This is an Android wrapper library for the Google Places API created by Greg Marzouka. It can interact with the API functions of reference, localization, and mapping. It could be useful to create location awareness, search everywhere, and autocomplete as stated on the official Google Places API site. This site provides a link to display a showcase to discover Google Places API implementation. Author Greg Marzouka is on Twitter @gregmarzouka
EBSCO announced that Sweden's Stockholm University has selected the EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) which includes custom integration of the EDS API into the institution's library software platform. The University was looking for a reliable search and discovery solution that would be easy to integrate with the existing library software platform.
Flat maps have a hard time communicating elevation changes, but now you can access the data to visualize as you want. Google Maps added two elevation services, bringing you the meters above sea level for any point on earth.
Seattle based Front Seat software launched a new service to rank public transit for an area. The service almost perfectly illustrates the value of open government data. The "Transit Score" offers a handy location score that's compelling because transportation is a major factor in picking an affordable place to live.