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Here's your weekly dose of geonews in batch mode.
On the FOSS4G and open data front, there's a followup entry reviewing more open source geocoders (initial story).
via the OGD blog I found an interesting entry on the failures of Edmonton and Vancouver open data efforts: "[...] two minor mistakes that are preventing the Edmontorcouver opendata initiative from being a tremendous success [...] 1. They expected a new community to build itself. 2. They wrote their own license."
There's also a long article about creating interactive charts with Geopublisher 1.4.
There's also a short entry on displaying two different graticules in QGIS.
Here's a site that let's you overlay OpenStreetMap data transparently On Google/Yahoo Maps.
Here's an entry named Geotag Photos with an Android Phone and Any Digital Camera.
Geolocation is also coming to Facebook next month. In fact, MapQuest has a new feature to share MapQuest maps woth Facebook friends.
The Canadian RADARSAT Constellation got confirmed funding in the recently announced federal budget.
Using GPS sensors, it seems the Chilean earthquake moved the City of Conception 10 feet to the west. In addition to the Google geonews shared this morning, here's Fredericton, Canada in 3D and Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria in South Africa and Mulhouse in France also in 3D.