Ethan Stock, CEO of Zvents, says that Yahoo is telling him that tomorrow they’ll take the limitations off of Yahoo’s mapping APIs. If that’s true, I have to really thank Yahoo for doing this.
Why? Well, this puts the ball squarely in our court. Er, in Virtual Earth’s court.
Oh, I like this disruption game a lot! (And, yes, we haven’t heard the last of the disruptions in the mapping and advertising and services businesses. Not by a long shot. The mapping game is just getting started and will be going for years.
Next up on the disruption schedule? Gillmor Gang, tomorrow. I wanted to take the day off of blogging and all this stuff but I keep getting disrupted. Heheh.
Another disruption? Microsoft is starting to do acquisitions again. Alex Barnett covers our acquisition of FolderShare.