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GeoTorrent file-sharing

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I saw a press release on GeoTorrent on the Geoplace website and checked out the GeoTorrent.org site. It is based on bitTorrent technology. They seem to have mostly satellite mosaics right now, and also some TIGER data. Here is a link to the GeoTorrent website if you want to check it out: http://www.geotorrent.org/

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GSDI Small Grants Program

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From the Geocommunity website: On Wednesday, the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDI) announced some statistics about the third year of their Small Grants Program, which received neary 100 applications from geospatial practitioners around the world. Of the 40 applications selected for furtehr consideration, 19 were from Africa, 10 from the Asia-Pacific region, 7 from […]

WebMapping

Microsoft takes on Google with new developer platform

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This article from InfoWorld discusses a set of API’s that Microsoft will announce at their Professional Developer’s Conference which starts Spet. 13th in Los Angeles. Mapping components, including an API for Virtual Earth and the new MapPoint Web Service 4.0. http://www.infoworld.nl/idgns/bericht.phtml?id=00256F6C005C22FC88257076006D00AF