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Here’s a ‘stache of Movember trends from Google Search

November 1st, 2019

November is here, ushering in chilly weather, pumpkin-flavored everything, and 30 days of whiskers appearing on upper lips in support of men’s health causes. This four-week phase of facial fuzz is also known as Movember. We peeked at Google Images trends to see what types of cheek chops and mouth manes are capturing imaginations this…

A Look at JAMstack’s Speed, By the Numbers

November 1st, 2019

People say JAMstack sites are fast — let’s find out why by looking at real performance metrics! We’ll cover common metrics, like Time to First Byte (TTFB) among others, then compare data across a wide section of sites to see how different ways to slice those sites up compare. First, I’d like to present a…

Investing in the Wear OS ecosystem

November 1st, 2019

When we introduced Wear OS by Google (then called Android Wear) five years ago, wearable tech was pretty nascent. While it was early, we felt there was something really exciting about this next era of computing and we wanted to enable an ecosystem of partners by providing a flexible platform. We’re really proud of the…

Helping more people with wearables: Google to acquire Fitbit

November 1st, 2019

Today, we’re announcing that Google has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Fitbit, a leading wearables brand. We believe technology is at its best when it can fade into the background, assisting you throughout your day whenever you need it. Wearable devices, like smartwatches and fitness trackers, do just that—you can easily see where…

The Month in WordPress: October 2019

November 1st, 2019

October has been a busy month with preparations for WordCamp US as well as the next major release of WordPress. Read on to find out about all that work and more. WordPress 5.2.4 On October 14, WordPress 5.2.4 was released as a security release fixing 6 security issues. The fixes were backported to earlier versions…