• It's no secret that there is competition between internet giants Yahoo! and Google. Google certainly dominates in the search engine field, but as of late, Yahoo! has been stepping up to the plate in the other areas that Google is venturing into. One representation of this is the new Yahoo! Maps Beta. It definately is a departure from the clunky Mapquest interface they used for so long. The overall look is certainly similar to Google Local, but has a few extra features and slightly different technology. Using both Flash and Ajax to build the maps, it allows you to mouse over certain areas and get information about business surrounding the area you are looking at. You have a nice sidebar

    Nov 03,
    - by semoadmin
  • "The AP has reported (with additional information from KMOX-AM) that the Missouri Dept. of Transportation will be teaming up with a private company to track in-use cell phones on Missouri highways and state roads in an effort to monitor traffic flow. Individual information will not be stored, they say -- only the aggregate will be studied, using "sophisticated" math. (See also findlaw.com's commentary on privacy concerns. "

    Nov 01,
    - by semoadmin

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