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.
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.