07 juin 2017

Google to expand Waze app ride-sharing program

Google to expand Waze app ride-sharing program Google is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that could that could set up a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber​. The plans will build upon a test service that Google’s navigation app Waze​ launched three months ago in the San Francisco Bay Area. The program allows anyone using the Waze app to offer a ride to a limited pool of people trying to get to work or home. Now, only people working at six... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2017

A Google car expert told us there's one thing that could seriously delay self-driving cars

A Google car expert told us there's one thing that could seriously delay self-driving cars The Department of Transportation wants cities to be smarter. That's why it formed the Smart City Challenge, a contest that challenged cities to draw up plans showing how they would make their city smarter to integrate emerging technology like self-driving cars. The winning city will receive $40 million and will be announced this month. And it's not just the DOT that thinks cities need to be smarter to prep for driverless... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2017

WAZE DIGS INTO YOUR CAR’S DASHBOARD

WAZE DIGS INTO YOUR CAR’S DASHBOARD WAZE ON YOUR 5-inch smartphone screen is so last year. The hot new thing is Waze on the 8-inch screen in your dashboard. The crowdsourced traffic and navigation app owned by Google is joining the SmartDeviceLink Consortium and working with automakers and developers on open source protocols for connecting smart phones to cars. That means that everything you do in Waze, you’ll soon do from the driver’s seat with a few taps and swipes on the infotainment screen. Kinda... [Lire la suite]