Morning Buzz, March 17, 2011

Archaelogy in New South Wales — “NSW Archaeology On-Line, which launches today, is a digital archive of information about the archaeology and heritage of important cultural places in New South Wales.”

Is Google getting into mobile payment? “Google Inc. plans to start testing a mobile-payment service at stores in New York and San Francisco within four months, letting shoppers use their phones to ring up purchases, three people familiar with the project said.”

Internet Explorer 9 has been released — but it looks like there is not a version for Windows XP. Interesting. I guess I won’t be using it for a while. (I mostly use non-Windows OSes, but I do have an XP machine I keep for this and that.)

GigaOM: Can Google save itself from Google?

A new file finding engine. Thanks Pandia.

Nice. Topsy’s got real-time video search.

A new alpha for Thunderbird is available. I have gotten more happy with Thunderbird as time has gone by but damn, I miss Eudora.

Interesting stat: 40% of Google Maps usage is mobile.

Wow, Blogger is undergoing some serious changes.

Maps to keep you up at night: Earthquake activity and nuclear power stations.

Ooo! Eastman’s got me lookin’ at Mocavo. Good morning, Internet…

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