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- Sounds from around the UK are geocoded, added to a map and made available for listening. Curated by the British Library, the sounds are contributed by the public.
- This is a mashup of craigslist and Google Maps. People can sell, rent, find houses or find roommates. Instead of entering a zip code, you actually fly there, and focus on the area you want to live in...
- From the site: Bus Monster is a mashup of Google Maps, King Country Trip Planner, and University of Washington's ITS Web Services, with a touch more added in.
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Developers working with Google's next generation of its popular mapping API (our Google Maps API Profile) will be pleased to learn that some new features have been added to the API. Since its initial release a little less than a year ago, v3 of the Google Maps API has steadily been growing in terms of features and functionality. The latest addition of features are three new "layer classes" that make it dead simple to add KML (or GeoRSS), traffic, or bike routes as overlays on a Google Map.
Canada’s Yellow Pages Group (YPG) is launching a new developer ecosystem to support and stimulate startup innovation in the local search and location based services market, including a certified developer program and four ways to monetize applications. The new developer ecosystem comes partly from the group's work with hackfests. “We got tired of seeing all these great ideas die after the hack, we wanted to make sure these potential local search apps were brought to market," YPG's Bradley Wing said. YPG understands the YellowAPI is a natural extension of its existing business model, and extends the reach of its advertisers by feeding their listings through 3rd parties applications built on the platform.
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