• ESRI
  • NAVTEQ
  • Veriplace
  • AT&T Interactive
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Google
  • Yahoo! Inc.
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  • Digital Map Products
  • Microsoft Research (MSR)
  • Pitney Bowes Business Insight
  • NAVTEQ

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Where 2.0 News & Coverage

With Location-Tracking Technology, Cell Users Paying Price of Privacy

[PBS Newshour]
Jun. 22, 2010
Correspondent Spencer Michels reports how cell phones with GPS technology that track and share user location are raising concerns about privacy as they revolutionize the way people communicate... read more

Location as Platform: O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference Puts Location to Work

[O'Reilly News]
by Maureen Jennings  Apr. 27, 2010
Sebastopol, CA, April 27, 2010 - The sixth annual O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference showed a capacity crowd how to build on location as a platform March 30-April 1, 2010 at the San Jose Marriot in San Jose, CA. The sold-out event attracted the leaders and grassroots developers of the burgeoning… read more

Tweet Tweet Boom Boom

[New York Magazine]
by Doree Shafrir  Apr. 18, 2010
Three weeks ago, while in Silicon Valley for the Where 2.0 Conference, Foursquare's co-founder Dennis Crowley took a grand tour of its richest companies-chronicled, of course, by his own company's app. He checked in at Apple, Twitter, and Square (Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey's new start-up), so all of New York's… read more

Foursquare: Making Games Pay

[Forbes.com]
by Brady Forrest  Apr. 07, 2010
Businesses have long wondered about the people who walk through their doors. Sure they know the regulars, but what about the customers who come by every so often? Who are they? How can businesses reach them? And most importantly, read more

LBS 2.0: Don't Just Map It, Manipulate It

[GigaOm]
by Di-Ann Eisnor  Apr. 05, 2010
The sixth edition of O'Reilly Media's annual Where 2.0 conference wrapped yesterday, possibly the most exciting and definitely the most widely attended edition to date... read more

Where 2.0 2010

[shallowsky.com]
by Akkana Peck  Apr. 05, 2010
Last week I had the opportunity to go to the Where 2.0 conference (thanks, Linux Pro Magazine!) Then, on the weekend, the free WhereCamp followed it up. I'd been to WhereCamp last year. It was wonderful, geeky, highly technical and greatly inspiring. I thought I was the only person interested… read more

Loopt CEO Sam Altman sees new advertising possibilities for location

[TheNextWeb.com]
by Chad Catacchio  Apr. 06, 2010
Last week at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference, we had a chance to interview Loopt CEO Sam Altman (right) about how Loopt is doing, and especially around how advertising is evolving to take advantage of social location services... read more

O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference Wrap-Up

[Slashgeo.org]
by perchslayer  Apr. 06, 2010
First day of this conference was dedicated to workshops and I was fortunate enough to be able to participate in a number of them. And they were all worth my time. Particularly the Maps from Scratch series (I Building and II Designing) orchestrated by the Mythbusters of Stamen Design, Michal… read more

Yahoo's New Geo Concordance: a Geographic Rosetta Stone?

[ProgrammableWeb.com]
by Andres Ferrate  Apr. 05, 2010
Last week at Where 2.0, Yahoo's Gary Gale discussed "geosetta", the concept of a geographic Rosetta Stone, which allows for a unified conversion of geographic namespaces based on different geographic reference identifiers... read more

Where 2.0

[practicalquant.blogspot.com]
by Ben Lorica  Apr. 03, 2010
This was the third time I've been able to attend Where 2.0, below are some of my observations... read more

Innovation in 3D City Models

[GPS Business News]
by Ludovic Privat  Apr. 05, 2010
Last week at the Where 2.0 conference a Swedish company called C3 Technologies was presenting their 3D city models based on aerial imagery. The data collection and image processing technologies developed by this company allow for high detail and full 3D modelization without LIDAR technology... read more

Should Restaurants Care About Local Search?

[ninebyblue.com]
by Vanessa Fox  Apr. 04, 2010
Last week, I gave a workshop about local search at O'Reilly's Where 2.0 conference. (I also did a short video on the topic.) One of the things I talked about was how important it is for local businesses to be visible in web search and map search results. After all,… read more

Ted Morgan, CEO of Skyhook Wireless on the growth of location

[ZDNet.com]
by Andrew Mager  Apr. 01, 2010
Skyhook has spent seven years to make location work. Over 200 million wi-fi access points, 1.9 million cell towers. They have 70% population covered in the US, Europe and is expanding in Asia. They handle over 300 million location requests a day... read more

Users Will Trade Privacy for Value, Say Industry Leaders

[Internet Evolution ]
by Nicole Ferraro  Apr. 01, 2010
One question that is always on my mind when we talk about technologies that involve shelling out more of our personal data: How much are we willing to sacrifice for the sake of using the newest tools?... read more

Google to make big alternative energy announcement?

[VentureBeat]
by Camille Ricketts  Mar. 31, 2010
Google will be making a groundbreaking announcement in the alternative energy space, TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington told the audience at Tim O'Reilly's Where 2.0 conference today. He says it will be the biggest story out of the search giant all year, but did not provide more detail. We have contacted… read more

Google to Announce Big Alternative Energy Effort, Arrington Tells People

[SF Gate]
by Nicholas Carlson  Mar. 31, 2010
Google is going to announce some kind of huge new alternative energy initiative today, TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington is telling people at the Where 2.0 conference... read more

Tomorrow, SimpleGeo Launches Into Location Orbit With 5,000 Partners In Tow

[TechCrunch]
by MG Siegler  Mar. 30, 2010
If you'll pardon the pun, SimpleGeo has positioned itself well. With a frenzy of activity surrounding location-based services, more and more startups are launching ideas that rely heavily on location. But implementing location is still a relatively complicated process. And that's where SimpleGeo comes in... read more

Where 2.0

[Fast Company]
Mar. 30, 2010
Waldo could never hide these days. "There's all this openness now, thanks to location-aware apps and mobile devices," says Brady Forrest, chairman of Where 2.0, which will host industry leaders in San Jose to discuss everything from 3-D mapping to augmented reality... read more

SimpleGeo Comes Out of Beta, Interview with Co-Founder Matt Galligan

[TheNextWeb.com]
by Chad Catacchio  Mar. 30, 2010
SimpleGeo, which hopes to become the single access point of geo data for app developers, comes out of beta today at the O'Reilly conference Where 2.0 (which we're also attending). We had a chance to talk with with SimpleGeo's co-founder, Matt Galligan about the launch and about how the geolocation… read more

