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Off topic, but I had to

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Backstory: I bought Konfabulator a month ago…a great program that lets you use desktop widgets with Windows (hurry to Intel, Apple!)…

Action: Yahoo! bought the parent company 2 weeks ago and will be releasing the next version as freeware

Result: The company is refunding the purchase to anyone who bought the current version! So cool!!

Back to topic: I am guessing that Yahoo will tie a widget to Yahoo Maps…in fact it wouldn’t be too hard to tie a widget to Google Maps now…hmmmm 🙂

Go now and download Konfabulator and lots of widgets. Good stuff…uh-huh.

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CNET News article on Google Maps

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Here is an article from CNET news yesterday that includes some quotes from Lars Rasmussen, the lead engineer of the Google Maps project, who was speaking at a conference on Web engineering.

http://news.com.com/Google+mapper+Take+browsers+to+the+limit/2100-1038_3-5808658.html