Maps, Yahoo, Rhode Island, More: Morning Buzz, July 17, 2012

A huge map digitization project is nearly finished. “The United States Geological Survey has nearly completed its project to digitize over 200,000 topographical maps and create a free, searchable online archive.” (Look at the maps in the comments.)

The Providence Journal has launched a new tool for tracking new businesses incorporated in Rhode Island.

Is Spool going to Give Facebook a “Read it Later” feature? One can only hope…

Google has added panoramic images of the Antarctic.

Coming in September: an archive devoted to “audiovisual memory in the Mediterranean”.

Congratulations to Googler (ex-Googler) Marissa Mayer for her appointment as the Yahoo CEO. I can’t wait to see what she does with the Yahoo properties. Good morning, Internet…

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