4 minutes with the CEO/co-founder of Foursquare

[Social Media Biz]
by JD Lasica  Apr. 01, 2010
Have you heard of Foursquare? If not, you likely will in short order. As some people here in the Valley are saying, it's the Twitter of 2010. Yesterday, at the Where 2.0 conference in San Jose, I caught up with Foursquare CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley just after his eye-popping… read more

O'Reilly Where 2.0 2010

[blog.mapme.at]
by 04/03/2010  Apr. 05, 2010
This week we've been at the Where 2.0 conference in San Jose, California. We submitted a talk and were fortunate enough to have it accepted. The talk was "Why I Track My Location and You Should Too" and involved John McKerrell, the founder of mapme.at, talking about his experiences of… read more

AVSP Roadshow – Where 2.0 2010 – Wednesday - VerySpatial

[VerySpatial.com]
by Jesse  Apr. 03, 2010
4 days ago; We will be at Where 2.0 this week. Grab us between sessions to talk about your company/project. 6 days ago; Part 2 of Sue's DevSummit plenary highlights is up at http://bit.ly/bO20Pi with Part 3 up tonight. ... read more

OpenGeo – Where 2.0 – Day 2

[OpenGeo.org]
by Paul Ramsey  Apr. 04, 2010
The previous Where 2.0 topics that have really transformed my professional world have been new platforms: consumer map APIs; free globe viewers; ubiquitous location on devices. I told a number of folks at Where 2.0 that we have become ... read more

AR Wave at Where 2.0: Exploring Social Augmented Experiences ...

[UgoTrade.com]
by Tish Shute  Apr. 03, 2010
These slides are also posted on the Where 2.0 site. Joe Lamantia was unable to come from Europe due to last minute obstacles, but you can check out his slide deck here. The videos of the Where 2.0 keynotes up, and I highly recommend ... read more

In-depth Interview with Twitter's Director of Geo, Othman Laraki

[TheNextWeb.com]
by Chad Catacchio   Apr. 02, 2010
This week at the Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose, California, we were able to grab an exclusive in-depth interview with Twitter's new Director of Geo, Othman Laraki... read more

Why Where 2.0 Trumps SXSW

[geolocalroadmap.com]
by Stinson  Apr. 02, 2010
Where 2.0 just ended in Northern California, just weeks after SXSW in Austin, Texas. The conference did not get as much mass media coverage. It's always been under the radar. This year it was really overshadowed because Gowalla and FourSquare sucked up so much mobile and location-specific press at SXSW... read more

Where 2.0 Musings and Chickens and Lasers

[HowDoUs.com]
by ChrisPendleton  Apr. 02, 2010
Where 2.0, 2010 is over, so I figured I'd share a few of few of my thoughts about the show, the people and the industry. Overall, the show was the most highly attended yet growing year over year and topping 1100 registrants. It was an interesting mix of data providers,… read more

Location-Based Apps, We Need to Talk...

[Internet Evolution ]
by Nicole Ferraro  Apr. 02, 2010
Uh oh. It's happening again. I knew we'd be in for it, but I just didn't think it would be so soon. Sad but true, ladies and gentlemen: There's a new Web 2.0 toy to hold to holy standards: that of the Location-Based Mobile App. (Cue Heavenly Angels singing!)... read more

Pixels And Salsa: Adobe And Chipotle Play Gowalla's Game

[Washington Post]
by MG Siegler  Apr. 01, 2010
The latest three are: Adobe, Chipotle, and the New Jersey Nets. Today at his Where 2.0 talk in San Jose, CA, Gowalla CEO Josh Williams unveiled Adobe's plan to use the service's signature stamps to give away a dozen copies of their new Creative Suite 5 software... read more

Where 2.0 - Day 3

[Google Earth Blog]
by Mickey Mellen  Apr. 01, 2010
The final day of Where 2.0 saw a bunch of great keynotes. Here are some of the highlights: Walter Scott of DigitalGlobe gave us some staggering numbers. In their database, they have over 1 billion square kilometers of imagery, which is more than the surface of the earth a few… read more

Locative gaming: The first 10 years

[ZDNet.com]
by Andrew Mager  Apr. 02, 2010
Kati London from Area/Code spoke at Where 2.0 today in San Jose. She had some awesome examples of how location has changed social interactions in gaming... read more

Find your place at the Where 2.0 Conference (photos)

[CNET.com News]
by James Martin  Apr. 02, 2010
With location-based data becoming increasingly more important, the Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose, Calif., takes a look at some of the newest map-making APIs leaving their mark on the developer community... read more

Location-Aware Government Bumps Into Reality

[Internet Evolution ]
by Nicole Ferraro  Apr. 01, 2010
The benefits of location-awareness on the Web don't stop at silly mobile apps that better connect you with your bar-hopping friends. Rather, perhaps one of the areas location data is best applied is government... read more

Where20 Favorite - Tim O'reilly and Mark Vein, City & County of San Francisco on City Data

[GISuser.com]
by Glenn Letham  Apr. 02, 2010
We had to share details of this video with our readers Chris Vein (City and County of San Francisco) and Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.) discuss City Data, opening data, and the concept of government as a platform and how to make the organization better and more efficient. A favorite… read more

Where's the map?

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Tyler Bell  Apr. 01, 2010
This year's Where 2.0 has sold out, pushing the San Jose Marriott's fire code into the red with over 900 attendees. With assured kudos to the conference team, it speaks more loudly as a bellwether for the Geo Sector itself, because the so-called Year of the Map is finally here... read more

Video: Yelp seeing real success with augmented reality

[ZDNet.com]
by Larry Dignan  Apr. 02, 2010
At Where 2.0 in San Jose, Calif., Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman talks about the company's launch of Monocle, an augmented-reality application for the iPhone that enables users to combine Yelp reviews with the physical world... read more

APIs launched at Where 2.0: a pocket guide

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Tyler Bell  Apr. 02, 2010
Where 2.0 has become a launch-pad for new geo products. As a sign of the times, these announcements focus on APIs rather than the usual feature-increments or partnership propaganda (we geo folk always prefer the Walk over the Talk). Here's a handy reference list in no particular order: Placecast Match… read more

Check out C3 cities: your eyes will thank you

[O'Reilly News]
by Tyler Bell  Apr. 02, 2010
The practicality of 3D content is often overstated; I've not yet found an example in the geo world where 3D genuinely compliments, rather than hinders, usability. The high-resolution city models produced by C3 attracted significant attention at this year's Where 2.0, and may in time prove to be the exception… read more

SimpleGeo introduces location-platform as foundation for new mobile services

[VentureBeat]
by Dean Takahashi  Mar. 30, 2010
Galligan is speaking about the platform at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference 2010 in San Jose on Wednesday. The key benefit of the platform is that it runs fast and can accommodate fast-growing apps where lots of users sign up at the same time. New services and apps can be… read more

Searching Locally: Recap from ...

