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Waze Becomes Tour de France’s Official Traffic Manager

Waze has today announced a three-year sponsorship and partnership with the Tour de France and the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift. In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, Waze is now the Tour’s official Traffic Manager. The Tour is the latest event to join more than 300 event producers in Canada and around the world as a...

You Can Now Listen to Apple Music in Waze

Google’s Waze announced on Tuesday it has now integrated Apple Music into the navigation app, "so you can keep your eyes on the road while enjoying the ride." The integration means once you authorize your Apple Music connection to Waze, you’ll be able to access the iPhone maker’s music streaming service right from the Waze...

Pop Icon Christina Aguilera Joins Waze to Mark International Women’s Day

This March marks the arrival of International Women’s Day around the world and to celebrate the occasion, Waze is welcoming pop star Christina Aguilera, who has a long history of advocating for women and underrepresented voices. “International Women’s Day is a significant reminder that we are still fighting against gender bias and stereotypes,” Christina says. “Partnering...

Apple Executives Discuss New Apple Maps Features

Apple Maps has been given a new treatment with the target of making Apple's app competitive to users once again. When speaking to CNN Underscored, Apple Maps product lead David Dorn and design lead Meg Frost got to discuss the latest and greatest features. Apple has struggled to maintain the relevance of Apple Maps when...

Waze Releases 2021 ‘Year in Rear View’; New Santa Driving Experience

Google-owned Waze has released its annual survey of users using first and third-party data, asking respondents in Canada, along with those in the U.S., U.K., France, Italy, Israel, Brazil and Mexico about their driving experience using the app and behaviours. Santa is Here for Driving with Spotify Playlists Also new is a Santa driving experience...

Waze, Halo Unlock Two New Vehicles and Moods in Halo Experience

Back in August, Waze partnered with Microsoft for a Halo-themed takeover where Master Chief would give users driving directions in real life and today, two new Moods and two new vehicles have been unlocked in the Halo experience on Waze. "To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Halo this November, we are offering Waze and Halo...

Waze Teams Up With Headspace to Help Mitigate Driving Stress

Google-owned navigation app Waze is hoping to bring a little zen to drivers by integrating the Headspace mindfulness app. Back on the road to work? Find yourself increasingly stuck in traffic jams and feeling your stress levels rising? A new Medium post explains that Waze wants to help mitigate driving stress with a new mindfulness...

Waze, Headspace Partner to Make Your Daily Commutes Pleasant

Waze has today announced its new partnership with Headspace, a global leader in mindfulness and meditation, to help drivers feel less stressed behind the wheel and arrive at their destinations feeling good. Drivers activating the Headspace experience on Waze will learn how to create more joyful and meaningful drives with custom navigation prompts. The experience includes...

Waze Launches ‘PAW Patrol’ Voices for a Limited Time

[caption id="attachment_358248" align="aligncenter" width="1400"] Image: Waze[/caption] Parents--start your engines (or get your ear plugs). PAW Patrol-themed content will be available on the Waze app throughout August, announced the Google-owned company on Wednesday. In celebration of the theatrical release of PAW Patrol: The Movie, due to hit cinemas on August 20, the Waze app will play host...