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Safely and quickly distribute private enterprise apps with Google Play

November 22nd, 2017

Google Play gives your organization a rich ecosystem of apps for work, enabling your team to be productive from anywhere. Many businesses use a managed version of Google Play, which allows IT administrators to whitelist specific applications for their team to use. However, sometimes you need a more customized solution, such as custom-built, proprietary apps…

Spreading holiday cheer with great deals on Google Play

November 22nd, 2017

As temperatures drop, stay warm and entertained with these hot holiday deals on Google Play. Starting today, you’ll be able to find your favorite movies, apps, games, music, TV and books at deep discounts. Just in time for the holidays, these deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday run through November 27 in select markets….

Tune in for the world’s first Google Translate music tour

November 22nd, 2017

Eleven years ago, Google Translate was created to break down language barriers. Since then, it has enabled billions of people and businesses all over the world to talk, connect and understand each other in new ways. And we’re still re-imagining how it can be used—most recently, with music. The music industry in Sweden is one…

Learn more about the world around you with Google Lens and the Assistant

November 21st, 2017

Looking at a landmark and not sure what it is? Interested in learning more about a movie as you stroll by the poster? With Google Lens and your Google Assistant, you now have a helpful sidekick to tell you more about what’s around you, right on your Pixel. When we introduced the new Pixel 2…

Turn customers into advocates with #SmallThanks

November 21st, 2017

The holiday season is a time to be grateful for friends, family and community. For me, that gratitude includes the small businesses who are a part of my everyday life in California. From my friends at Zombie Runner whose post-run coffee is the best part of my workout, to the folks at Tin-Pot Creamery who…

Two years of Google.org grants for racial justice

November 21st, 2017

For many years, bold leaders across the U.S. have been using technology to foster a national dialogue on systemic inequity. Through painful moments like the Charleston church shooting, Googlers, like many others, asked what we could do to advance a more inclusive society. Two years ago, alongside our Black Googler Network and its allies, Google.org…

A merry mobile holiday with Google Shopping

November 21st, 2017

In those spare moments between basting the turkey, assembling gingerbread houses, and planning your ugly-sweater party, you might find yourself reaching for your phone to research holiday gifts you still need to buy. You’re not alone: With information readily available at the swipe of a finger, holiday shoppers are doing more research before buying than…

Experimenting with VR at the South China Morning Post

November 20th, 2017

Having spent my pre-Google career as a reporter and editor at legacy media organizations, I can tell you that digital transformation in the news industry is challenging. Even when news organizations have the will, resources and technical expertise, the obstacles to transformation can be daunting. In Asia, few news organization have plunged headlong into digital…

Defying gravity: an epic stunt at the Guggenheim Bilbao

November 20th, 2017

When the Guggenheim Bilbao museum opened 20 years ago it was described by many as a starship from outer space. Its swirling roof is made of paper-thin titanium tiles—33,000 of them—covering the building like fish scales. At the time, it was such a novelty that the museum had to commission a chemical laboratory to produce…

Investing £1 million in training for computing teachers in the U.K.

November 19th, 2017

Advancing our students’ understanding of the principles and practices of computing is critical to developing a competitive workforce for the 21st century. In every field, businesses of all sizes are looking to hire people who understand computing, so we need more students to leave school confident in skills like coding, computational thinking, machine learning and…