March 22, 2011
It's been less than a month since Mixer Labs released the first version of its read/write location API, formerly know as the TownMe GeoAPI. Now Mixer Labs has rebranded the TownMe GeoAPI as GeoAPI.com and released several new features as part of the rebranding.
It's been over a month since an explosion on an off-shore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico started leaking millions of gallons into the ocean. As with other major events, developers create mashups to help make sense of and consume the massive amounts of news available. Below are three examples of such sites, with a focus on the latest crisis.
With a domain like map.pr, you'd think this would be another link shortener. Instead, it uses the Foursquare API to give you a great way to visualize popular places on FourSquare. And, if you're following the World Cup, you can also use Mappr to find spots frequented by fellow fans.