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Unlock your team’s creativity: running great hackathons

August 28th, 2018

Creative, talented employees have awesome ideas, but chances are they rarely have enough time to actually try them out and find out which ones are worth pursuing. To allow their imagination to run free and spur creative innovation, companies need to create space and opportunities for employees to try out crazy new proposals. That’s why…

Protecting your home with the Google Assistant

August 28th, 2018

Empty homes are more vulnerable to being burglarized, and it’s important to have a system in place that can monitor, alter and deter crime while you’re away. That’s where the Google Assistant can step in and help you keep an eye on everything at home. We worked with some of the most trusted home security…

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Display Module Level 3

August 28th, 2018

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of CSS Display Module Level 3 Candidate Recommendation. This module describes how the CSS formatting box tree is generated from the document element tree and defines the ‘display’ property that controls it. CSS is a language for describing the rendering of structured documents (such as HTML and XML) on…

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Cascading and Inheritance Level 3; Level 4

August 28th, 2018

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of two updated Candidate Recommendations of CSS Cascading and Inheritance Level 3 and CSS Cascading and Inheritance Level 4. The CSS module defined in these documents describes how to collate style rules and assign values to all properties on all elements. By way of cascading and inheritance, values are…

Google for India: Building services for every Indian, in their language

August 28th, 2018

India has the second largest population of internet users in the world—and it’s only getting bigger. Around 40 million new users come online in India every year, and not just from metropolitan centers, but increasingly from rural areas as well. And they’re no longer predominantly men: in the next three years, we expect 45 percent…

Make Google read it

August 28th, 2018

We launched Google Go last year as a lightweight, faster way to search the web on devices which may have less space or less reliable internet connections. Today, millions of people around the world use Google Go to learn, stay informed, and explore the web more easily than ever before. Despite the rapid growth of…

Helping veterans make their next move in civilian life

August 28th, 2018

For seven years, I served in the Air Force as a civil engineer. My job was to make sure our bases, like the ones in Iraq and Afghanistan where I did three tours of duty, were technologically and logistically prepared for my fellow servicemen and women to do their duty in defense of our country….

Making it easier to identify veteran-led businesses on Google

August 28th, 2018

Since leaving the service in 2007, I’ve felt a strong pull to support my fellow veterans. I honor the camaraderie and sense of community we share, and continue to be inspired by the new missions veterans find once we leave the service.  I’ve found my passion for data science, but for many veterans, starting a…

Create more effective ads for today’s consumer

August 27th, 2018

Consumers are more curious and more demanding than ever before. They expect to get things done faster–engaging with ads that are uniquely relevant to them. In fact, 91 percent of mobile users bought or plan to buy something after seeing an ad they described as relevant.1 That means it’s critical for marketers to create a…

Tis the season for planning holiday travel

August 27th, 2018

While it may seem early, many people have already started planning trips for the upcoming holiday season. To help you save money and confidently book holiday travel, we’re sharing holiday price trends, tips and a few new tools from Google Flights and Hotel Search. With the help of the Google News Lab and Polygraph, we…