[ysearchblog.com]
by Administrator  Apr. 01, 2010
Tom Wailes took part in a panel discussion called “The Big Picture from the Big Players” at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 conference. The panelists talked about many interesting opportunities in local search, including user participation, ... read more

Location in the Cloud (Part 1)

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Jon Spinney  Apr. 01, 2010
I’m a guest blogger this week at the 2010 Where 2.0 conference. I’ve been working with mobile location services and systems since 2000. In lieu of a heavy focus on mobile at Where 2.0 this year, Brady Forrest invited me to write a few words and offer insights into a… read more

Panel: "The Big Picture With The Big Local Players"

[searchengineland.com]
by Greg Sterling   Apr. 01, 2010
At the Where 2.0 event in San Jose yesterday afternoon, Danny Sullivan moderated a panel entitled "The Big Picture from the Big Players." In addition to Danny it featured Blaise Aguera y Arcas (Microsoft), Tom Wailes (Yahoo!), John Hanke (Google, Inc.), Dylan Swift (Yelp). The session sought to cover a… read more

deCarta and SimpleGeo Partner on Location-Based Services

[deCarta ]
by 03/31/2010  Apr. 01, 2010
Where 2.0 Conference, San Jose, CA - March 31, 2010 - SimpleGeo and deCarta announced a partnership that will allow location-based application developers to use deCarta's maps and search technologies to easily access and display geospatial data stored in the SimpleGeo Storage Engine. Customers will be able to define a… read more

#Where 2.0 - Day 2: Good Ideas but Lots of Questions - All Points Blog

[DirectionsMag.com]
by Joe Francica  Apr. 01, 2010
Where 2.0 Day 2 (or Day 1 given that the plenaries were held on Wednesday March 31) offered up great ideas and lots of questions: Should "government be a platform" to support the development of applications that allows citizens better ... read more

Where 2.0: GOOG, MSFT, YHOO, Yelp: Screenwerk

[gesterling.wordpress.com]
by Greg Sterling  Apr. 01, 2010
Yesterday at the Where 2.0 show I watched the big search engines (and Yelp) discuss local. It was a short, 35-minute panel and in some ways it was similar to a Kelsey or Borrell panel but also quite different in the context of the ... read more

Where 2.0 - Day 2: Part 2

[Google Earth Blog]
by Mickey Mellen  Mar. 31, 2010
First up in this session we had Michael Arrington of TechCrunch and Tim O'Reilly. These two were fairly entertaining, but didn't talk about geo much at all. Quite a bit about search, and some about Michael's fear of Facebook... read more

Where 2.0: Quova and SimpleGEO Make App Building Easier

[ReadWriteWeb]
by Justin Houk  Mar. 31, 2010
If you believe in matches made in heaven then you will understand why the new partnership between Quova and SimpleGeo is just that. Developers can now harness the power of Quova's complex IP geolocation technology within SimpleGeo's framework for creating location apps. Quova announced the partnership today at Where 2.0… read more

Bing Maps at Where 2.0 Conference 'Bing Maps World Tour, Bing Maps World Tour and foursquare Everywhere' applications Launched

[tech-talks.com]
by Kristin Meldahl  Mar. 31, 2010
Bing Maps and Microsoft Research heading to San Jose to attend O'Reilly's Where 2.0 Conference. "March, 2010 - Part 1 - 4.9 MILLION square kilometers and March, 2010 - Part 2 - 1.3 MILLION square kilometers of new and refreshed imagery!". In the meantime, here're a few highlights of what's… read more

CiviGuard Debuts Next-Generation Crisis Communication Platform at Where 2.0 Conference

[civiguard.com]
by Tim Coleman   Mar. 31, 2010
CiviGuard Chosen as One of Five Launch Pad Start-ups with "Innovative, Promising New Technology" MOFFETT FIELD - March 31, 2010 - CiviGuard is pleased to announce it has been chosen as one of just five start-ups to present at Where 2.0 Conference Launch Pad, showcasing the latest in location-based technology.… read more

Skyhook Wireless Announces Local Faves for iPhone Developers

[newsblaze.com]
by Beth Winkowski  Apr. 01, 2010
SAN JOSE, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Skyhook Wireless today announced at the 2010 O'Reilly Where 2.0 conference Local Faves, a SDK that helps developers add location tagging, community and check-in functionality to any iPhone app... read more

SimpleGeo Launched at Where 2.0 Conference

[tmcnet.com]
by Carolyn J. Dawson  Apr. 01, 2010
SimpleGeo introduced the SimpleGeo location services infrastructure to provide the foundation for a new level of intelligent, location-aware applications. The ready-to-use location infrastructure makes it easy and cost-effective to add geo-aware features to applications... read more

Where 2.0 Live Streaming

[GISuser.com]
by Glenn Letham  Mar. 30, 2010
Hello GISuser... No doubt many of you are either in attendance at Where2.0 (@where20) in San Jose, CA this week (along with Google CodeCamp) or, perhaps you've been enjoying the Twitter stream (#where20) or catching some of the sessions via live stream... read more

The Twitter Highlights of Foursquare CEO's Where 2.0 Talk

[GigaOm]
by Mathew Ingram  Apr. 01, 2010
If you couldn't make it to Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley's presentation at Where 2.0, the location-focused O'Reilly conference happening in San Jose, Calif., today, here's a selection of the highlights as drawn from Twitter (there's also a livestream at O'Reilly's web site, although you have to create an account). Meanwhile,… read more

Best Of Launch Pad Startups At Where 2.0: Social Animal, Geomena ...

