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This National Tell a Story Day, take a page from your Assistant

April 25th, 2019

National Tell a Story Day is coming up this weekend (April 27th), and my day is already completely booked with plans to curl up on the couch and read with my kids. The Google Assistant is also getting in on the literary action: starting today, Tell Me a Story is available in English on your…

Level up on Android with Indie Games Accelerator

April 25th, 2019

Games are a powerful medium of creative expression, and at Google Play we’re inspired by the passion of game developers everywhere. Last year we announced the Indie Games Accelerator, a special edition of Launchpad Accelerator, to help top indie game developers from emerging markets achieve their full potential on Google Play. Our team of program…

Get lost in the new Earth Timelapse, now on mobile

April 25th, 2019

Today we’re introducing several updates to Google Earth Timelapse, a global, zoomable time-lapse video that lets anyone explore the last 35 years of our changing planet’s surface—from the global scale to the local scale. This update adds two additional years of imagery to the time-series visualization, now spanning from 1984 to 2018, along with mobile…

A new way to find work-from-home (or wherever) opportunities

April 24th, 2019

Whether you’re a parent needing more flexibility or someone looking for the freedom to work wherever you’d like, a work from home job might meet your lifestyle needs. Many people already use Search to find work-from-home roles, and today we’re announcing an improved experience within job search in the U.S. to connect people with quality…

From food waste to tasty treats in Google’s kitchens

April 24th, 2019

For Kristen Rainey, a carrot is more than a vegetable. It’s the opportunity to cook “from root to stem” and make anything from salads and juice to ice cream and candy. Cooking this way helps combat food waste, an issue that affects everyone—particularly the 800 million people who suffer from hunger each year. One third…

Step into Childish Gambino’s world with augmented reality

April 24th, 2019

Augmented reality (AR) lets you bring digital content into the real world—transforming the way you shop, learn, create and experience what’s around you. For artists and creators, AR can be used as an outlet for artistic expression and a way for fans to explore and interact with their content in a new way. Earlier this…

Touring Bird takes flight in 200 destinations worldwide

April 24th, 2019

From booking flights to securing hotel rooms, the online travel industry has made the logistics side of travel easier than ever. But the fun part of taking a trip is experiencing and exploring new places, cultures and people—that’s the part travelers remember and talk about. Yet finding exciting things to do in a given location…

Google Fit is now on iOS

April 24th, 2019

Being more physically active in your everyday life can help reduce the risk of heart disease, improve sleep and increase overall mental health. When we launched the new Google Fit last year, we translated the science behind physical activity into two simple and smart activity goals: Move Minutes and Heart Points. Now, we’re bringing the…

More ways to find authoritative information in Europe

April 24th, 2019

Providing useful and trusted information online is a complex and important responsibility, especially around elections. Our aim is to build helpful tools that get you to the information you’re looking for. As we get closer to the EU Parliamentary elections, alongside our broader package of support, we’re making it easier to help you access quality…

Introducing Angular CLI Builders

April 24th, 2019

In this blog post, we’re going to look at a new API in Angular CLI, which allows you to add CLI features and augment existing ones. We’ll discuss how to interact with this API and what are the extension points which allow you to add additional features to the CLI. You can find the code from…