Australians Need Maps — Zoom Australia Delivers

Startup Beats
Google Maps on its Home Turf
from O’Reilly Radar notes that those living in
Australia can’t turn to Google Maps for directions, ironic since apparently most
of the Google Maps team is based in Sydney. Into the void now comes
ZoomIn, allowing you to get road maps in
Google Maps style. No aerial views, however — but Google Maps does have that.
Here’s one of my favorite places, the

Sydney Opera House

What about Yahoo? Extremely basic maps (forget getting directions) and very

rough imagery
. Windows Live Local? Forget the cool Bird’s Eye images.

than Yahoo.

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