Urban Mapping Releases Public Transit API

Urban Mapping has released its latest API that taps into its database of 60 public transit systems in the U.S. and U.K. This will be available for developers of online and mobile mapping and local search applications. Transit information could…

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NPR to Take a Stab at Hyperlocal

National Public Radio is going to try anew to rev up hyperlocal on the Web sites of its affiliates, according to a paidContent.org interview with incoming CEO Vivian Schiller, who was recruited from a leadership position at NYTimes.com. Schiller is…

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Watch: New Yellowbook TV Ad

Yellowbook has released the latest television spot in its new series of ads featuring "futuristic" local search scenarios. These have started rolling out since the company's new logo and general re-branding effort. The latest ad has an additional online twist:…

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TKG Data and Analysis: A Weekly Recap

Here are the highlights from the TKG blog last week, in case you missed any posts. Click below to read each post in full. Craigslist Adds New Fees in Abuse Crackdown Craigslist has added “erotic services” as its third paid…

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Firefox Reaches 20% Market Share

Related to the integration of location awareness into Firefox that we've blogged about, the browser has just reached 20 percent market share. This is pretty impressive for a browser that doesn't come bundled with the majority of PCs and laptops…

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Online Woes: A Few Signs of the Times

Headlines of layoffs and shutdowns are increasing, as is the general schadenfreude that we begin to see when the success stories of yesterday become the failures of today. The tech world got to see its fair share of this eight years…

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Google/Yahoo Search Advertising Deal DOA

Google announced today that it has decided to walk away from its ad partnership with Yahoo, citing that legal battles with federal antitrust regulators won't make it worthwhile to pursue. The deal would have placed Google text ads throughout Yahoo's…

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