Little Waze goes a long way


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  • Monday, 16 Dec 2013

Waze has nearly 50 million users worldwide and 1.5 million active users in Malaysia alone and of that number, some 3,300 users are also map editors.

For a company with only about 110 employees, Waze Inc achieved what most other companies require thousands of employees worldwide to do — it has created a navigation app with a comprehensive map with turn-by-turn directions.

Waze does this by turning to the users of the app to create and ­maintain the map — at its most basic, Waze users themselves ­automatically build a map of area by simply having the app running as they drive around.

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