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W3C opens Advisory Board (AB) election

May 2nd, 2018

The W3C Advisory Committee having nominated seven individuals, is invited today to vote until 30 May 2018 for five seats in the 2018 election of the W3C Advisory Board (AB). Please, read the statements of the nominees. Created in March 1998, the Advisory Board provides ongoing guidance to the W3C Team on issues of strategy,…

5 ways Google Pay can save you time and money at checkout

May 2nd, 2018

There are all kinds of ways you might try to get back time in your day, from looking up the fastest route to work to ordering takeout on your way home. Google Pay helps you save precious time at checkout—and get rewarded for it, too. Here are five reasons to give it a try. 1….

Investing in startups and the future of the Google Assistant

May 2nd, 2018

Across all our developer platforms, from Android to Chrome to Actions on Google and more, we’ve focused on fostering an open ecosystem where developers can build rich experiences for their users. We’ve continued this approach with the Google Assistant, providing tools for developers to create natural conversational experiences. We’re also working closely with device partners…

The Month in WordPress: April 2018

May 2nd, 2018

This past month saw a lot of preparation for upcoming events and releases across the WordPress project. Read on to find out more about these plans, and everything else that happened around the community in April. The WordPress 15th Anniversary is Coming On May 27 2018, WordPress will turn 15 years old — this is…

ICYMI in April: here’s what happened in G Suite

May 2nd, 2018

You might’ve seen the news. Gmail got a makeover. Gmail’s new user interface was designed to help businesses accomplish more, in less time, from one spot. New tools like confidential mode can help you protect sensitive information in emails by setting up expiration dates or even revoking messages (the beauty of working in the cloud)….

“Woop woop!” A kid’s take on Google’s Take Your Child to Work Day

May 1st, 2018

I’ve been to a few “Take Your Child to Work” days at Google, but this year, the Keyword team asked me to write about it. I’m going to tell you about Google NYC from the perspective of a nine-year old, fourth grade kid. I like going to “Take Your Child to Work” day because everyone…

Making Google My Business work for agency and platform partners

May 1st, 2018

Looking for something nearby—a hair salon, a pharmacy, a car dealership—is one of the most common searches we do. In fact, more than one-third of all mobile searches are related to location. With people searching for businesses near them every second, we’re committed to helping local businesses put their best foot forward in these moments…

Introducing .app, a more secure home for apps on the web

May 1st, 2018

Today we’re announcing .app, the newest top-level domain (TLD) from Google Registry. A TLD is the last part of a domain name, like .com in “www.google.com” or .google in “blog.google” (the site you’re on right now). We created the .app TLD specifically for apps and app developers, with added security to help you showcase your…