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EveryBlock tailors news for every block

Start-up is mining public data bases to provide users hyper-focused news, such street construction, liquor-licenses applications, and lost-and-found items on Craigslist.

By March 3, 2008


Google Maps takes it to the streets

New street-level view in Google Maps shows panoramas and offers zoom-in feature to read signs. Images: Google's view from the street

By May 29, 2007


Podbop nets big prize at MashupCamp

At MashupCamp, one of the youngest attendees on hand walked away with the big prize. Photos: Crowning the top mashup

By February 21, 2006


From Web page to Web platform

Like software makers, Web sites are encouraging coders to build upon their data, giving users more-tailored services.

By August 16, 2005


Google, Yahoo offer peek at mapping code

The two companies hope to encourage developers to create new apps to expand search. Also: Amazon launches mapping service.

By June 30, 2005