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Reach customers via additional marketing channels with Analytics 360 + Salesforce Marketing Cloud

January 31st, 2019

Last year, we shared our plan to make Google Analytics 360 audiences available for activation in Salesforce Marketing Cloud, so that marketers can deliver more timely and relevant messages via additional marketing channels like email and SMS. Today, we’re excited to share that this capability will become available to customers in the next two weeks….

Nebular meets Angular CDK

January 31st, 2019

A short while ago our team released a stable version of Nebular. Nebular is an Angular library that simplifies complex rich UI applications development. It consists of the following modules: Theme, Authentication, and Security. During the multiple release candidates, we’ve experienced some challenges, and I want to tell you about the most interesting ones. Why…

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Values and Units Module Level 3; CSS Scroll Snap Module Level 1

January 31st, 2019

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of two Candidate Recommendations published today: CSS Values and Units Module Level 3, which module describes the common values and units that CSS properties accept and the syntax used for describing them in CSS property definitions. CSS Scroll Snap Module Level 1, which module contains features to control panning…

Supporting the military community for whatever’s next

January 31st, 2019

In August 2018, Google made a commitment to veterans, military spouses, and service members transitioning to civilian careers. At that time, we announced a job search experience that uses military occupational specialty codes to connect service members and veterans with open jobs that call for skills developed during their time in service. In the months…

Advancing research on fake audio detection

January 31st, 2019

When you listen to Google Maps driving directions in your car, get answers from your Google Home, or hear a spoken translation in Google Translate, you’re using Google’s speech synthesis, or text-to-speech (TTS) technology. Speech interfaces not only allow you to interact naturally and conveniently with digital devices, they’re a crucial technology for making information…

Touchdown! Score with Search and the Assistant for Sunday’s Big Game

January 31st, 2019

As the Patriots and Rams head to Atlanta for Sunday’s big spectacle, you can turn to Search and the Google Assistant to stay-in-the-know and get some help prepping to watch the game. We’re taking a look at real-time Google Trends data to see the top questions and topics people are searching for and scoring some…

The movement to power Puerto Rico with the sun

January 31st, 2019

On September 16, 2017, Hurricane Maria, the worst natural disaster on record to affect Puerto Rico, left people without homes or electricity. Eight months later, over 1,000 households were still without power. So communities across the island set out to find creative ways to generate electricity. After the disaster, the government of Puerto Rico committed…

WordPress 5.1 Beta 3

January 31st, 2019

WordPress 5.1 Beta 3 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.1 beta: try the WordPress Beta Testerplugin (you’ll want to select the “bleeding…

How I used my phone to spend less time on … my phone

January 30th, 2019

I love New Year’s resolutions (the kind you’ll stick to by the time January 30th rolls around). The opportunity to improve, feel happier, do more and do better is core to how I want to live. But my real life takes over when holiday break ends, and “do it better” is trumped by “get it…

Richer interactivity in Data Studio

January 30th, 2019

To start 2019, the Data Studio team added a number of new features to allow for faster insights and richer reporting. Today, we’ll highlight some of these recent launches. Interactive Charts We’re extending Data Studio’s filtering capabilities directly into our charts. Editors can now turn any chart into a filter that filters other charts. When…