This Week In Emerging Technology - July 11th

Here are the emerging technology stories for the week of July 9th. Google Lets Users Overlay Data on Personalized Maps - Lots of people talk about making mashups and simple web applications easier to create for regular users. A promising example is this new service from Google called MyMaps, which makes it simple to create custom maps. I have to start playing with this right away. Fujitsu-Siemens to Offer Flash-Memory Laptops - Fujitsu-Siemens will soon be offering laptops that use Flash based hard drives (starting with 32 GByte versions) in Europe. However, at around $688 these are way over priced which makes them much less interesting.

Here are the emerging technology stories for the week of July 9th.

Google Lets Users Overlay Data on Personalized Maps - Lots of people talk about making mashups and simple web applications easier to create for regular users. A promising example is this new service from Google called MyMaps, which makes it simple to create custom maps. I have to start playing with this right away.

Fujitsu-Siemens to Offer Flash-Memory Laptops - Fujitsu-Siemens will soon be offering laptops that use Flash based hard drives (starting with 32 GByte versions) in Europe. However, at around $688 these are way over priced which makes them much less interesting.