This page list news that may be relevant to geohashers, or geohashing in general. They're listed with newest articles at the top, sectioned off by date. This can include news stories about geohashing, reports of non-geohashers encountering mysterious "XKCD" markers, or local stories about privacy, trespassing, or other issues.
If you write a longer article, link to it here and put it on its own page with the appropriate news category.
Google Street View will probably be launched this year in Germany after legal concerns are finally off the table: link (German)
New Zealand now up to 30cm closer to Australia. See 2009 Fiordland earthquake.
The Colbert Report ended with "If you are at latitude 37.718 and longitude -102.656, congratulations, you've won tonight's Colbert Report Random GPS Coordinate Lottery. Just send in a picture of yourself geotagged at that location to claim your prize..." Wade notes: "Pity it is an inactive graticule."
- The ICC has a live Google map for pirate activity around the world, as well as comparable maps going back to 2005.
- Drivers plow into snowbanks "because the GPS told me to." This is not a commentary on USA Today readers!
- Tomtom makes a device that lets users enter corrections directly on it's touch screen.
- I thought this might be relevant b/c many automated map pages use Google Earth, and many geohashes start by investigating the lay of the land, either with Google Maps or Google Earth.