U.S. government agencies may be tossing down nearly a million dollars each to include the premier version of Google Maps on their sites. The payments aren't going directly to Google, but an Ohio service provider Onix Networking. Onix lists several options on Apps.gov, a marketplace for technology services and applications.
Localscope, the app that:
"lets you see and know your locality like never before," now "enables third party applications to use the Localscope app to search for and discover geo tagged information via the Localscope API."