Yahoo Launches New Map Service

kinnon —  November 3, 2005 — Leave a comment

Google-LocalI’m a big fan of Google maps (Google Local) – liking the speed and ability to switch to a satellite view.

Yahoo!-Local-1Yahoo launched a beta of their new Map interface last night. The Flash based service is fast and easy to use (although I find the zoom counter-intuitive). Check it out for yourself.

UPDATE: Dilbert Scoble has an interesting take on why Yahoo’s new map service won’t be as successful as Google Local.

[Hat tip: TechCrunch]

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