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More tools for homeschoolers

May 24th, 2018

Editor’s note: Our goal at Google is to make technology that works for everyone. Last year we made Classroom available to more students and teachers, including homeschoolers, and today we’re also updating the eligibility guidelines for G Suite for Education so homeschool co-ops in the U.S. can collaborate using G Suite for Education. We’ve worked…

Now you can add Suica and WAON to Google Pay in Japan

May 24th, 2018

When we brought Android Pay to Japan in 2016, our goal was to create a unique mobile checkout experience that was tailored to Japanese shoppers. Since then, we’ve unified the different ways consumers pay with Google into a single brand: Google Pay. We’ve also updated the app to make paying faster and simpler, promote easy…

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Containment Module Level 1

May 24th, 2018

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of an updated Candidate Recommendation of CSS Containment Module Level 1. This CSS module describes the 'contain' property, which indicates that the element’s subtree is independent of the rest of the page. This enables heavy optimizations by user agents when used well. CSS is a language for describing the…

Faces of Frida: a digital retrospective on Google Arts & Culture

May 24th, 2018

“I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and all of the nights that I am away from you.” Hair swept up, the signature eyebrows, and underneath them, her gaze: By documenting her own image and life, Frida Kahlo created an icon, as relevant today as during her…

Off the court: how the NBA spent a day at Google

May 23rd, 2018

A few weeks ago we were tipped off that some pro basketball players would be in the house at Google HQ. The occasion? The third year of Google and the NBA’s partnership on the #NBACareerCrossover program, which pairs players with companies for an “externship”—a full day spent educating and immersing players in fields outside of…

Supporting CS educators in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

May 23rd, 2018

To ensure all young people have the opportunity to learn computer science (CS), it’s critical that educators are prepared and supported to teach with confidence and competence. Today we’re announcing grants to 31 universities and nonprofit organizations across 16 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa to provide professional development for CS educators. These…

See what the world is searching for with the updated Google Trends

May 23rd, 2018

Google Trends has become a key part of journalistic storytelling, giving reporters everywhere an insight into search trends across the world. Today, we’re updating Google Trends with new features, simpler navigation and more ways to explore data and stories around one of the world’s biggest journalistic datasets. Many of the changes are based on feedback…

G Suite Pro Tips: how to sync one spreadsheet to another in Google Sheets

May 23rd, 2018

When it comes to analyzing data at work, we often have to pull information from several different sources in order to see the big picture. But if you need to manage product inventory or report on quarterly sales figures, spending time flipping between spreadsheets or manually copying and pasting data into one place can take…

First Person: The personal stories of the creative people behind mobile gaming

May 23rd, 2018

Do you ever wonder about the genesis of a mobile game when you’re playing? What inspired the storyline? Who the voices behind the characters are? At Google Play, we believe there is art, creativity and a real human story behind every mobile game. In celebration of the creative minds behind some of our favorite games,…

Taking action against scammers

May 23rd, 2018

We’re committed to building products and programs that help small businesses grow. Unfortunately, we continue to receive complaints from business owners about calls they receive claiming to be from Google. Often these calls are actually third-party companies who are trying to take advantage of them. Sometimes these scammers claim to be able to improve a…