Facebook, Yahoo, Yearbooks, Google, More: Morning Buzz, October 15, 2012

Facebook will soon be launching a new social API.

Ouch: there has been a massive personal information hack at Florida colleges. There have been at least 50 cases of identity theft recorded because of this hack.

Wow, now the FBI is warning about Android malware.

GenBlog has published a great list of resources for research in colonial America. There’s an expanded list of 61 items here.

Google Maps has done a huge Street View update. The announcement describes it as “… doubling our number of special collections and updating over 250,000 miles of roads around the world…”

The Boy Genius Report has a story about what might be the new Yahoo.com design.

Some of the University of Wyoming Lab School’s yearbooks are now available online. Dates covered include the 1920s, part of the 1930s, and 1953-1964.

The History of Medicine in Oregon project has launched a new Web site. “The Website includes a timeline of milestones in Oregon medical history, an extensive list of resources for medical history researchers …. Images from OHSU Historical Collections & Archives are featured throughout.”

I haven’t upgraded to Apple’s new iOS yet, but just in case you have, here’s a list of 40 alternatives to Apple’s Maps application.

The Digital Library of Georgia has announced the availability of Mercer Cluster Archive, an online archive of the newspaper for Mercer University’s Macon campus. It covers 1920-1970 and includes over 5000 newspaper pages.

Hey NGS! Thanks for the love. And just for you I say, good morning, Internet…

About Tara Calishain

Covering the world of search engines, databases, and other online information collections since 1996.

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