The who, what, and why of Where 2.0

The ongoing conference maps out the ever-maturing market for geo-enabled Web applications.

CNET News staff
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The ongoing Where 2.0 conference in Burlingame, Calif., maps out the ever-maturing market for geo-enabled Web applications.

The lazy person's guide to geo sites

For those who want to get stuff out without putting stuff in.
(Posted in Webware)
May 14, 2008, 12:41 PM PDT

Yahoo hopes users will help pinpoint photos

Company will start telling people where it thinks Flickr photos were taken, but people can correct the photo-sharing site's misconceptions.
May 14, 2008 12:33 PM PDT

Google opens geographic search interface

By opening its Geo Search API, Google now lets outside Web sites display the full set of geographically tagged features that Google Maps can show.
May 13, 2008 1:23 p.m PDT

Dash Navigator gets open API

Now developers can put their own apps on your GPS device.
(Posted in Webware)
May 13, 2008 10:42 p.m PDT

Fire Eagle's missing apps

Tom Coates, creator of Yahoo's data location broker, talks about the apps that don't support Fire Eagle yet, but should.
(Posted in Webware)
May 13, 2008 5:20 p.m PDT

GIS exec works to unlock hidden geo data

The dominant maker of geographic information system software is making it easier for governments to share their own detailed mapping information.
May 13, 2008 3:20 p.m. PDT

Poly9 puts the globe in your Web page

Want to embed a globe? Try Free Earth, a Flash-based Google Earth competitor.
(Posted in Webware)
May 13, 2008, 12:33 p.m. PDT

Google begins blurring faces in Street View

Technology that scours image database for faces responds to privacy concerns about Google Maps' all-seeing digital camera eye.
May 13, 2008 10:01 a.m. PDT

Where 2.0 Launchpad: The best of a dozen geo start-ups

Rafe Needleman's picks from the Demo of Where: Launchpad.
(Posted in Webware)
May 12, 2008, 7:53 p.m. PDT

Nokia Maps 2.0 gets Web component

Nokia previews its Web companion for Nokia Maps 2.0 mobile software application at Where 2.0.
(Posted in Crave)
May 12, 2008, 7:05 p.m. PDT

Mileposts on the geo Web: Plazes and praized

Two new efforts to fill in geo data for the Web.
(Posted in Webware)
May 12, 2008, 6:07 p.m. PDT

Yahoo offers geographic data to Web sites

Company opens a database of place names and other geographic data--and services to use them.
May 12, 2008 5:21 p.m. PDT