[techpulse360.com]
by Jean-Baptiste Su  Apr. 01, 2010
Best Of Launch Pad Startups At Where 2.0: Social Animal, Geomena, SimpleGeo (Video). Social Animal created astounding virtual maps using an HD camera mounted on a Volvo! Aside from the who's who in geolocalisation (Google, ESRI, Navteq… ... read more

Where 2.0 – Day 2: Part 2

[geo2web.com]
by geo2web  Apr. 01, 2010
Don't forget to read part 1 of today's activities) First up in this session we had Michael Arrington of TechCrunch and Tim O'Reilly. These two were fairly entertaining, but didn't talk about geo much at all. Quite a bit about search, ... read more

Where 2.0; Day 1

[OpenGeo]
by Paul Ramsey  Apr. 01, 2010
Where 2.0 is a unique gathering that mixes together the usual geo-suspects with a potent mix of Silicon Valley strivers and curious IT folks. This year attendance is back up to just shy of 1000 and the venues is packed full. ... read more

Where 2.0: Geomena Launches API to Feed its Open Location Database ...

[Web Monkey]
by Michael Calore  Mar. 31, 2010
Most of the buzz at the all-things-location Where 2.0 conference, taking place here this week, has centered around SimpleGeo, a new web data store that just launched its “iTunes for geodata” — a pay-as-you-go solution for developers ... read more

Geosetta nirvana at Where 2.0: the GeoPlanet concordance beta ...

[developer.yahoo.net]
by unknown  Mar. 31, 2010
Today I'm at O'Reilly's Where 2.0 conference for the fourth consecutive year, representing Yahoo! Developer Network alongside of colleagues from the Yahoo! Geo team, Yahoo! Local, and Upcoming. There are over 900 attendees here at the ... read more

Where 2.0: SimpleGeo to Launch 'iTunes for Geodata'

[Web Monkey]
by Michael Calore  Mar. 31, 2010
SimpleGeo is the latest such company to join the scrum. The web startup is announcing the debut of its geodata service here at Where 2.0 on Wednesday afternoon, but Jenna Wortham of The New York Times leaked the news a little early. ... read more

Photos: O'Reilly's Where 2.0 2010 in San Jose

[ZDNet]
by Andrew Mager  Mar. 31, 2010
Location is all the rage these days. I am attending Where 2.0 in San Jose this week, and I've been taking lots of photos. This slideshow should update. read more

O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference a Sold Out Event: Location Information Goes to Work at Where 2.0

[O'Reilly News]
by Maureen Jennings  Mar 31, 2010  

Sebastopol, CA, March 31, 2010 - The sixth annual O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference, has sold out, confirming the dramatic expansion of location technologies today, particularly in the areas of mobile, local, and mapping innovations. Where 2.0 2010 began March 30 and continues through April 1, at the San Jose Marriott in San Jose, California.

"To sell out a conference in today's economy shows the importance of mapping, mobile, and location to the tech sector right now. I'm thrilled at how many people want to participate in Where 2.0," says conference chair Brady Forrest. "This also means that O'Reilly's first two conferences this year have sold out, which attests to the strength of our communities and the value our events deliver."... read more

Where 2.0: Fly a Drone Helicopter and Fight Killer Robots With ...

[Web Monkey]
by Michael Calore  Mar. 31, 2010
Martin Lefebure of Parrot, the company that makes the device, demonstrated the latest version of the drone on stage at the Where 2.0 conference here Wednesday. The thing flew around the room, and everyone in the audience was able to ... read more

AR/Copter RC helicopter at ...

[Technoracle (a.k.a. "Duane's World")]
by Duane "Chaos" Nickull  Mar. 31, 2010
Wednesday, March 31, 2010. AR/Copter RC helicopter at Where 2.0. I want one of these toys! This is an RC controlled copter with sensors on board, controllable via a smart phone and equipped with cameras and other systems. ... read more

Liveblogging from Where 2.0

[thenextweb.com]
by Chad Catacchio  Mar. 31, 2010
An International Blog Network about Internet Life, Business and Culture. read more

Bing Maps at Where 2.0 2010

[Bing Community]
by Bing  Mar. 31, 2010
This week Bing Maps and Microsoft Research will be heading to San Jose to attend O'Reilly's Where 2.0 Conference. Blaise Aguera y Arcas, architect of Bing Maps will kick of the event keynote at 9am and will also take part in “The Big ... read more

#Where 2.0 - Day 1 Wrap up

[DirectionsMag.com]
by Joe Francica  Mar. 31, 2010
I attended several of the workshops and came away impressed with the willingness of instructors to take attendees through what was clearly a compressed time format... read more

Where 2.0 - Day 1

[Google Earth Blog]
by Mickey Mellen  Mar. 30, 2010
After a long night of travel (and some good rest) Where 2.0 2010 kicked off this morning. Here is some of what I saw and learned... read more

Location Isn't Just a Feature Anymore, It's a Platform

[webmonkey.com]
by Michael Calore  Mar. 30, 2010
Just when you thought the swell of popularity around location-based services has hit the high water mark, the tide keeps rising... read more

Start-Up Aims to Be a Hub for Location Data

[New York Times]
by Jenna Wortham  Mar. 30, 2010
Location may be the next mobile frontier for app developers. But for many, the biggest barrier to entry is a lack of access to geographic data, like the locations of businesses near a user. SimpleGeo, a start-up based in Boulder, Colo., is hoping to change that with software tools aimed… read more

Google Maps Data API, Geo APIs, and more at Where 2.0 : Product ...

[product-reviews.net]
by Peter Chubb  Mar. 31, 2010
Online Social Media mentioned a few days back that Google Earth Blog was off to Where 2.0 2010. Today they have written details from Day 1 of the event, which was all about Google Maps Data API, Geo APIs, and more. ... read more

Where 2.0 – Day 1

[geo2web.com]
by geo2web  Mar. 31, 2010
After a long night of travel (and some good rest) Where 2.0 2010 kicked off this morning. Here is some of what I saw and learned. Hands on with the Google Maps Data API: Mano Marks and Ossama Alami Mano and Ossama led a great look at ... read more

ZoomAtlas Taking the Wiki Geo-social, Mapping Trends at Where 2.0 ...

