Daily Archives: June 19, 2007

Using Google Maps as a virtual notepad

I get recommendations on restaurants all the time from various sources – friends, the Post food critic’s weekly chat, articles I read, etc. I’ve had scattered approaches to keeping track of them. I used to email them to myself. Then … Continue reading

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Google Maps launches local reviews

In a potentially huge blow to local services like Yelp, CitySearch, and AOLCityGuide, Google is now offering users the ability to leave reviews for businesses they search on. To date, Google has aggregated reviews from those sites and others in … Continue reading

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Google’s electric car

Fascinating story in The New York Times about Google’s support of electric cars. Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, will be giving $10 million to support better battery technologies, plug-in hybrids and technologies that allow the cars to sell power back to … Continue reading

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