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2.18.17

'Raid Alerts' Wants to Warn Undocumented Immigrants With an App

A project that started under Obama gained new life under President Trump.

10.5.16

Waze Lets Israelis Avoid Palestinian Areas, but Not the Other Way Around

I drove across through the West Bank to find out if the navigation app has a double standard when it comes to identifying dangerous driving territories.

9.1.16

Local Governments Are Letting Silicon Valley Skirt Public Disclosure Laws

Uber and Waze are following an example that was originally set by the surveillance industry.

8.31.16

Google Is Trying to Create the New Uber

It's a lot cheaper than Uber and Lyft, too.

3.1.16

Navigation App Sends Israeli Soldiers Into a West Bank Refugee Camp, Sparking Fatal Clashes

In a tragic catalogue of errors, fatal clashes broke out after two Israeli soldiers accidentally entered a Palestinian refugee camp while using a popular GPS cellphone app to navigate.

12.16.15

Know When to Bundle Up With This 'Wearable Weather Station'

Has your friend still not turned on the heat? Now you'll know before you head over.

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9.3.15

Waze Fell for Fake Data Planted by a Competitor, Lawsuit Alleges

A new lawsuit alleges that Waze was caught red-handed used fake mapping data designed purely to find data thieves.

4.29.15

An LA City Councilmember Wants to Stop the Navigation App Waze from Giving Drivers So Many Shortcuts

Waze has made navigating LA quicker for commuters, but Paul Krekorian says it's causing problems in areas that are seeing an influx of shortcut-seeking drivers.

1.28.15

Traffic Tracking App Waze Hits Back at Police Criticism

Company hits back at Los Angeles Police Chief’s accusations that the app helped an accused killer track the location of two cops shot in New York last month.