Morning Buzz — June 4, 2010

New Bing Map App: Bing Health Maps.

The state of Texas has launched an online business mapping and property database.

As you might have heard, Google acquired Invite Media.

How can you NOT like a new exhibit called Attacking Complex Problems?

New search engine watchers, here’s one for aviators and enthusiasts.

Online flash card test prep: a brief story about TestSoup.

The Chicago Tribune has begun digitizing and selling archive photographs.

NARA has announced a new Declassification Center blog.

New from the state of California: a new Web portal.

Google has announced that you can now upload a picture to its home page. How about Google make this available for Google property login pages to help protect against tabnapping? (“Hey, that can’t be the right login page! Where’s my picture?”)

The city of Seattle has announced a new tool for connecting communities via the Web.

Press release from Illinois Wesleyan University: “Argus Issues Available in Online Searchable Database”.

Doing genealogy research for South Berwick, Maine? Oh boy, are you in luck! An updated Web site has a cemetery index, old maps, and virtual tours.

I don’t know how Flickr would like this but it’s certainly thinking outside the box: “HOW TO: Use Flickr to Distribute and Archive Press Releases”.

Looking at Google from a design perspective. “Yet, as the company’s awkward logo, reliance upon analytics, and penchant for turnkey architecture for both its global office spaces and secretive data farms suggest, Google may not actually care about design.” Good morning, Internet…

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