[your-story.org]
by PR Newswire  Mar. 30, 2010
ZoomAtlas Taking the Wiki Geo-social, Mapping Trends at Where 2.0 from March 30 to April 1 Founder and CEO, and Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board to... read more

Where 2.0: Raffi Krikorian explains Twitter's geo infrastructure

[ZDNet.com]
by Andrew Mager  Mar. 30, 2010
People want to talk bout places. Foursquare-like apps are the most popular applications today among nerds. Twitter realized this early on once people started tweeting about restaurants and places they loved. They saw tons of pictures being uploaded to Flickr, and being tweeted out with very little geo-data. If you… read more

Like It or Not, It's All About Location

[Internet Evolution ]
by Nicole Ferraro  Mar. 30, 2010
If I were a betting man, I'd go out on a limb and say that the buzzword for 2010 will be "location." That was, at least, the theme coming out of the recent South by Southwest festival down in Austin, Texas, where the word on everyone's lips was Foursquare. And… read more

Where 2.0: The Big Conversations

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  Mar. 30, 2010
Where 2.0 is starting today. We have a full program with keynotes from Blaise Aguera y Arcas (Bing), John Hanke & Michael Jones (Google), Jeremy Stoppelman (Yelp), Danny Sullivan (Search Engine Land), Michael Arrington (Techcrunch), Dennis Crowley (Foursquare), Keith Lee (MyTown) and Josh Williams (Gowalla). Here are some of the… read more

Where 2.0 and Crisis Mapping

[Spatial Key]
by Annick Baudot Mohageg  Mar. 29, 2010
Our own Doug McCune, SpatialKey engineer extraordinaire, will be presenting a session about Crisis Mapping at Where 2.0 in San Jose this Thursday, April 1st... read more

Base Map 2.0: What Does the Head of the US Census Say to Open Street Map?

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  Mar. 26, 2010
Ian White, the CEO of Urban Mapping, makes his living collecting and selling geo data. For next week's Where 2.0 has put together a panel of government mapping agencies (the UK's Ordnance Survey and the US's Census Department) and community-built mapping projects (Open Street Map and Waze). Crowdsourced projects like… read more

O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference: Twitter and blog updates

[OnlineSocialMedia]
by Peter Chubb  Mar. 29, 2010
The annual O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference starts on March 30 and runs through to April 1. For those of you who wish to be kept up-to-date with everything that goes on, then Google Earth Blog will be posting daily updates. ... read more

Monday Morning News Kick Off: Need for “Warrior Culture” in Drone ...

[Geo2Web.com]
by geo2web  Mar. 29, 2010
Jack Dangermond to Speak about Open GIS at Where 2.0 Jack Dangermond, founder and president of ESRI, the market leader in geographic information system ( GIS ) software and services, will be a keynote speaker at this year's Where 2.0 ... read more

Be there or be Where: Five awesome panels at Where 2.0 2010

[ZDNet.com]
by Andrew Mager  Mar. 29, 2010
I'll be travelling to San Jose for the next few days to attend Where 2.0 2010. (Disclosure: I just started working full time for SimpleGeo, a location-based infrastructure startup). I've never been to an O'Reilly conference before, so I don't know what to expect. Here are five panels that look… read more

The Next Wave of AR: Exploring Social Augmented Experiences at Where 2.0

[UgoTrade.com]
by Tish Shute  Mar. 29, 2010
Where 2.0 is going to be epic this year (see my interview with Brady Forrest here), and it is so exciting to be part of it. Location technologies and augmented reality are annointed rulers now. Time Magazine recognized augmented reality as one of its 10 Tech Trends for 2010 (for… read more

NAVTEQ Network for Developers: NAVTEQ announces finalists and ...

[NAVTEQ Network for Developers]
by NAVTEQ Network for Developers  Mar. 24, 2010
“By hosting the Awards Ceremony for the North America region in conjunction with a conference like Where 2.0, it is our hope to spread the wealth of LBS opportunities to a greater number of web and mobile developers around the world.” ... read more

DigitalGlobe Founder to Present Keynote at Where 2.0 Conference

[American Surveyor]
by Digital Globe  Mar. 23, 2010
Dr. Walter Scott to Demonstrate Innovations in Satellite Imagery Technology and Discuss the Impact for Business and Consumer... read more

NAVTEQ Network for Developers: NAVTEQ developer workshop, plenary ...

[NAVTEQ Network for Developers]
by NAVTEQ Network for Developers  Mar. 18, 2010
We are adding a few interesting angles to this seventh American edition of the Global LBS Challenge which takes place live on the main stage during Where 2.0 on March 30th: You get to hear all twelve finalists make a one minute pitch of ... read more

Where.com Now Local Destination

[Screenwerk]
by Greg Sterling  Mar. 17, 2010
Where's Dan Gilmartin will be on a panel I'm running at the appropriately named Where 2.0 show in early April. The panel is: Monetizing Location and LBS: How Do We Get There from Here? With Google and Apple buying major mobile ad ... read more

NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge Winners to Be Announced Live On Stage at Where 2.0

[O'Reilly Conferences Blog]
by Suzanne Axtell  Mar. 16, 2010
The Where 2.0 Conference has its traditions, but we also bring in new activities and participants to inform and inspire. This year, one of the show’s highlights is a mash up of the new with the traditional in the form of recognizing winners of the NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge during… read more

DIY “StreetView” at Where 2.0

[Open View Project]
by nym  Mar. 14, 2010
The OpenView Project is going to be at Where 2.0 this year as part of the Where Faire. If you come to the conference you'll get to see our Trike up close, as well as learn more about how we go about collecting photographs and putting ... read more

OpenGeo – OpenGeo @ Where 2.0

[OpenGeo]
by Paul Ramsey  Mar. 09, 2010
I'm looking forward to this year's Where 2.0 in San Jose coming up in three weeks! Where is always a different mix of folks from a usual GIS show, and the Silicon Valley vibe is something you can only get… well, in Silicon Valley. ... read more

Podcast: Brady Forrest, Chair for O'Reilly's Where 2.0 Conference

[Got Geoint.com]
by Matthew Langan  Mar. 16, 2010
Following is an exclusive podcast with Brady Forest, Chair for O'Reilly's Where 2.0 Conference, which is taking place March 31 through April 1 in San Jose, CA. For those of you not familiar with Where 2.0 it is the premier event for grassroots and leading edge developers building location-aware technology… read more

Dynamic Additions to O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference: TechCrunch's Arrington, foursquare's Crowley, SF CIO Vein, and More Location Stars to Keynote at Where 2.0

[O'Reilly News]
by Maureen Jennings  Mar. 15, 2010
Sebastopol, CA, March 15, 2010 - Dynamic new speakers have joined the lineup at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference on March 30-April 1, 2010 at the San Jose Marriott in San Jose, California. The dramatic increase in the number of products, companies, and people affected by the expansion of location… read more

