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G Suite Enterprise for Education is now available

April 18th, 2018

Since launching G Suite for Education, we’ve heard a common request from colleges, universities and large school districts: the need for more advanced tools to meet their complex technology needs. In January, we announced G Suite Enterprise for Education, a new edition of G Suite for Education that offers additional enterprise-grade capabilities designed for large…

BeeTouched: how the internet keeps the buzz in a family business

April 18th, 2018

Editor’s note: As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia-Pacific who use the internet to grow, we spoke with Aaron Huang, the manager of BeeTouched, a honey business in Taiwan. After he and his cousins took over the family business, Aaron used the internet to build a new brand and spread awareness…

Designing for human and environmental health

April 17th, 2018

Imagine a world of abundance—a world where products are infinitely recycled and the design process itself begins with considering the health and well-being of people and the environment. Imagine those products flowing through an economy that is both profitable and stems depletion of raw materials. That’s the world we want for all of us, and…

Preserving endangered wonders of the world, for generations to come

April 16th, 2018

When Ben Kacyra watched on TV as the Taliban destroyed 1,500 year-old Buddhist statues in Bamiyan, Afghanistan in 2001, he felt compelled to do something. Mr. Kacyra, who happens to be one of the creators of the world’s first three-dimensional laser scanning system, realized that his technology could be used to record monuments at risk…

Digital skills for Arabic speakers everywhere

April 16th, 2018

In the Middle East and North Africa, only 38 percent of youth believe their education gives them the skills they need to enter the workforce. By 2020, one in five jobs in the Arab world will require digital skills that aren’t widely available today. Many women are contributing to the innovation coming out of the…

Helping publishers recover lost revenue from ad blocking

April 16th, 2018

Today, the majority of the internet is supported by digital advertising. But bad ad experiences—the ones that blare music unexpectedly, or force you to wait 10 seconds before you get to the page—are hurting publishers who make the content, apps, and services we use every day. When people encounter annoying ads, and then decide to…

#teampixel colored outside the lines with interesting shapes this week

April 13th, 2018

This is shaping up to be a colorful week for #teampixel. We love shapes that grab your attention and guide your eyes when you look at a photograph—and the shapes in this week’s photos are sometimes obvious, like in staircases or sidewalk tiles. Other times they surprise you, like in a spiky Joshua tree or…

Use your favorite password manager with Android Oreo

April 13th, 2018

Security experts recommend strong, unique passwords for each service that you use. For most of us, however, it can be difficult to manage credentials across multiple websites and apps, especially if you’re trying to keep track of everything in your head.In Android 8.0 Oreo, we made it simpler to use Autofill with a password manager,…

The High Five: prom gets cheesy, pollen makes you sneezy

April 13th, 2018

Whether you’re on the hunt for a flower crown or a corsage, here’s what that ol’ internet has been up to this week …People are searching for Coachella—specifically, “what is Coachella”? It’s a music festival in the middle of the desert in California where bandanas are worn, parasols are twirled and selfies are taken (other…

The Robinsons are “Lost in Space” and Google Home can help

April 13th, 2018

Hello, this is Will Robinson of the 24th Colonist Group. My family and I were headed to Alpha Centauri when we accidentally crash-landed on an unfamiliar planet. Mom, Dad, Penny, Judy and I trained for this mission and had all of the provisions for a long trip but … it hasn’t quite turned out as…

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