New Google Mobile Home Page Features Local Points of Interest

Google's mobile page has undergone a minor change. Below the search bar, you can now toggle a menu, called "near me now" to populate a list of nearby businesses, ATMs, restaurants, cafes, etc., based on your current location. Not quite a Yelp killer yet, but it's something. Available for iPhone 3.x and Android 2.x… » 1/08/10 4:19pm 1/08/10 4:19pm

Geode Plug-In Makes Firefox Location-Aware

Mozilla Labs has unveiled Geode—a plugin that will take advantage of the W3C Geolocation Spec in Firefox 3.1. The plan is to make the browser location-aware so that somewhere down the line, you could visit a site like Yelp on your laptop in a strange town and it will automatically find your location and offer nearby… » 10/08/08 2:15pm 10/08/08 2:15pm