An Interview with Brady Forrest, O'Reilly Media on Where 2.0

[Directions Magazine]
by Joe Francica  Mar. 10, 2010
Foursquare vs. Gowalla? How about Bing Maps vs. Google Maps? Brady Forrest of O'Reilly Media and chairperson of the Where 2.0 Conference shares his views on some of the more popular web-based mapping platforms and social networks that are "location-aware." In this conversation with Editor in Chief Joe Francica, Forrest… read more

Where 2.0: Early Registration Ending & Ignite Where

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  Mar. 01, 2010
Where 2.0, our mapping and geolocation conference, is at the end of March in San Jose and early registration is ending tonight. We are also opening the selection process for Ignite Where. Where has a full program. ... read more

Where 2.0

[Fast Company]
by Fast Company Calendar  Feb. 26, 2010
"There's all this openness now, thanks to location-aware apps and mobile devices," says Brady Forrest, chairman of Where 2.0, which will host industry leaders in San Jose to discuss everything from 3-D mapping to augmented reality. ... read more

Put Location Awareness To Work At The O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference

[lockergnome.com]
Feb. 18, 2010
The first Web 2.0 innovations helped us make new connections on a global scale. The rise of location-aware tools, linked with the growing ubiquity of real-time, social, and mobile, is swinging the pendulum back to the human and local scale... read more

Urban Mapping to Present at Where 2.0

[Urdan Mapping]
Feb. 22, 2010
Urban Mapping's Ian White will moderate a panel at this year's geo-confab gathering, Where 2.0. From March 30-April 1 the georatti will gather at the San Jose Marriott to hear what's hot, what's not, and much more. UMI's White is especially interested in the panel he organized... read more

When it Comes to Tweets, the Key is Location, Location, Location!

[O'Reilly Radar]
by James Turner  Feb. 23, 2010
When you only have 140 characters to get your message across, you have to depend a lot on context. For Twitter, a big part of that context has become location. Knowing where someone is tweeting from can add a lot of value to the experience, and it's Raffi Krikorian's job… read more

Ramping up for Where 2.0

[VerySpatial]
by Jesse  Feb. 22, 2010
Where 2.0 Conference 2010. Clearly conference season is upon us at the VerySpatial virtual compound as we are buying tickets for planes and trains to get to various parts of the country. With Where 2.0 kicking off on March 29 in San ... read more

Where 2.0 Mapping : Mobile : Local

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  Feb. 16, 2010
The Where 2.0 conference program is almost complete. The three day conference runs March 30 - April 1 in San Jose. The focus is on the tech industry's advances in Mapping, Mobile and Local. Each of these areas are being treated equally ... read more

Augmented Reality: The Internet Eats Everything It Touches

[Wired.com]
by Tish Shute  Feb. 10, 2010
I agree, for true AR you need more that compass, camera, and GPS. There are some missing pieces for the real deal experience - and not just a pair of sexy AR spec. As you mention, hybrid tracking and sensor fusion techniques that can combine computer vision technology with compass… read more

Technology Saves Lives In Haiti

[Forbes.com]
by Brady Forrest  Feb. 01, 2010
Geeks and technologists around the world are creating tools to help earthquake victims in Haiti. These tools are focused around gathering and mapping the data, and broadcasting it to the relief workers on the ground... read more

Discover Location-enabled Technology at O'Reilly Where 2.0: Registration Opens and Program Announced

[O'Reilly News]
by Maureen Jennings  Dec. 18, 2009
Sebastopol, CA, December 18, 2009 - See the future of a location-aware world at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference, March 30-April 1, 2010 at the San Jose Marriott in San Jose, California. O'Reilly has opened early registration with special rates and announced the preliminary lineup of featured speakers. We take… read more

O'Brien: The Influencers of Silicon Valley

[San Jose Mercury News]
by Chris O'Brien  Dec. 13, 2009
Based in Sebastopol, his O'Reilly Media is one of the largest and most respected publishers of technology books. And for me, his conferences are can't-miss events that establish an agenda for what the valley's innovators are - or should be - thinking about. Those include the Web 2.0 Summit, Where… read more

Where 2.0 Online – Jeffrey Powers on iPhone vision

[Oren's Weblog]
by Oren  Dec. 03, 2009
All about getting the iPhone to do the things Iron Man's helmet can do. Recognize faces and structures, show objects in augmented reality fashion, using the camera. They created RedLaser, a vision-based barcode scanner... read more

Where 2.0 Online – More on iPhone sensors

[Oren's Weblog]
by Oren  Dec. 03, 2009
3 important technologies - camera, location, and compass. With data from location and compass can plot objects. Can calculate bearing and distance of objects from the device of an object... read more

Where 2.0 Online – Alasdair Allan

[Oren's Weblog]
by Oren  Dec. 03, 2009
I'm participating in O'Reilly's Where 2.0 Online conference – fall 2009 – the topic is An emphasis on iPhone sensors. First up is Alasdair Allan – http://www.dailyack.com/ – author of a book on iphone programming... read more

Where 2.0 Online Conference

[edparsons.com]
by Ed Parsons  Oct. 22, 2009
Here's an interesting idea, the first Where 2.0 Online Conference organized by O'Reilly - a online mini where 2.0 with a focus on LBS and AR developments on the iPhone. This could be the future of conferences, after all for many the trek to the West Coast is both time consuming… read more

Defensive driving with cop-alert device

[SF Gate]
by Demian Bulwa  Sep. 22, 2009
"Knowing where you are, what's around you and where you want to go is fundamental to what humans need," said Brady Forrest, chairman of Where 2.0, a conference on location-based technology that will be held in San Jose in March... read more

2009 Where 2.0 Videos

[GIS Cafe]
by Sanjay Gangal  May. 22, 2009
Interviews with Anthony Fassero, Founder of Earthmine, among others... read more

Google Launches New Maps Data API, Finance Federal Maps

[maps.myloger.com]
by maps  Aug. 12, 2009
It seems that the Where 2.0 Conference is chock-full of likeable surprises. Today, Yahoo announced its Placemaker grove, and Google also announced the assault free of their Maps Data API (our Maps Data API Profile) as the newest Google ... read more

2010 O’Reilly Where 2.0 Conference Call for Participation Now Open

[thegisforum.com]
by AnyGeo - A GISuser Blog about GIS and Location Technologies  Aug. 07, 2009
That’s right, details of next year’s Where2.0 (one of my favorite events of the year!) have been announced today - I heard via the Where2.0 LinkedIn Group… Happening March 30-April... read more

News Release: O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference Maps Geo's Borders: New Ideas and Practical Solutions Push Boundaries of Geolocation into New Territories

