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Huawei to integrate Android Messages across their Android smartphone portfolio

January 18th, 2018

Over the coming months, Huawei will make it even easier for hundreds of millions of people to express themselves via mobile messaging by integrating Android Messages, powered by RCS, across their Android smartphone portfolio. With Android Messages and RCS messaging, Huawei devices will now offer a richer native messaging and communications experience. Features such as…

The She Word: going behind hardware design with Ivy Ross

January 17th, 2018

Editor’s Note: The She Word is a Keyword series all about powerful, dynamic and creative women at Google. Intrigued by the unique aesthetic of Google’s new family of hardware devices released in October, we sat down with the woman who leads the design team: Ivy Ross. In the interview below, she shares with us how she…

Exploring art (through selfies) with Google Arts & Culture

January 17th, 2018

The Google Arts & Culture platform hosts millions of artifacts and pieces of art, ranging from prehistory to the contemporary, shared by museums across the world. But the prospect of exploring all that art can be daunting. To make it easier, we dreamt up a fun solution: connect people to art by way of a…

Bill Protection on Project Fi: data when you need it, and savings when you don’t

January 17th, 2018

With Project Fi, we built our $10/GB “pay for what you use” pricing to put you in control of your phone plan and how much you pay for it. Today, we’re taking the next step in that journey with Bill Protection: a new take on a phone plan that combines the simplicity of our existing…

Introducing the security center for G Suite — security analytics and best practices from Google

January 17th, 2018

We want to make it easy for you to manage your organization’s data security. A big part of this is making sure you and your admins can access a bird’s eye view of your security—and, more importantly, that you can take action based on timely insights. Today, we’re introducing the security center for G Suite,…

Cloud AutoML: Making AI accessible to every business

January 17th, 2018

When we both joined Google Cloud just over a year ago, we embarked on a mission to democratize AI. Our goal was to lower the barrier of entry and make AI available to the largest possible community of developers, researchers and businesses. Our Google Cloud AI team has been making good progress towards this goal….

WordPress 4.9.2 Security and Maintenance Release

January 17th, 2018

WordPress 4.9.2 is now available. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. An XSS vulnerability was discovered in the Flash fallback files in MediaElement, a library that is included with WordPress. Because the Flash files are no longer needed for…

A new pathway to roles in IT Support

January 16th, 2018

Today, we’re launching the Google IT Support Professional Certificate hosted on Coursera—a first-of-its-kind online program to prepare people for roles in IT support. With no previous experience required, beginning learners can become entry-level job ready in eight to 12 months. This program is part of Grow with Google, our initiative to help people get the…

Expanding our global infrastructure with new regions and subsea cables

January 16th, 2018

At Google, we’ve spent $30 billion improving our infrastructure over three years, and we’re not done yet. From data centers to subsea cables, Google is committed to connecting the world and serving our Cloud customers, and today we’re excited to announce that we’re adding three new submarine cables, and five new regions. We’ll open our…

Eight things you need to know about Hash Code 2018

January 16th, 2018

Are you up for a coding challenge? Team up to solve an engineering problem from Google—registration for Hash Code 2018 is now open.   Hash Code is Google’s flagship team programming competition for students and professionals in  Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. You pick your team and programming language, we pick a Google engineering problem…