Google introduced a new way to make its mapping service even more accurate in the US. Google Map Maker is a crowd-sourced tool where users can modify roads and structures using an approval system. If enough people agree that your correction is accurate, the changes will appear on the regular Google Maps site. Read the full article at WSJ.com
Google Lets Users Edit Maps
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).