For those of you living in & around Australia fire effected area or interested in knowing about the latest news. We had previously covered, Google Maps for tracking the fire. Here are few more resources:
- ABC News (Australia) has a implemented Microsoft Virtual Earth into their interactive map application to report news stories. The app has several buttons for switching between different news story types. Click on “Latest News” for a constant stream of news feeds mapped out in Virtual Earth.
- The British Broadcast Company News rolled out a Virtual Earth application that’s interactive with their users. Users can go in and mark the map with a pushpin and add a comment.
- Finally, nineMSN published a collection in Live Maps with information and pictures of the respective areas affected by the fires. Explore them at will.
Source:→ Chris Pendleton