Fire Eagle API

Fire Eagle
Note: This is in private beta as of March 2008. From their site: Fire Eagle is the secure and stylish way to share your location with sites and services online while giving you unprecedented control over your data and privacy. We're here to make the whole web respond to your location and help you to discover more about the world around you.
Specs
http://yahoo.net
Social
Mapping
XML, JSON, GeoJSON, REST
GeoRSS
Yes
Ruby, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Perl
OAuth
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Sounds interesting, I wanna see this in action! Shame they dont have support for the .net framework! :(

its a webservice based api so you could very well use .net framework to make that webservice call to their REST interface

Geomium Geomium
Geomium is a local social application that allows you to meet people near you and see what's going on around you. Geomium. Live local. Live social.
Locago Locago
Locago is a mobile framework with an open API for third party content. GPS enable, turn-by-turn navigation, global map coverage and supported by 105+ different phone models. 45+ different content layers available in Locago.
Sparrow - iPhone Location Updater for Twitter Sparrow - iPhone Location Updater for Twitter
Deprecated
Sparrow is the simplest way to update your location on iPhone. With one tap, you can tell Fire Eagle and Twitter exactly where you are. No other iPhone app does so little, so well. Check-in with Sparrow, and get on with your life.
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Deprecated
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ConnectorLocal ConnectorLocal
By finding the best sources for local information then combining that with new user-generated content from your neighbors, friends and family, ConnectorLocal.com enables hyper-localized commerce, tourism and entertainment. It's What the Locals Know.
GeoUpdater GeoUpdater
Deprecated
Reads your location from FireEagle as you move and automatically pushes status updates to Facebook or generates a personal GeoRSS feed. Recent locations can also be displayed on a map and linked from status updates with nearby wikipedia entries.
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Show which supermarkets are open now on a map. Integrates Yahoo Fire Eagle, Google Maps and Yahoo Geocoding.
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I'm here is a web app based on the geo location sharing service Fire Eagle. Users can share their geolocation and activities with friends. Geolocation is automatically refreshed.
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Tell Outalot where you are and it will show you the nearest restaurants, shops, bars, and movie theaters. Bookmark, rate, and share your favorite places. Broadcast your location via Twitter. Available online and on iPhone or other mobile devices.
Fireball Fireball
Uses Twitter as an interface to bring your social graph to bear, uses Fire Eagle for secure sharing of your location, and uses Upcoming for cross-correlating events and locations.
Wikinear Wikinear
Wikinear.com shows Wikipedia pages near you, based on your location according to Yahoo! Fire Eagle. The site is optimized for use on a mobile phone.