[O'Reilly News]
by Maureen Jennings, Conferences Publicist  Jun 04, 2009  Sebastopol, CA - Innovators launched a flood of new geospatial products at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference May 19-21, 2009, in San Jose, making Where 2.0 the place to be for developers and business people working in geolocation. Major companies and start-ups chose Where 2.0 to showcase major offerings in the location realm, giving conference goers an inside look at where the fast-evolving technologies will go next. At the fifth annual Where 2.0 Conference, the world's foremost event focused on exploring location-based services, more than 700 of the industry's most innovative and interesting trendsetters came together to thrash out the best ideas for geo-enhancing the web experience and staying ahead of the competition. From the practical to the inspirational, the conference answered key questions such as: Where is the next mapping frontier? What have the leading developers built that we can use? What are the opportunities and pitfalls of the new tool?... read more

cyrusfarivar.com: June 3: Cyrus on CBC's Spark

[cyrusfarivar.com]
by Cyrus Farivar  Jun. 03, 2009
I've been informed that my piece on the recent Where 2.0 conference in San Jose is airing this week on CBC's Spark! It will be available on CBC Radio 1 at the following times:... read more

duncandavidson.com: Jack Dangermond at Where 2.0

[duncandavidson.com]
by James Duncan Davidson  Jun. 03, 2009
Here's one of Jack Dangermond, a perennial speaker at the Where 2.0 Conference. For those that read along, the previous post shows the full composition of this photograph. Meta note: I've been thinking about putting these kinds of close ... read more

UgoTrade: Location Becomes Oxygen at Where 2.0 & WhereCamp

[Ugotrade.com]
by Tish Shute  Jun. 02, 2009
The biggest news at Where 2.0 came from the Yahoo! Geo Technologies Group. Tyler Bell, announced Yahoo! Placemaker and the opening up of the GeoPlanet data set, “all of the WOEIDs [Where On Earth (WOE) IDs] available as a free download ... read more

Danny Sullivan speaks at Where 2.0 on the non-Zen of Google Maps ...

[blumenthals.com]
by Mike  Jun. 01, 2009
Danny Sullivan speaks at Where 2.0 on the non-Zen of Google Maps. Category: Google Maps (Google Local) – Mike – 8:23 am. If you haven't seen this vide, you should. Its a great summary of the vagaries of claiming a listing using Google ... read more

Sarver.org: Where 2.0 - Location on the Web

[Where 2.0 news (via Google blog search)]
by Ryan Sarver  May. 29, 2009
Where 2.0 - Location on the Web. Posted May 29, 2009. Now that Where 2.0 and WhereCamp are over, I wanted to get my code and slides posted. You can download a zip of the source files, including the Store Locator demo, here ... read more

trailpeak.com: Where 2.0 Overload (in a good way)

[trailpeak.com]
by Kurt Turchan  May. 21, 2009
Attending O'Reilly's Where 2.0 is like no conference I've ever been to. It's a mix of map geeks and internet geeks, as well as the product managers and CEOs of startups, government groups, NGOs, and basically anyone with an interest in location... read more

CNET.com News: Photos: Location-based tech at Where 2.0

[CNET.com News]
May. 22, 2009
For getting online in our cars, our phones, and on our desktops, the newest in location-aware technology is right here at the Where 2.0 conference... read more

siliconvalley.com: Events provide ray of hope for valley economy

[SiliconValley.com]
by Chris O'Brien  May. 22, 2009
Last week, I pared my choices down to the Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose, where I spent Wednesday listening to presentations about how the evolution of location-based mobile services and the geo-coding of information on the Web were changing the way we experience the Internet. It was geeky, exciting… read more

Telematics News: Where 2.0 conference: overview

[Telematics News]
by Telematics News  May. 26, 2009
Where 2.0 conference: overview. By Telematics News. Some of the topics discussed in the recent Where 2.0 conference included: 1) Using maps as a tool for data analysis. 2) Potential of 3D maps (see video below from C3 Technologies) ... read more

Kort for hovedet - The GIScovery Channel: Where 2.0 Re-Cap

[Kort for hovedet - The GIScovery Channel]
by Sik Cambon Jensen  May. 27, 2009
Some of the applications of ubiquitous geolocation are really, really dull. Every framework and operating system is now adding a "geolocation API" which ... read more

Paul Ramsey: Where Re-Cap

[Clever Elephant]
by Paul Ramsey  May. 22, 2009
This was my first Where 2.0, so unfortunately I cannot provide any longitudinal data. Apparently the early expectation was for a conference in the 1000 attendee range, and this gathering seemed closer to 500 – the economic downturn is ... read more

geothought: My Ignite Where presentation on Future Location and Social Networking

[geothought.blogspot.com]
by Peter Batty  May. 23, 2009
Here's the (5 minute) video of my presentation last week at the Ignite Where event, part of the Where 2.0 conference. It was a great week - will be posting lots more on my impressions over the next couple of days... read more

gamesalfresco.com: Where 2.0: The World is Mapped – Now Use it to Augmented our ...

[gamesalfresco.com]
by Ori Inbar  May. 26, 2009
O'Reilly's Where 2.0 event is a tightly run ship. One track for all attendees, fast paced 20 minutes sessions, discussing laser focused topics. Low tech location services at Where 2.0. I got my fair share (3 minutes! ... read more

Augmented Times: Augmented Reality at Where 2.0

[Augmented Times]
by Rouli  May. 25, 2009
A video of the mobile reality panel at last week's Where 2.0 conference, featuring Raven Zachary (raven.me) Mok Oh (EveryScape Inc.) Will Carter (Nokia Research Center Hollywood) Ori Inbar (Pookatak Games, Inc.) Anthony Fassero ... read more

James Fee GIS Blog: Direct from Where 2.0 2009 ...

