Big Money for Mobile Crowdsourced Transit App Moovit, With Sequoia Leading $28M Round

The stakes go up for a previously small company that had called itself “Waze for transit.”
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Facebook, Google Slow Their Startup Spending Spree

“Acqhires” dropped dramatically in Q3. Summer lull, or something else?
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Google and Waze Start Mixing Their Maps for the First Time

Coming to a Google Map near you: “Reported via Waze app.”
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Google Spent $1.3B on Acquisitions So Far This Year, Mostly on Waze

There were also 15 non-Waze acquisitions.
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Apple Confirms HopStop Acquisition

Looks like Apple’s recent purchase of crowdsourced location data company Locationary was part of a twofer mapping acquisition.
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After Waze, What Else Can Mobile Crowdsourcing Do?

What sorts of useful things can the geolocated, sensor-laden smartphone toters of the world do for each other?
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FTC Reviewing Google’s Waze Acquisition

Inevitable.
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In Passing on Waze, Did Facebook Make a Big Mistake or the Right Call?

With Google buying the social app for $1 billion, did the social networking giant miss its big mobile mapping opportunity?
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Google Officially Buys Waze in a $1 Billion-Plus Deal, Will Keep It Independent

Google now owns map startup Waze.
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Can Google Reroute Around Regulatory Concerns About Waze Buy?

Big Google deals always get some scrutiny.
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