GeonamesDotOrgDotNet is a library that allows users to access the GeoNames API's functions from their .NET applications. Currently, the only calls that the library supports are findNearby, findNearbyPlaceName, findNearByWeather, findNearbyWikipedia, get, hierarchy, children, gtopo30, and srtm3.
PubSubHubbub. Say that three times fast. If you're not familiar with PubSubHubbub, it's an extension of the RSS and Atom protocol that allows the feed to push content out when it's updated. That's just the sort of technology we should see from check-in APIs like Foursquare and Gowalla.
The lines between cars, computers, and mobile devices are blurring, as several new web-powered apps have made their way to Ford vehicles via the SYNC on-board vehicle control system API. Following up on our post last month about the use of the SYNC system to enable "cars as a platform," news has emerged about the release of some new apps that give drivers (and passengers) access to web services via mobile devices.