GSEC Dublin: A content responsibility center for Europe

January 27th, 2021

Protecting people from harmful content and making our products safer for everyone is core to the work of many different teams across Google and YouTube. When it comes to the content on our platforms, we have a responsibility to safeguard the people and businesses using our products, and to do so with clear, transparent policies…

Google Taiwan turns 15 with a new engineering hub

January 26th, 2021

As a Taiwanese and an engineer, it’s extremely heartwarming to see how Taiwan has grown to be a critical hub for global innovation and hardware manufacturing. Not everyone knows that Taiwan has contributed to the development of many Google products, including Pixel phones, Nest devices, Chromebooks, and Chromecast. We first opened our Taipei 101 office…


January 26th, 2021

I’m not exactly a large-scale DevOps guy, but I can tell ya we’ve been moving back toward a monorepo at CodePen and it’s rife with advantages over a system with lots of smaller reports. For us, I mean. It’s very likely that you have entirely different challenges and have come to entirely different conclusions at…

Angular Debugging Guides

January 26th, 2021

The best part of coding is when something works on the first try. The next best thing is knowing how to debug errors when things don’t work the first time. As we’ve shared on our roadmap, one of our team’s top priorities is improving the Angular debugging experience. We’re excited to announce several new projects…

WebRTC 1.0 is a W3C Recommendation

January 26th, 2021

The Web Real-Time Communications Working Group has published WebRTC 1.0: Real-Time Communication Between Browsers as a W3C Recommendation. This document defines a set of JavaScript APIs to allow media and generic application data to be exchanged with another browser or device implementing the appropriate set of real-time protocols defined in IETF. WebRTC already serves as…

What I learned from Google for Startups Founders Academy

January 26th, 2021

For years, I struggled with eczema and dry, itchy, sensitive skin. I looked endlessly for products that were healthy, effective, and designed for the Black community. When I couldn’t find what I was looking for, I decided to create my own. As a former human rights attorney, I am passionate about giving people access to…

An Army veteran’s journey to Google: 5 lessons learned

January 26th, 2021

I’ve always been interested in technology and how it can connect people to the world. I still remember when I turned on my first computer as a kid and it felt like my entire world had opened up. So when I was getting out of the US Army in 2013, Google’s mission was particularly appealing…

New campaign targeting security researchers

January 25th, 2021

Over the past several months, the Threat Analysis Group has identified an ongoing campaign targeting security researchers working on vulnerability research and development at different companies and organizations. The actors behind this campaign, which we attribute to a government-backed entity based in North Korea, have employed a number of means to target researchers which we will…

Checkerboard Reveal

January 25th, 2021

Back when I was 10, I remember my cousin visiting our house. He was (and still is) a cool kid, the kind who’d bring his own self-programmed chess game on a floppy disk. And his version of chess was just as cool as him because a piece of the board would disappear after each move….

Building a privacy-first future for web advertising

January 25th, 2021

Advertising is essential to keeping the web open for everyone, but the web ecosystem is at risk if privacy practices do not keep up with changing expectations. ​People want assurances that their identity and information are safe as they browse the web. That’s why Chrome introduced the Privacy Sandbox and, today, shared progress on their…