January 12 marked a tragic day for the country, as the dormant Taal Volcano in Batangas started spewing harmful ashes and gases into the air. The 15-kilometer ash column caused by the eruption spread dangerous compounds such as sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and carbon monoxide far and wide, …

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Navigational app Waze has recently partnered with the Department of Tourism (DOT) in their bid to promote the cultural and natural wonders of the Philippines. The partnership gave birth to the launch of the “100 Days in the Philippines” campaign. The said program is to spread awareness and appreciation for …

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Christmas is all about merry-making and is supposedly the time where we suffered the heaviest traffic congestion for the whole year. Waze, the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app, is trying to help ease that problem of hitting grueling gridlock as each one of us attend numerous Christmas parties, …

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Navigational app Waze recently announced that its Cities Data is now made available on the Google Cloud Platform for ready analysis. Via Google Cloud, Waze for Cities allows more than more than 1,000 global partners to review and analyze transportation patterns, and create visualizations using Google Cloud tools for the …

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Reigning Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has just become the very first Filipino celebrity voice for navigational app Waze. This after bank Banco De Oro partnered with Waze to announce its newest brand ambassador in Gray as the latest addition to the app’s Voice options. Gray’s voice is now available …

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Are you a fan of Cookie Monster? If you said yes, then you would surely enjoy this news. Waze, a GPS navigation app that works on smartphones and tablets, is now adding the voice of this lovable monster in its long list of celebrity voices. So yes, you will now …

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Road navigation app Waze announced its latest Audio Player partner, YouTube Music. Waze has teamed up with YouTube Music, giving drivers a new way to listen to music while safely driving Originally launched in October 2018, Waze’s full-service audio player caters for every taste and genre by partnering with the …

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Surprise, surprise. Manila is said to be the most flood-prone area in the country while Makati is said to be the most accident-prone. This has been the data garnered by community-based road navigation app Waze, in collaboration with Thinking Machines, a data science consultancy. The data was gathered solely from …

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It is very difficult when your car is restricted for the day because of number coding (officially known as the Unified Vehicle Volume Reduction program or UVVRP) and have scheduled errands for that day. But there are several ways around the Metro where you can beat number coding. If you …

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DJ Khaled is known his very unique voice. Songs that he produced or where he is featured sound like motivational workouts where you will be left pumped up. (I had his famous phrase, “Another One” on my mind just by writing this story.) Ever wonder how he sounds when he …

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The Waze community has grown significantly in the Philippines. There are currently 2.85 million active users on the navigation app, of which 30 are map editors. These map editors are the unsung champions of the technology community. They have taken the responsibility of maintaining and updating the Waze map, which …

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It is no secret that everyone is now experiencing the heaviest traffic jams for the year. And no matter how we try to make up for the time, we only get to the destination all furious about the congestion on the road.  In its bid to help commuters and fellow …

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Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) announced on Monday, October 28, that it has partnered with navigation app Waze to let the public know about its projects that impact traffic flow in the metro. Maynilad hopes that with the partnership, the public will be better informed to take alternate routes that …

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Waze, the world’s largest community-based mobility app and a Google company, has further committed to enhance experience with its updated features and putting up partnerships to lessen traffic woes locally by appointing Sarah Rodriguez as country manager for the Philippines. KK Kumar, Waze APAC regional manager expressed confidence on the …

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Apple‘s news operating system, iOS 12, is packed with big updates and great apps. One update worth mentioning is the ability to use a third-party navigation app like Waze and Google Maps in Apple Car Play. This means that you can now use Google Maps to help you get directions …

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