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Google Has Waze To Annoy Facebook In Bidding War - Breaking Analysis

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    Start-up Waze has a line-up of suitors knocking at its door but will it

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    Start-up Waze has a line-up of suitors knocking at its door but will it accept any of its countless offers? Joining us now to provide his breaking analysis is SiliconANGLE Contributing Editor John Casaretto.





    So John, Tell us about Waze, who are they and what do they do?



    How is Waze different from other map software providers currently out there?



    Google already has the most popular and well-respected map application with Google Maps, so what would Google want with Waze?



    Waze has also been under consideration by Facebook.

    Why is Facebook interested in the start-up?



    Word is that Waze is seeking upwards of $1 billion for a buyout, however there's also speculation that The Palo Alto, California-based startup might remain independent.

    What might Waze's motivation be to not accept a buyout offer?



    Who do you feel would most benefit from an acquisition with Waze?



    Do you think Waze will accept an offer or try to expand on their own?



    What is the best move for a start-up in a bidding war scenario?



    What sort of risks are associated with a buyout?

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