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Friday, January 14, 2011

Search Engine Land has more details of Hanke’s new role.

—- original post 1/11/11—-

Google is mapping Korogocho, one of Nairobi’s informal settlements. Volunteers are trained and do the work. It’s unclear if they go into the field.

- The East African

Forbes reports Google Earth’s John Hanke is joining a new team at Google. “We’re creating an entrepreneurial lab — fewer than 20 people. It is an incubator for (building products in) mobile, local, and social information.” The group also has a focus on “user-generated location services.”

- Forbes Blog via @LBSZone

South Korea feels Google broke its telecommunications laws by collecting personal information. It’s Cyber Terror Response Center deciphered data from nabbed hard drives and found the data.

- Korea Herald via Slashdot

by Adena Schutzberg on 01/14 at 02:09 PM | Comments | Bookmark and Share
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