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Google

Submission + - Google Mapmaker "forgets" data (google.com)

spectrokid writes: I have been playing with Google Mapmaker for a while now. Now I see that additions I have made were approved, published,... only to disappear again 2-3 weeks later. When route-planning my cycle trip to work, Google insists I should take an expressway which would not only be illegal but also pretty suicidal. I both edited the expressway and used the feedback form, but a month later nothing has changed. (Luckily Open Street Map gets it right.) What are your experiences with Googles latest addition of crowd-sourcing?
Microsoft

Submission + - Nokia fires 950 Symbian devellopers (version2.dk)

spectrokid writes: Nokia just announced they are completely shutting down development operations in Copenhagen. Over 950 people will lose their job. Copenhagen is specialised in Symbian development for the non-smartphones. This again shows their commitment to Windows is irreversible.

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