Google might be pushing brazen with a devise to squeeze Waze for $1 billion or more, according to a new report.
Bloomberg reported Thursday that Google is deliberation a bid for a mobile mapping and navigation company. The hunt hulk perked adult to a thought usually after training that Facebook was in talks to buy Waze, Bloomberg reported.
When reached for comment, Waze orator Julie Mossler pronounced that a startup does not criticism on rumors or speculation.
Waze, founded in 2007, creates a mobile focus for removing directions and routing around trade with a assistance of other drivers. The app is used by 47 million people in 193 countries, and a tip salsa is that maps are powered by a people who use them. CEO Noam Bardin has pronounced Waze is Google’s usually genuine foe on mobile.
The hunt giant’s seductiveness might be encouraged by a enterprise to urge a possess mapping products — or maybe it would only cite to keep mobile-revenue aspirant Facebook out of a domain. Or both.
Still, it sounds as if talks are early-stage as Waze weighs a accumulation of options, that operation from a