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Waze Offering User Data To Other Companies

Waze, the Israel-based, Google-owned company known for its navigation app, has plans to get information from very active drivers. The Waze Transport SDK lets other companies apply Waze’s mapping, traffic and driver-guidance data into their mobile apps. The new platform launched with six partners, including ride-sharing company Lyft Inc., emergency-dispatch technology provider The Genesis Group and JustPark Parking Ltd. of the U.K. Lyft said it will use the software to update driver routes in real-time when new riders get into their cars.  

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