Yahoo launch Fire Eagle location-based internet… thing


Last night Yahoo finally took it’s long awaited (by nerds) Fire Eagle out of private beta so now anyone can sign up and use it.

But… What is it? Like everything web 2.0, the name doesn’t describe it very accurately. Basically it’s a system designed to act as the middle-man between you and a whole load of location-aware applications, so that you only have to log your location once and it’ll syndicate it with every other Fire Eagle equipped location service you use…