Factual continues to expand the world's access to data with a makeover and relaunch of its Geopulse API. Now renamed, Geopulse Context aims to provide developers with the geographic and commercial context of locations to enable personalized app experiences. The new API expands US Census data and commercial metrics available via Factual APIs.
Your local newspaper probably uses maps on its site. If it doesn't, it will soon. As newspapers look online for readership (and thus, revenue), they look for new ways to show information related to the places they cover.