Yahoo’s new Fire Eagle (http://fireeagle.yahoo.net/) is an interesting tool for creating geo-aware applications. It’s a framework for sending an application updates about where you are based on GPS, from your phone or from a web site, doing so automatically or manually, and for applications to retrieve and use that information. Generally, people are thinking about geo-targeted content, ads, and social networking. I can imagine a Realtor giving a consumer or client access to their user generated mapping content via a geo-aware application on the client’s cell phone.
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