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Meet the second round of Jump Start creators

September 26th, 2017

Jump is Google’s professional solution for creating seamless, 3D-360º VR video. We kicked off the Jump Start program to give creators access to Jump cameras, and we recently announced the second round of Jump Start participants. They’re working on some amazing stuff—everything from a VR musical to a film about a 9th century Viking raid…

A GIPHY engineering intern goes the GIF-stance with Google Cloud Vision

September 26th, 2017

Editor’s Note: Today, we’re GIFted with the presence of a guest author. Bethany Davis, current University of Pennsylvania student and former software engineering summer intern at GIPHY, shares the details of her summer project, which was powered by Google Cloud Vision. This is a condensed and modified version of a post published on the GIPHY…

Cloud Job Discovery enters beta

September 26th, 2017

Last November, we announced Cloud Job Discovery (formerly Cloud Jobs API) to help the talent industry connect job seekers and employers through access to Google’s search and machine learning capabilities. Since then, this service has been deployed on more than 3000 job properties, from company career sites to job boards. This June we announced Google…

Industry Experts to Share Business Insights at W3C’s First Executive Forum, 8 November in San Francisco

September 26th, 2017

Executives from Alipay, American Express, Bloomberg, HARMAN, Google, Intel, Mozilla, Samsung, Southern Nevada Regional Transportation Agency, University of Sydney, Worldpay and Yubico, together with Web Inventor and W3C Director Sir Tim Berners-Lee, will address emerging tech trends and the impact of the Web on business and industry at the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) inaugural…

W3C Invites Implementations of ODRL Information Model; ODRL Vocabulary & Expression

September 26th, 2017

The Permissions & Obligations Expression Working Group has just published two Candidate Recommendations, namely: ODRL Information Model—The Open Digital Rights Language (ODRL) is a policy expression language that provides a flexible and interoperable information model, vocabulary, and encoding mechanisms for representing statements about the usage of content and services. The ODRL Information Model describes the…

Meet Singapore’s next makers

September 26th, 2017

What happens when you invite kids to tinker and dabble with 3D pens, 3D printers and lots of colorful electrical components? They go on to make some pretty amazing things! Step inside our Maker Space at Google’s Singapore office! Our creative technologists have created an indoor playground for Googlers and collaborators to pursue ideas and…

React v16.0

September 26th, 2017

We’re excited to announce the release of React v16.0! Among the changes are some long-standing feature requests, including fragments, error boundaries, portals, support for custom DOM attributes, improved server-side rendering, and reduced file size. New render return types: fragments and strings You can now return an array of elements from a component’s render method. Like…

More than just a jacket: Levi’s Commuter Trucker Jacket powered by Jacquard technology

September 25th, 2017

Whether you’re cycling to work or juggling a cup of coffee, it’s often difficult to pull out your phone, unlock it and answer an incoming call, read a text or skip a music track. To help you to control your digital life while navigating your real one, Google ATAP (Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group)…

Drupal Business Survey 2017

September 25th, 2017

The Drupal Business Survey 2017 shows that Drupal has a steady position in the market, and Drupal 8 has secured its role as the most popular version for new Drupal projects. Further, Drupal is often becoming part of a larger set of solutions. The Drupal Business Survey is an annual survey that aims to give…

Andra Day sings “Strange Fruit” in support of Google.org grantee Equal Justice Initiative

September 22nd, 2017

Music has the power to ignite change—to encourage introspection and galvanize people. Earlier this year Google.org grantee the Equal Justice Initiative launched the Lynching in America digital experience. This platform, built with support from Google, brings together the Equal Justice Initiative’s data and research on the 4,000+ victims of lynchings with the oral histories of…