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Recruiter Places Google Maps Developers

I’ve recently been in touch with Christopher Lozinski, a “headhunter” who specializes in placing programmers in hard to find jobs.

65 million hit Internet map sites – Top 10 Map Sites

Some interesting numbers out of Internet research thinktank, ComScore media metrix …

Global Satellite Imagery Added to Yahoo! Maps

Today Yahoo! has added global satellite imagery to Yahoo! Maps beta.

Google Earth with Mainstream Advertising on TV

Not sure about what’s up south of the 49th, however, up here in Canada during TV coverage of the Masters, a TV ad just appeared telling people to logon to Remax.ca next month to search for real estate listings using Google Earth… pretty interesting…

CTIA Wireless and Navteq LBS Challenge

Just returned from a whil-wind couple of days in Vegas to take in CTIA Wireless and the Navteq Challenge.

WiFi 101 introduction For Smartphone users

Are you like me and interested in learning more about Wi-Fi? Naturally, the technology has been way cool for the PC user, enabling him to connect from anyplace that accesses a Wi-Fi network.

Rogers and Bell Partner With Inukshuk Network

Built in conjunction with Bell Canada and Rogers Communications, the Inukshuk network is one of the largest of its kind in the world.

Commercial Implementation of Google Maps API

No doubt we’ll hear more on this one next week… drag and drop, click pin to open html file, embed mashup within web pages…

shape2earth beta coming soon?

Tim Beerman over at his interactive earth blog has recently announced that shape2earth will be going out for beta testing shortly.

Are You a Professional Java Master?

BenQ Mobile and Sun Microsystems introduce a side contest for the Java Masters competition: the “Beat the Drum” Contest.

Sydney Gold Coast Race via Google Earth
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This from our mates down-under…

Mapguide with Google Earth Integration

James Fee has reminded us about some nifty applications developed using Mapguide Open Source – thanks for the head-sup James!

Mapquest Open API Developer Challenge Extended

Good news from Mapquest about their latest challenge to developers… the MapQuest OpenAPI Developers Challenge eligibility has been extended to Canada (excluding Quebec).

A Wireless Home Security Solution

Most people forget about backing up, securing their networks, yadayada… for my home network I’m using the McAfee suite… overall it’s quite suitable although there are a few quirky things that happen occasionally (i.e.. anti virus protection disabling itself…)

MIX 2006 hosted by Microsoft sees much hoopla

With all the recent hype around March madness recently you may have forgotten that MIX 06 is taking place right now in Vegas.

Microsoft Adding to Portfolio

This from the Rocky Mountain News… Microsoft Corp. is in the process of acquiring Boulder-based remote-sensing company Vexcel Corp. for an undisclosed sum.

A Good, Free HR Publication and Employee Guide

This publication is focused on Canadian issues, however, it’s marketed to companies that have employee relations in Canada and US.

Sketch.Up gets Googled

@Last Software, parent company of Sketch.Up – 3D software has been acquired by Google.

Arc2Earth (ArcGIS to Google Earth) Released

Chances are you heard or saw this already but hey, the word is simply too cool not to share on the blog…

New software helps users that are color blind

This solution could open the door to many more individuals looking for a career in GIS…

Phone+ Magazine covers off Mobile Computing

I love free stuff and I get loads of free magazines etc… (why pay when loads of companies give away the stuff!)