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- A web map that lets users simply find ownership and tax information as well as their nearest parks, libraries, fire stations, walkability, etc.
- Google Maps mashup for SMS that lets you display SMS directly on the Google Maps. Could be used as micro blogging, local news publishing, etc.
- Using the Google Maps API and the Korean Portal Blog API for travel like Wikipedia. In Korean.
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Google yesterday announced that it will be updating the Google Maps APIs with a new basemap look and feel that is consistent with the look and feel that is now present across all Google products that incorporate Google Maps. The updated look and feel was implemented to improve user experience.
Google Maps API is one of the most popular APIs in our directory. A month back, we reported on Google’s plans to charge for high usage of its Google Maps API. This led to a good amount of confusion among developers on whether they would fall under the category of high usage and if occasional spikes in usage would end up labeling their applications as heavy users. Meanwhile, MapQuest capitalized on the opportunity to declare its maps 100% free.
Gowalla, Foursquare, Yelp, Facebook Places, the list goes on. There's certainly no shortage of methods to tell people where you are and what you're doing while you're there. Startup Whatser, built on the SoGeo API for location-based apps, has jumped into the ring with a different approach to check-in services: to be useful.
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