The Web giant is temporarily suspending the service due to a rise in fraudulent edits as of late.
Road maps, restaurant guides, the Yellow Pages ... the 'geoweb' has supplanted them all. But whether you use Google Maps or Yelp to find what you need, a closer look reveals that our digital urban mirror is full of chinks and distortions
Beneath its slick interface and crystal clear GPS-enabled vision of the world, Google Maps roils with local rivalries, score-settling, and deception.
Now we're focusing on cyclists and pedestrians - what daily dangers do you face and what changes to road and pavement layouts do you want to see? Use Street View to show us
2014/04/02: From colonial cartographers to digital depictions, the continent is being sold short, says Think Africa Press
OpenStreetMap è sempre più popolare presso aziende e servizi online, e Google sta iniziando a sentirne il fiato sul collo.
As personal data pour onto mobile networks, American and British eavesdroppers are prying into so-called leaky apps to extract geographical data, address books and phone logs, secret documents show.
America's rich generally have better schools, tidier parks and more trees. But are their neighborhoods also more likely to be mapped by Google?
La toponomastica e il cambio dei numeri civici sono dati che Google Maps non può sapere prima di una P.A. Lo strumento di Map Marker di Google Maps concede in licenza i dati inseriti a Google e qui
From Wired UK: In May 2013, Google's vice president took to stage and announced that Google was aiming to build "a perfect map of the world." An honorable notion with almost utopian connotations -- and why shouldn't it? After all, Google has been at the forefront of leading the biggest change to mapping since the 15th century, when maps went from manuscript to print. Now they're online and taking advantage of satellite imagery, maps are more detailed, accurate and multi-dimensional than they've ever been, but could such a thing as the perfect map ever exist?
What happens to a community with no "digital shadow" on the web?