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7 Ways your Assistant can help with your last minute vacation

August 26th, 2017

Summer may be winding down, but it’s not over just yet. If you have time to squeeze in one last summer vacation before the leaves change, let your Assistant be, well, your Assistant and help you plan your last minute trip. Let’s say you decide to head to Vancouver. Here are a few questions you…

The High Five: looking up, growing up and still dancing

August 25th, 2017

Will Taylor Swift’s new album eclipse all others? Did I permanently damage my eyeballs this week? How did Patrick Swayze pull off that lift dance move? We had a lot of questions this week—check out some of the week’s top-searched trends. Eyes on the sky On Monday, some searched the sky for the eclipse while…

Google and 826 Valencia invite you to a “planet ruled by love”

August 25th, 2017

In 2015, 826 Valencia—an organization that helps under-resourced students develop their writing skills—won a Google.org Impact Challenge grant to expand their programs in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. After receiving the grant, 826 turned to a group of volunteer Googlers to figure out how to use technology to amplify students’ voices. The result was a story about a “planet ruled…

All dogs go to Google: a story of adoption in Chile

August 25th, 2017

Google is a dog company. Googlers often bring their dogs—affectionately referred to as Dooglers—to work, but our company-wide love for dogs goes even deeper than that.  Google’s affection for our canine friends is an integral facet of our corporate culture. We like cats, but we’re a dog company." Google Code of Conduct We recently heard a pretty…

Welcome to our latest alliance and GCP customer: Marketo

August 24th, 2017

Effective business-to-business marketing requires deep insights, which Google Cloud’s infrastructure and solutions can deliver at scale. Today we’re announcing a new alliance with Marketo, a leader in enterprise business-to-business marketing automation. As part of our work together, Google Cloud will help Marketo migrate its entire marketing automation product infrastructure from on-premises data centers to Google…

Update to the Candidate Recommendation ‘CSS Scroll Snap Module Level 1’

August 24th, 2017

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of an updated Candidate Recommendation of CSS Scroll Snap Module Level 1. The CSS Scroll Snap Module contains features to control panning and scrolling behavior with ‘snap positions’. After feedback on the specification that was published in February, the CSS Working Group decided to update the document. The normative change…

11 announcements from Google for Indonesia

August 24th, 2017

We had a big day today in Jakarta, where we hosted the second annual Google for Indonesia event. From Google Station to YouTube Go, here’s a quick recap of the things we announced to make the internet more useful and relevant for Indonesians.  Product features YouTube Go lets you preview videos and choose their file…

Unlock the Truth with Peter Dinklage in Sci-Fi Mystery REMEMORY on Google Play

August 24th, 2017

Does the mind forget things for a reason? Peter Dinklage takes a break from playing the Game of Thrones  in the sci-fi mystery film REMEMORY— available for free today exclusively on Google Play, before heading into select theatres on September 8. When a scientist is found dead shortly after unveiling his newest invention—a device that…

Learning more about clinical depression with the PHQ-9 questionnaire

August 23rd, 2017

Editor’s note: Now when you search for “clinical depression” on Google on mobile, you’ll see a Knowledge Panel that will give you the option to tap “check if you’re clinically depressed”, which will bring you to PHQ-9, a clinically validated screening questionnaire to test what your likely level of depression may be. To ensure that…

Shop Walmart and more of your favorite stores, faster

August 23rd, 2017

Shopping isn’t always as easy as it should be. When was the last time you needed to pick up something from the store but didn’t have the time to make the trip? Or you went to the store only to realize they didn’t have the brand you wanted? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could…