Google and Facebook square up in bidding war for Waze

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Mobile satellite navigation start-up at the centre of $1bn tussle

Google is reportedly squaring up to Facebook in a $1bn (£660m) bidding war for Israeli mobile satellite navigation start-up Waze. According to Bloomberg, the internet giant has expressed an interest...

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