[spatiallyadjusted.com]
by James Fee  May. 25, 2009
The video from our Where 2.0 presentation is available. If you haven't been following what the GNOCDC is doing down in New Orleans, this is a great introduction. You can download the presentation here. ... read more

geobloggers.com: Where 2.0, Making Maps, Stamen Design and Penn & Teller

[geobloggers.com]
by revdancatt@gmail.com  May. 22, 2009
Where 2.0 has finished now, although it carries on with WhereCamp. It was fun and the first one I've been to where I didn't have to do any talking, which makes it doubly fun, possible for everyone. I missed Wednesday, but managed some ... read more

Nokia Ovi Maps: Where 2.0 Talking Video

[mobileflipper.com]
by admin  May. 23, 2009
Video2 above is all about discussion of Ovi Maps. Enjoy. read more

Webmonkey: Where 2DOT0

[webmonkey.com]
by Michael Calore  May. 21, 2009
Where 2.0: Video Tracks a Year of Edits on OpenStreetMap. By Michael Calore May 21, 2009 Categories: Events, Multimedia. OSM 2008: A Year of Edits from ItoWorld on Vimeo. This video animates an entire year's worth of edits to the ... read more

OpenGeo @ Where

[ OpenGeo]
May. 22, 2009
Our OpenGeo team descended on Where 2.0 this week for the annual festival of geo-location as perceived by Silicon Valley. All our content was delivered on the first day, workshop day, in presentations on the components of the OpenGeo Suite - GeoServer, OpenLayers and PostGIS. The facilities and technical support… read more

GPS Obsessed.com: Make your website location-aware with Skyhook's Loki plug-in

[GPS Obsessed.com]
by Justin Davey  May. 21, 2009
So, I was excited to hear this morning that Skyhook Wireless announced the Loki browser plug-in at the Where 2.0 conference in San Jose, California. Like any other plug-in it's simple to install, and Loki works will all major browsers and operating systems. Furthermore, it doesn't require a browser restart… read more

All aboutsymbian: Ovi Maps Player API - how Nokia puts Apps on Maps

[allaboutsymbian.com]
by Rafe Blandford  May. 21, 2009
Apps on Maps was given as the initial example and now, at the Where 2.0 conference, Nokia has announced more of the technical details for the web side elements. The Ovi Maps Player API will allow developers to embed Ovi Maps on third party website and create 'mash-ups' by overlaying… read more

Dailymobile.se: Nokia at Where 2.0 videos - Ovi Maps

[dailymobile.se]
by Phat Trance  May. 22, 2009
Here are a few videos from the Nokia booth at this week's Where 2.0 event. The first video is of Michael Boord from Associated Press showcasing their... read more

Kort for hovedet - The GIScovery Channel: Where 2.0 - Day 2 ...

[Kort for hovedet - The GIScovery Channel]
by Sik Cambon Jensen  May. 22, 2009
Where 2.0 - Day 2 - Short Summary... Exploring Stereo 3D Feature Extraction (Part 1) Where 2.0 - Day 1 - Workshops and Ignite, Introducing Thematic Mapping API, Map It Out provides several ESRI ArcGIS Server 9.3. ... read more

Google Earth Design: Where 2.0 topics

[Google Earth Design]
by Rich Treves  May. 22, 2009
So I've been following where 2.0 via twitter and the videos published and feeling like I missed the party: Google Earth for NeoGeographers: Frank gave a good summary of what is possible with Google Earth from reading his PPT ... read more

geo2web.com: Where 2.0 - Day 2 - Short Summary

[geo2web.com]
by geo2web  May. 21, 2009
The Where 2.0 event is stock full of all kinds of talk about mapping technologies, research, and interesting tales of map development. This time I'm just going to write about highlights: Air Force Plea for Help - an intelligence officer ... read more

dailywireless.org: O'Reilly Where 2.0: 2009

[dailywireless.org]
by Sam Churchill  May. 21, 2009
DailyWireless.org has been covering wireless developments, especially municipal wireless and WiMAX for over 5 years with nearly 7000 in-depth articles archived. We also cover developments in Bluetooth, cellular, satphones and ... read more

Google Earth Blog: Where 2.0 - Day 2 - Short Summary

[Google Earth Blog]
by Frank Taylor  May. 21, 2009
Amazing things about Google Earth - news, features, tips, technology, and applications... read more

Nokia Conversations: Ovi Maps comes of age

[conversations.nokia.com]
by James  May. 20, 2009
Featuring at today's Where 2.0 Conference in California, are some interesting announcements for Ovi Maps. Where 2.0 is THE event for location based services and with the evolution of Maps, the perfect place to talk about what's new and exciting... read more

Technologizer.com: Let Folks Glympse Your Location

[technologizer.com]
by Harry McCracken  May. 20, 2009
How many times in your life have you called someone to tell him or her where you were-or to admit that you had no idea where you were? If your sense of direction is as lousy as mine, the answer is "lots." Glympse, a free new application for GPS-enabled smartphones… read more

Ovi.com: Where 2.0: Opening up Ovi at Ovi blog

[Ovi.com]
by Aapo Bovellan  May. 21, 2009
Insights from people from Ovi into our products, technology and Ovi culture... read more

Follow Nokia At The Where 2.0 Conference 2009, In California

[s60blog.com]
by Carlos Silva  May. 21, 2009
This week Nokia is in attendance at the Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose, California, the world's biggest event focussed on exploring location-based... read more

Geo2web.com: Google Maps at Where 2.0

[geo2web.com]
by geo2web  May. 20, 2009
Google Product Managers Steven Lee and Lior Ron are currently speaking at Where 2.0 about the Evolving Geoweb.They have announced a location aware browser partnership with Mozilla FireFox 3.5. The big news for map developers is a new ... read more

Joker Racer at Where 2.0 Launch Pad

[Joker Blog]
by Junya Ishihara  May. 20, 2009
Joker Racer at Where 2.0 Launch Pad. Yoski Akamatsu, gave a demo of Joker Racer at Where 2.0 Launch Pad. Thank you for all the people listening to his presentation. By Junya Ishihara on May 20, 2009 3:05 PM Launch Pad | Where 2.0 ... read more

Maitri's Vatulblog: Where 2.0 Impressions

[Maitri's Vatulblog]
by Maitri  May. 20, 2009
Weblog of Maitri VR - geoscientist, scientific data visualization geek, public domain activist and New Orleans blogger. read more

Where 2.0/jour 1 : Workshops sessions

[Geo in Web]
by Audrey Aucun  May. 20, 2009
For some French Coverage of Where 2.0 by Geo in Web... read more

Webmonkey: Where 2DOT0

[webmonkey.com]
by Michael Calore  May. 20, 2009
Also announced at Where 2.0 was the company's GeoPlanet API. GeoPlanet is Yahoo's open database of millions of placenames in multiple languages, including colloquial nicknames and local slang. So, it knows Mumbai and Bombay are the same ... read more

O'Reilly Radar: Google Launches Maps Data API

May. 20, 2009
The crowd at Where 2.0 was expecting an API ailly.com read more