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Files Go! A faster way to clean up, find and share files on your phone

December 5th, 2017

Every day, millions of smartphones run out of space. While phones with 16GB or 32GB of storage are becoming more popular, many phones around the world have much less storage, often as low as 4GB. And with the barrage of images, videos, apps and documents that keep piling up, at some point it becomes a…

Go up, up and away with your Google Assistant

December 4th, 2017

With holiday travel coming up, and 2018 just around the corner, you may be already thinking about getaways for next year. Consider the Google Assistant your new travel buddy, ready at the drop of a hat—or a passport. So when you’re ready for your next big adventure, here are some things to ask your Google…

The makings of a smart cookie

December 4th, 2017

Now that the holidays are in full swing, you’ve probably already dipped your hand into the cookie jar. You may have a favorite time-tested holiday cookie recipe, but this year we decided to mix up our seasonal baking with two new ingredients: a local bakery in Pittsburgh and our Google AI technology. Over the past…

It’s Computer Science Education Week, and coding is everywhere

December 4th, 2017

I got into coding through classical music. When I studied it in college, I worked with a researcher who found a way to represent the notation of a large number of musical works digitally. I learned to code by doing various analyses to find patterns that automatically identified specific composers. These programs could distinguish between…

Update on the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

December 4th, 2017

At last year’s EU Internet Forum, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube declared our joint determination to curb the spread of terrorist content online. Over the past year, we have formalized this partnership with the launch of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT). We hosted our first meeting in August where representatives from the…

Searching for China’s next great Go talent

December 4th, 2017

Sundar Pichai, our CEO, with students at the Nie Weiping Go school today.  Six months ago, the Future of Go Summit was held in Wuzhen, China to test the limits of what human and artificial intelligence could achieve together. China’s best players teamed up with DeepMind’s AlphaGo to play Go in the country where it was invented and…

Holistic Collaboration

December 1st, 2017

For the past couple of years I have been talking about the holistic development and operations environments at different camps. As this year’s highlight,  I gave  a session in DrupalCon Vienna around that same topic. The main focus of my talk has been on the improvement opportunities offered by a holistic approach, but there is…

The High Five: what people searched for this week

December 1st, 2017

Amidst allegations against prominent men in media, people were abuzz about a royal engagement and feeling generous on Giving Tuesday. Here are a few of the top search trends this week: Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor People are searching for media personalities Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor this week, following their firings due to allegations…

Talks at Google we fell for this fall

December 1st, 2017

Editor’s Note: Talks at Google is our regular speaker series that brings interesting speakers and brilliant minds from all industries and backgrounds to Google campuses. Each month, we select a few favorite talks from that month, or about a particular …

Zip up your jacket for this week’s #teampixel adventures

December 1st, 2017

Wondering where #teampixel went this week? Some braved the cold temperatures in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon or at Yosemite National Park, while another got toasty with (several) warm beverages. If you have a Pixel and want to show us the world through your lens, tag your photos with #teampixel for an opportunity to be featured next….