The globe is abuzz with talk about a possible Swine Flu pandemic, and mashups are helping people who want to track the progress of the disease. Here are some these brand new mashups built using both the Google Maps API and the Twitter API.
Here is some interesting news that may impact developers using the Google Maps API (our Google Maps API profile). Google has recently made a couple of updates to their terms of service and have posted the the new terms of service here. There was an initial update made in early November, but one that lead to some debate and confusion about a couple of points, which in turn to a subsequent update. The net result is that the terms of service have been streamlined and some previous restrictions have been removed, including a restriction on the use of Google Maps in desktop applications. Here's a summary of the changes: