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A Chilean startup helps newsrooms grow their audiences

November 22nd, 2021

Editor’s note from Ludovic Blecher, Head of Google News Initiative Innovation: The GNI Innovation Challenge program is designed to stimulate forward-thinking ideas for the news industry. The story below by Miguel Paz, CEO and Founder of Reveniu, is part of an innovator series sharing inspiring stories and learnings from funded projects. “Do you believe me…

A Matter of Impact: November updates from Google

November 19th, 2021

COP26 wrapped up last week, and world leaders and industry experts headed home with commitments made to work together to further reduce emissions. You can learn more about Google’s commitments in this blog post. Even for climate negotiators, transparent and trustworthy data around emissions can be hard to come by. Historically, there has been a…

Community and mentorship help women entrepreneurs thrive

November 18th, 2021

EngageRocket co-founder Dorothy Yiu and her husband were eagerly expecting the arrival of their first baby. But as Dorothy was preparing to start her maternity leave, she found herself battling feelings of guilt. She was hesitant to step away from her work responsibilities, her team, and the company that she had been pouring her heart…

Simplified Storage Controls

November 18th, 2021

At Chrome, we’re always looking for ways to help users better understand and manage privacy on the web. Our most recent change provides more clarity on controlling site storage settings. Starting today, we will be rolling out this change to M97 Beta, we will be re-configuring our Privacy and Security settings related to data a…

The News Minute turns fans into members

November 17th, 2021

The News Minute team meet up in the office. A note from Ludovic Blecher, Head of Google News Initiative Innovation: The GNI Innovation Challenge program is designed to stimulate forward-thinking ideas for the news industry. The story below by Ragamalika Karthikeyan, Editor Special Projects & Experiments at The News Minute, is part of an innovator…

The media platform helping Indonesians donate for good

November 16th, 2021

Editor’s note from Ludovic Blecher, Head of Google News Initiative Innovation: The GNI Innovation Challenge program is designed to stimulate forward-thinking ideas for the news industry. The story below by Andrias Ekoyuono, Chief of Corporate Strategy at kumparan, is part of an innovator series sharing inspiring stories and lessons from funded projects. As an avid…

The [New] State of CSS in Angular

November 16th, 2021

It’s been a few years since we last covered CSS on this blog — and a lot has happened since then! In this post, we’ll take a look at new web features that impact how we define styling in our Angular applications. Using @use instead of @import In 2019, Sass introduced a new module system, including a migration from…

Our commitment to Australia’s digital future

November 15th, 2021

Today, speaking virtually at an event in Sydney, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the Digital Future Initiative: a $1 billion, five-year commitment to Australia, including initiatives to strengthen digital infrastructure, develop Australian technology and talent, and solve global and local challenges. Below is an edited transcript of his remarks. Google’s growing presence across Australia reflects…

Job: Automotive and Transportation Champion (USA, China, Japan)

November 15th, 2021

We are excited to announce an open position (possibly part-time) : Automotive & Transportation Champion, based in the USA or China, or Japan. This is an opportunity for a global leader to drive the overall strategy of applying open web standards to the automotive & transportation ecosystem. The Champion is a thought leader who has…

State of the Word 2021

November 12th, 2021

State of the Word 2021 is happening Dec 14! Howdy, World! Mark your calendars; it’s almost time for State of the Word 2021! State of the Word is the annual keynote address delivered by the WordPress project’s co-founder, Matt Mullenweg. Every year, the event allows us to reflect on the project’s progress and the future…