Nokia and Google battle for the mobile web – Jack Ewing, businessweek
Geo-blogging with Google Maps – Scott Gilbertson, Wired
Tony Hirst, who also created the amazing Google Calendar-on-a-map mashup we told you about last month, is back with a new Yahoo Pipe that makes it dead simple to blog from within Google Maps.Taking advantage of Googleâ€™s MyMaps feature, which allows you to create and customize your own maps, Hirst has created a Yahoo Pipe that can parse the output of your map and turn it into a geo-aware RSS feed â€” perfect for adding a location context to your posts.
Google Earth Founder promises rural images in Google Earth to improve – Desmoines Register
Ohazama also said that Google Earth technicians are trying to update data in more rural areas, such as Iowa…. Imagery they receive for these areas tends to be washed out, so theyâ€™re currently cleaning it up so it doesnâ€™t look like big â€œgray blobs,â€ he said, although he wasnâ€™t sure when Iowaâ€™s data would be refreshed.
Google Static Map api – Google Blogoscoped
I didn’t realize how valuable this could be until Google Blogoscoped showed the simple code required to make it happen. Lots of SMB websites need nothing more