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Google Cloud and NetApp collaborate on cloud-native, high performance storage

May 8th, 2018

From application scalability to developer productivity, to access to services unavailable on-premises, enterprises benefit in many ways from migrating their workloads to the cloud. However, some enterprise IT leaders tell us that they struggle to find technology partners that truly understand how to move workloads with minimal disruption. One critical challenge is access to high-performance,…

The winners of the 2018 Google Play Awards are …

May 8th, 2018

As Google I/O kicked off, we hosted our third annual Google Play Award ceremony to recognize the best apps and games on Google Play over the past year. These apps and games battled it out across nine categories, and proved not only to deliver delightful experiences to fans, but also have larger positive impact in…

Syfy.com

May 7th, 2018

Completed Drupal site or project URL: http://www.syfy.com/ While the Syfy network was busy creating compelling new worlds with shows like 12 Monkeys and Helix, their website was worlds behind. It was not responsive, not beautiful, and, in the words of Matthew Chiavelli, VP of Digital Media and Strategy, “put together with duct tape and baling…

We’re live (streaming) from Google I/O

May 7th, 2018

This year’s annual developer festival is here, and you can catch all the fun on our Google I/O livestream at google.com/io. Thousands of developers are joining us in Mountain View, CA, to hear about the latest product and platform updates at Google. But since the more the merrier, we’re making it possible for you to…

To all the teachers

May 7th, 2018

Editor’s note: Teacher Appreciation Week starts today, and we’re honored to have the recently- named 2018 National Teacher of the Year, Mandy Manning, as our guest author. We’re enormously grateful for the hard work that teachers like Mandy do everyday to ignite curiosity in the next generation. Stay tuned here and follow along on Twitter…

Thanking teachers by helping them get the resources they need

May 7th, 2018

Editor’s note:Teacher Appreciation Week starts today, and we’re honored to have Charles Best, the Founder of DonorsChoose.org as our guest author. We’re big fans of DonorsChoose.org and are proud to be longtime supporters of their model of helping teachers. Today, we’re taking that one step further in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. Keep an eye…

May the 4th be with you … at the movies. Book with the Google Assistant.

May 4th, 2018

What started as a fun pun—May the 4th—has now become an official holiday for Star Wars fans. On this day is known around the globe as “Star Wars Day,” fans celebrate the lore of the galaxy far, far away. We’ve got a couple of ideas for how you can join in on the celebration! Your…

13 ways you’re using AI in your daily life

May 4th, 2018

Editor’s note: Artificial intelligence (AI) is behind many of Google’s products and is a big priority for us as a company (more about that at Google I/O next week). Before the festivities commence, we’re sharing how AI already affects your life in ways you might not know, and how people from all over the world…

Introducing the first Daydream standalone VR headset and new ways to capture memories

May 4th, 2018

Back in January, we announced the Lenovo Mirage Solo, the first standalone virtual reality headset that runs Daydream. Alongside it, we unveiled the Lenovo Mirage Camera, the first camera built for VR180. Designed with VR capture and playback in mind, these devices work great separately and together. And both are available for purchase today. More…

Supporting election integrity through greater advertising transparency

May 4th, 2018

Last year, Google committed to making political advertising more transparent. This week, we’re rolling out new policies for U.S. election ads across our platforms as we work to meet those commitments. As a first step, we’ll now require additional verification for anyone who wants to purchase an election ad on Google in the U.S. and…