Fighting disinformation across our products

February 16th, 2019

Providing useful and trusted information at the scale that the Internet has reached is enormously complex and an important responsibility. Adding to that complexity, over the last several years we’ve seen organized campaigns use online platforms to deliberately spread false or misleading information. We have twenty years of experience in these information challenges and it’s…

6 highlights from Google for Philippines

February 15th, 2019

At the first ever Google for Philippines event this week, we shared our vision for how we’re going to help more Filipinos make the most of what the internet has to offer. This includes key updates and product launches that we hope can drive inclusive growth and support the Filipino people to participate in an…

Smart regulation for combating illegal content

February 14th, 2019

We’ve written before about how we’re working to support smart regulation, and one area of increasing attention is regulation to combat illegal content. As online platforms have become increasingly popular, there’s been a rich debate about the best legal framework for combating illegal content in a way that respects other social values, like free expression,…

Roses are red, violets are blue: six Pixel camera tips, just for you

February 14th, 2019

No matter what your plans are this Valentine’s Day, you’ll probably end up taking a few photos to celebrate or capture the moment—and that’s where Pixel’s camera comes in. Pixel 3’s camera has tools that can help you capture and get creative with your V-Day photos. Here are six tips for our beloved #teampixel. 1….

New W3C Membership level aimed at organizations with medium range revenues

February 14th, 2019

Over the past several years the W3C Business Development team has heard from a number of mid-sized companies that while they are very interested in participating in W3C the Membership Fees were too high for them to justify. That was compounded by several conversations members of the W3C Team had with organizations in our newest…

Lost in translation? Try interpreter mode with the Google Assistant

February 14th, 2019

It’s easier than ever to meet new people and explore new places—but language barriers that prevent us from talking to each other still exist. With the Google Assistant, we’re focused on creating the best way to get things done—regardless of who you’re communicating with or what language you speak. To help you connect with people…

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Transforms Module Level 1

February 14th, 2019

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of CSS Transforms Module Level 1 Candidate Recommendation. CSS transforms allows elements styled with CSS to be transformed in two-dimensional space. This specification is the convergence of the CSS 2D Transforms and SVG transforms specifications. CSS is a language for describing the rendering of structured documents (such as HTML…

Investing across the U.S. in 2019

February 13th, 2019

One year ago this week, I was in Montgomery County, Tennessee to break ground for a new data center in Clarksville. It was clear from the excitement at the event that the jobs and economic investment meant a great deal to the community. I’ve seen that same optimism in communities around the country that are…

The Journey of Us: A Voyage through Black History

February 13th, 2019

Like Black history itself, my journey contains multitudes. It began in New York City, where I grew up during the rise of the civil rights movement. The social politics of the time didn’t encourage me—a woman of color–to pursue a career in science, technology or math. But thankfully my father did. He built me my…

Get in the Sandbox: Googlers are teaming up with local tech talent

February 13th, 2019

When you think of a tech hub, what comes to mind? While Silicon Valley might be one of the most well-known, there’s tech growth happening across the globe–in places you might not expect, like Baltimore, Nashville, Raleigh, Bucharest, Miami, Birmingham or Detroit.  As a native of Detroit, I’ve always been proud of my hometown and…