Waze is a case study in what is possible – both good and bad – when real-time data is at our fingertips
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Over the years Google Maps have collected Billion of bytes of data to map the entire world. Increasing penetration of GPS-enabled smartphone has fueled Google’s appetite for data even further and it is putting all that data to good use.
From a modest Israeli start-up to one of the highest valuation during its acquisition by Google, Waze embodies the success of crowdsourcing ventures, and allows for a much cheaper method of data collection than that used by major corporations – like Waze’s new mother company, Google.