Tag: google maps

by Julie Keck

1. Reuters’ Matthew Keys indicted for allegedly conspiring with hacker group ‘Anonymous’ (Politico) 2. Did Google just kill RSS? (Reuters) 3. Aaron Swartz to receive posthumous Freedom of Information Award (Mashable) 4. Google Maps Chief steps down to join Google X (Wired) 5. Smartphones are eating the world (MIT Tech Review) Subscribe to Daily Must […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. What Google could lose with the introduction of Apple Maps (Business Insider) 2. More than half of tablet users watch video on devices at least once a month (Multichannel News) 3. Twitter runs its first TV ad in Nascar race […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Instagram for Android reaches 10 million downloads in 22 days (The Next Web) 2. Boston Globe temporarily takes down pay wall to draw more subscribers (PaidContent) 3. Murdoch: People should not “take my tweets too seriously.” (The Hollywood Reporter) 4. […] more »

by Megan Taylor

The MediaShift Innovation Spotlight looks in-depth at one great mash-up, database, mapping project or multimedia story that combines technology and journalism in useful ways. These projects can be at major newspaper or broadcast sites, or independent news sites or blogs. The main spotlights will run every other week, with mini-spotlights running on the off-weeks. What […] more »

by Jennifer Woodard Maderazo

It’s not often that you find an Internet trend based on something ancient. But that’s what’s happening with maps. Google Maps has gone from innovative to indispensable and highly replicated in a little over two years. Thanks to Google’s open map API (appliction programming interface), just about anybody can create a map for just about […] more »