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Google’s Purchase Of Waze Would Deal A Death Blow To Other Companies’ Mapping Efforts

Gideon Lichfield | Quartz | June 9, 2013

It’s been a heady few months for Israeli social mapping startup Waze. In January Apple was reportedly courting it with a $500 million offer (Corrected: we originally wrote “billion”); last month it was Facebook, for $1 billion. Now Google is planning to offer $1.3 billion, sources have told Globes, an Israeli newspaper. Read More »