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Monday, January 25, 2010

Update: Bing Maps Blog let’s folks know about the contest today.

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by Adena Schutzberg on 01/25 at 02:57 PM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

Haiwatha Bray reviews the event - among those quoted: MetaCarta’s Chris Schmidt.

- Boston Globe

by Adena Schutzberg on 01/25 at 08:11 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

The goal is assembling 1 billion “people” on the Google Map at Taksim Square in Istanbul. The gathering will then move, pixel by pixel to the parliament building in Ankara to protest restrictions on accessing sites such as youtube, lasf.fm and Google Pages.

The virtual protest uses a Google Docs (looks like My Maps to me here) to create and move individual people, that is markers, on the map. Those outside Turkey are invited to join the protest.

- ReadWriteWeb

by Adena Schutzberg on 01/25 at 08:01 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

The Hill interviews Brian Mefford, CEO of Connected Nation, the organization that thus far has receive the most funds for the mapping phase of the broadband stimulus. He goes on about how his organization gets “rag tag” (my term) data from the carriers about their service areas and then puts it all in GIS format that is automatically updated.

by Adena Schutzberg on 01/25 at 07:37 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

Waze has entered its first partnership in a series of international partnerships with Location World, an LBS company in Latin America, which will introduce crowdsourced maps to that geography.

In the partnership, waze will use location world’s maps and in return waze will provide location world with real-time crowdsourced map updates and real-time traffic information.

- press release

by Adena Schutzberg on 01/25 at 07:19 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share
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