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Joomla! 3.8 Release Candidate Now Available

September 5th, 2017

The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of the Joomla! 3.8 Release Candidate. Community members are asked to download and install the package in order to provide quality assurance for the forthcoming 3.8 release.

Typing Greek has never been so easy

September 5th, 2017

Did you know that many words in a vocabulary of an educated English speaker are borrowed from Greek? Hundreds of scientific, medical, and technical terms have been coined from Greek words, being either the root that creates a word or prefixes / suffixes of words used in daily language. From physics to photography, from microscope…

Funding 75,000 Udacity scholarships to bridge the digital skills gap

September 5th, 2017

Ildiko Fekete is a mother of two from Hungary, who had moved to a small town to raise her family, taking time out from her career as a literature teacher.  Earlier this year she applied for and completed an Android scholarship. As a result she has built an eco-footprint app, Greenfeet, and plans to pursue…

W3C Invites Implementations of Media Queries Level 4

September 5th, 2017

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of Media Queries Level 4 Candidate Recommendation. Media Queries allow authors to test and query values or features of the user agent or display device, independent of the document being rendered. They are used in the CSS @media rule to conditionally apply styles to a document, and in various…

Taking the next step with Android One

September 5th, 2017

When we launched Android One in India back in 2014, the goal was to get the next billion people online by providing them with high quality, affordable phones. Since then, the larger community has told us they value what Android One stands for across a range of phones—a refreshingly simple software experience that is accessible,…

The (real) Internship: catching up with our summer interns

September 1st, 2017

They came, they saw, they interned. Each summer, Google and Alphabet welcome thousands of interns to our offices around the world. Now that it’s time for the interns to head back to school, we sat down with a few of them to hear about the highlights from their experience. Jacob Schaider, YouTube TV Tell us about…

The High Five: top searches from the week of August 28

September 1st, 2017

Hurricane Harvey This week, attention in the U.S. turned to Hurricane Harvey and its devastating impact in Texas and Louisiana. People are searching for how to help, as well as for information about future storm Hurricane Irma—which was upgraded to a Category 3 and is moving across the Atlantic. The top queries regarding the storm…

How to fix a toilet (and other things you couldn’t do without Search)

September 1st, 2017

Every year, millions come to Google to search for news and information that helps illuminate the world around them. While people often search for breaking news, the latest sports scores, or what’s playing at a local movie theater, they also often look for answers on how to fix the more mundane items around them. Recently,…

The Month in WordPress: August 2017

September 1st, 2017

While there haven’t been any major events or big new developments in the WordPress world this past month, a lot of work has gone into developing a sustainable future for the project. Read on to find out more about this and other interesting news from around the WordPress world in August. The Global WordPress Translation…

GitHub Organisation cleanup

September 1st, 2017

The Joomla! Project would like to share some changes we implemented recently in our GitHub organisation, as well as forthcoming changes that will be implemented in the near future.