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The High Five: Courtside seats for Comey

June 9th, 2017

Cavs vs. Warriors. Cookies vs. oranges. And Madrid vs. manspreaders. Here’s a look at some of the top trending searches from the week of June 2.  Nothin’ but net … on Google this week, as people search for details about the NBA Finals. This year marks a third consecutive matchup between the Cavaliers and the…

Find Pride events on the map

June 9th, 2017

People everywhere are celebrating Pride this month. To help you find your local parade and events or just navigate around the crowds, we’ve added the parade routes and event info to Google Maps on both Android and iOS in 35 cities worldwide. If you’re in one of the 35 covered cities, you’ll notice a rainbow…

See the world through the lens of #teampixel

June 8th, 2017

Morning mist in Brisbane, Australia. Shadows falling on striped hillsides outside Cusco, Peru. The sky reflecting off city windows in Yerevan, Armenia. Palm trees silhouetted against an evening sky in Santa Cruz, California. A good photograph can transport you anywhere and let you see the world from someone else’s perspective—and #teampixel is going places. A…

Your funny, interesting, smart (and humble) best friend Assistant

June 8th, 2017

June 8 is National Best Friends day—a day to celebrate those who make us laugh, keep our secrets and help us answer the tough questions in life. Sounds an awful lot like the Google Assistant to us! So not only can the Assistant help you plan a day with your favorite human best friend, it…

Eclipse Megamovie: Citizen science for the 2017 total solar eclipse

June 8th, 2017

August 21, 2017 will be a very special day. For the first time in 100 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the United States. It’s not only an opportunity for millions of people to appreciate this rare astronomical event, but a chance for scientists to gain a better understanding of how the sun’s atmosphere…

Dive into World Oceans Day with Google Earth and Maps

June 8th, 2017

This World Oceans Day, explore our oceans and learn from experts leading marine conservation efforts around the world with Street View and Google Earth. We hope these stories and sights will inspire you to get involved and help protect our vast and fragile oceans. So jump on in, the water’s fine!Start your underwater adventure in…

Google News Lab powers digital journalism training for Africa

June 8th, 2017

For journalists, recent advances in digital technology present compelling new opportunities to discover, tell and share stories—like this one from the Mail & Guardian that uses Google My Maps to highlight top water wasters in metro areas during the drought. But learning how to use new digital tools for reporting can be intimidating or even…

We wear culture: Discover why we wear what we wear with Google Arts & Culture

June 8th, 2017

Are you wearing jeans today? Is there a floral tie or a black dress hanging in your wardrobe? Remember those platform shoes from the ‘90s? These have one thing in common: They all tell a story, sometimes spanning hundreds of years of history. As the legendary Vogue editor-in-chief Diana Vreeland once said, “You can even…

English county council saves millions switching to G Suite and Chromebooks

June 7th, 2017

A day in the life of an employee at Northumberland County Council in northern England involves everything from running schools, repairing roads or literally putting out fires. It’s work that never stops and that stretches across a rural area the size of Greater London with 330,000 citizens and three million sheep. Two years ago, the…

Celebrating five years of Campus, a home for startups

June 7th, 2017

We’re big believers in the power of startups to fuel progress and build businesses that make a positive impact—on individuals, communities and economies. But most great startups don’t go it alone: A supportive community is critical to their success. That’s why five years ago, we opened the doors of Campus London and Campus Tel Aviv,…