Morning Buzz — May 6, 2010

Google is mapping the Gulf oil spill with Google Earth.

Congratulations to The Cherokeean, which in conjunction with Singletary Memorial Library has gotten a grant to digitize sixty years of its archives.

Search wars: Google grabbed more than 71% of US searches last month.

Facebook expands its Gross National Happiness Index to 18 more countries.

Old images of the Vermont Long Trail now in digital library: “Nine hundred images, dating from 1912-1937 have been scanned and uploaded, pulling them out of the depths of the library’s Special Collections and making them available to anyone with internet access.”.

After Google launched Google Places, it’s not surprising to hear it’s also teamed up with the SBA (Small Business Administration). Resource site here:

Ask Jeeves founder is now CTO at Allvoices.

I’m looking forward to hearing more about this new service from the Internet Archive!

You might be wondering why I haven’t written about Google’s new look. Mostly because I haven’t seen it yet! If it rolls out this way expect a writeup tomorrow. Good morning, Internet…

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