to your destination. The app actually had its start on…

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