The Bing REST Client is a library for accessing the Bing Maps and Bing Spatial APIs. Eventually, the library will enable users to access all of Bing's public APIs. The Bing REST Client works with .NET 4.5, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.x, Android, and iOS.
Location-sharing service Gowalla is preparing to launch its long-awaited write API (our Gowalla API profile). The move could makes its platform as desirable as its main competitor, FourSquare. With it, comes the need to relinquish a bit of control of the user experience, something Gowalla has considered an important factor of its success.
AOL has announced that its MapQuest service now supports OpenID logins as part of the new My MapQuest capability. AOL has long been an OpenID innovator. As AOL's George Fletcher reminds us, AOL was one of the earliest OpenID providers.