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Beacons help Waze users navigate Pittsburgh's tricky tunnel exits

Apr 17, 2017
The $30 gadgets are meant to solve 'tunnel blindness' and prevent accidents.
The Waze app indicates a tunnel is on the route and prompts you to use Bluetooth so the app continues working.  
Erika Beras
They finally got it right.
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Tech IRL: Dynamic maps and how we get directions

Nov 19, 2014
Free digital maps are changing the way we get around, but is personal data the price?

Waze: A volunteered, social sort of surveillance?

Jun 10, 2013
Google scoops up the crowd-sourced social mapping app, where users volunteer their location and traffic details. How does volunteer surveillance data compare to the PRISM/NSA variety?