Windows Live Local Preview: StreetSide

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In yet another Windows Live update coming this week, the Live Local team (formerly VirtualEarth) will release a technical preview at http://preview.local.live.com that demonstrates the new StreetSide feature for two cities: Seattle and San Fransisco....

BlackBerry Gets Google Local & Google Talk Due in Spring

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In its everbroadening presence, Google has announced that it is expanding its services tothe BlackBerry platform. Available immediately, Google Local for mobile can bedownloaded for free, and will provide BlackBerry users with maps and satelliteimagery...

Windows Live Local launching tonight

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Microsoft on Thursday will unveil a beta version of Windows Live Local, which is based on its Virtual Earth aerial image application and integrates local search, mapping, driving directions and yellow pages with a bird's-eye...

Google UK Goes Local, Gets Mapping

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As predicted just a few days ago, Google has this morning launched UK versions of its local and mapping services. Yes, you can now find Pizzas in Plymouth with the aid of everybody's favourite search...

Google UK Gets Local

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Google's local information service is to be expanded to the UK later this year. Google Local, as it's called, will search for your nearest service - be it pizza or an electrician. American users have...

Google goes local

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On Wednesday, the Web search company will unveil Google Local, which has been tested in the company's research and development lab for the last 8 months. Type a keyword along with an address or city...

Austalia's local Jabberâ„¢ server launched

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AUSTRALIA'S newest Jabber server has gone live, offering a local exchange point for users of the open source instant-messaging software. Jeremy Lunn, who set up the Jabber.org.au website in May, said web-hosting company Ilisys had...

Qwest Names CEO to Lead Shift Back to Local Service

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In March 2000, Joseph P. Nacchio, the brash chief executive of Qwest Communications International Inc., predicted his company's $50 billion merger with US West would create a limber, high-growth global telecommunications powerhouse. ...

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