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Say hello to a better way to pay, by Google

February 20th, 2018

Fast, simple checkout. Easy access to rewards and offers. One spot for purchases, passes, and payment methods. All of these are ways we’ve been working to make paying safer and easier for everyone, everywhere. And you can make the most of these features with the new Google Pay app for Android. The app, which begins…

DrupalCamp London

February 19th, 2018

The people surrounding Drupal have always been one of its strongest selling points; hence the motto “Come for the code, stay for the community”. We bring individuals from a multitude of backgrounds and skill sets together to push forward towards a common goal whilst supporting and helping each other. Within the community, there are a…

New and expanding locations across America

February 16th, 2018

Our goal is to ensure that information serves everyone, not just a few. To do this, we want to hire people to develop our products in the widest possible range of locations, around the world and throughout the United States.  We opened our first office outside California in 2000. Now Google has offices and data…

Go behind the scenes of “Isle of Dogs” with Pixel

February 16th, 2018

“Isle of Dogs” tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies to Trash Island in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the…

Happy Lunar New Year! Wag hello to the Year of the Dog

February 16th, 2018

Today marks Lunar New Year. Across the world, people are celebrating the end of the year of the Rooster and the start of the Year of the Dog. Whether you’re enjoying tteokguk with family or handing out red envelopes for good luck, there are many ways to celebrate the holiday. According to Google Trends, Malaysia,…

Google announces intent to acquire Xively

February 15th, 2018

Today, Google has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquireXively, a division of LogMeIn, Inc. By 2020, it’s estimated that about 20 billion connected things will come online, and analytics and data storage in the cloud are now the cornerstone of any successful IoT solution. This acquisition, subject to closing conditions, will complement…

Now on iOS: one-tap access to real-time commute info and places around you

February 15th, 2018

Whether we like it or not, sometimes life just flies by. And in the moment, every minute counts. Just one minute can be the difference between catching the last train or walking home in the rain. Or getting to that new restaurant in time to snag the last table. Last year we updated Google Maps…

It’s easier than ever to travel with Project Fi

February 15th, 2018

When it’s time to get ready for a trip, you want to focus on the adventures ahead, not the hassle of figuring out your phone coverage. Bill Protection already lets you use your data, including when you travel, without running up your bill, and today we’re giving travelers some extra peace of mind by expanding…

WebAssembly First Public Working Drafts

February 15th, 2018

The WebAssembly Working Group has published three First Public Working Drafts: WebAssembly Core Specification describes version 1.0 of the core WebAssembly standard, a safe, portable, low-level code format designed for efficient execution and compact representation. WebAssembly JavaScript Interface provides an explicit JavaScript API for interacting with WebAssembly. WebAssembly Web API describes the integration of WebAssembly…

ODRL 2.2 is now a W3C Recommendation

February 15th, 2018

The Permissions & Obligations Expression Working Group has just published a Recommendation for two documents, 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…