Googleholic for August 25th, 2006

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In this issue of Googleholic we cover:
  • Google vs Brazil
  • Dutch farmer's vs Google
  • Google Base API
  • Drive a Ferrari 275 GTB through the streets of Paris
  • Google Maps Creation Tools and Resources
  • Salesforce.com released a Google Marketing tool
  • Google Japan
  • Google iPod
Welcome to Friday's Googleholic...

Google vs. Brazil
Brazil wants Google to hand over information about some accounts from Google's social network Orkut. Brazil is threatening to shut down Google's Brazil operations if they don't comply with their demands.

Dutch farmers vs. Google
A dating site built specifically for Dutch farmers just lost a court case against Google. The site farmdate.nl demanded that Google stop publishing sponsored links to sex sites for query results for "farm date".

Google Base API
Google just announced a release of the API that allows developers to write applications that dynamically interact with Google Base.

Drive a Ferrari 275 GTB through the streets of Paris
A French filmmaker tied a camera onto his friend's Ferrari, and now you can watch the movie, and follow the route live with Google Maps.
[Via Google Maps Mania]

Google Maps Creation Tools and Resources
Google Maps Mania has a giant list of tools and resources for creating and enhancing Google Maps mashups.

Salesforce.com released a Google Marketing tool
This new tool will help customers manage ads, and measure their success. The new service is said to cost $300 per month. There is also a free 30 day trial.

Google Japan
A film crew stopped by to shoot some footage of the Google Japan office, here are the results.
[Via Philipp Lenssen]

Google iPod wrap
Just in case you need to see the Google logo wherever you go.

The past week in Google News
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