Google Launches Google Map Maker in the UK

Google Maps Maker Before and AfterGoogle expanded its popular Map Making services on Thursday by introducing Map Maker to the UK. Map Maker takes map crowd sourcing to a completely new level and drastically improving the data inside Google Maps. Take a look at the screenshot on the right to see the before and after shot… (Before on the Left, After on the Right).

Pretty amazing!

Google Earth Gets Insanely Accurate Flight Tracking

At least, it is as accurate as the FAA will allow.  For security reasons Google’s tracking is 15-20 minutes behind the live location of the plane.  Of course, anyone with some decent navigation and math skills and the flight path could do the math and get the real location without much trouble.

Google Flight Path tracking

More on the subject from Google here.