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Building a connected workforce in the new year

January 8th, 2019

A new year has arrived and with it fresh opportunities to transform your business. Android can help power a more productive workforce and enhance customer experiences. As we look ahead to the rest of 2019, here are a few ways Android can help power a connected workforce, capable of meeting the evolving needs of the…

W3C Advisory Committee Elects Technical Architecture Group

January 8th, 2019

The W3C Advisory Committee has elected the following people to the W3C Technical Architecture Group (TAG): Alice Boxhall (Google), Sangwhan Moon (Odd Concepts) and Theresa O’Connor (Apple). They join co-Chair Tim Berners-Lee and continuing participants, Daniel Appelquist (Samsung Electronics; co-Chair), David Baron (Mozilla Foundation), Hadley Beeman (W3C Invited Expert), Kenneth Rohde Christiansen (Intel Corporation), Peter…

The Month in WordPress: December 2018

January 8th, 2019

New features, a big event, and important announcements marked December as a milestone month for the WordPress community. Release of WordPress 5.0 On December 6 WordPress 5.0 was released. This release includes the much anticipated new block editor as the default editing experience. While some users have chosen to continue using the Classic Editor on…

Back to the drawing board! Doodle for Google returns.

January 8th, 2019

When I was a kid growing up in Minnesota, I was involved in our unofficial state pastime, crafting. From pipe cleaner horses to cotton ball bunnies, if an animal could be made from things on the craft room floor, I made it. After a lifetime of crafting, I made it to Google—and now I lead…

Help influence and understand how your products appear on Google

January 7th, 2019

Shoppers turn to Google to find products that are just right for them. And you rely on Google Manufacturer Center to ensure your products are represented well. In fact, more than 5,000 brands use Manufacturer Center to improve their presence on Google. To kick off the new year, we’re making those interactions even better by…

Here’s how the Google Assistant became more helpful in 2018

January 7th, 2019

In 2018, the Google Assistant learned to speak new languages (Nǐ hǎo!), expanded to new regions (like the Netherlands, Indonesia and Turkey), and became smarter with new features that can help you throughout your day. Along the way, more people started using the Assistant to get some help—active users of the Google Assistant grew four…

New version of the Roadmap of Web Applications on Mobile

January 7th, 2019

W3C has published a new version of its Roadmap of Web Applications on Mobile, an overview of the various technologies developed in W3C that increase the capabilities of Web applications, and how they apply more specifically to the mobile context. The contents of the roadmap have been updated to follow the evolution of the Web…

Digital Redesign with Drupal 8

January 3rd, 2019

New year, new skills: learn how to code with Grasshopper in 2019

January 2nd, 2019

It’s the first week of January, and the ink is barely dry on those New Year’s resolutions you wrote down. Often, resolutions involve learning a new skill, so while you’re in the mood to try something new, what about learning to code? Grasshopper teaches adults to learn to code through fun puzzles and quizzes. It’s…

EDU in 90: Back for season four

January 2nd, 2019

Any teacher will tell you that time is of the essence when it comes to the classroom. We heard from educators that they wanted a quick, easy way to keep up with the latest product updates and resources, so we created EDU in 90, a video series from Google for Education, to deliver just that….