Portraits of veteran scholars across America

November 8th, 2017

As Veterans Day approaches, I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about the military and veterans community. From local artists to community leaders to technology innovators, veterans contribute not only to our workplace, but to our neighborhoods and culture. This dedication to serving the community is what inspired me to enlist in the California…

Work hacks from G Suite: onboard new employees like a boss

November 8th, 2017

We’ve talked about how corporate training can positively impact employee engagement. The same is true for efficient onboarding. The faster new employees are onboarded, the faster they  feel they’re part of the team and can contribute to your company’s mission. Here are a few tips to help you onboard new employees without a hitch. 1….

Meet a few of our machine learning makers

November 8th, 2017

From reinventing your smartphone to helping you play rock-paper-scissors, AI is changing the way we use technology today. And while we hear about all the new things we’re able to do thanks to machine learning, we don’t always hear about the people shaping machine learning itself. Who are they? What inspired them to get into…

Learn more about publishers on Google

November 8th, 2017

As tens of thousands of publishers of all sizes push out content every day, chances are you’ve come across a publication you’re not familiar with or one you wanted to learn more about. To help in this situation, publisher Knowledge Panels on Google will now show the topics the publisher commonly covers, major awards the…

Webinar series: Delivering virtual apps and desktops on Chromebooks

November 7th, 2017

Last July, we announced our expanded partnership with Citrix, offering desktop virtualization solutions on Chrome devices to help more businesses transition to the cloud. Since then, we’ve seen rapid adoption of Citrix and Chrome devices in the enterprise. Many businesses have told us they picked Chrome devices for their security, manageability and cost effectiveness. But…

Pittsburgh steps up to the challenge

November 7th, 2017

“The people closest to the problem are usually the people closest to the solution. We want to help them reach it sooner.” That’s what our CEO Sundar Pichai said to announce our new Grow with Google initiative last month, and that’s one of the reasons why we created the Impact Challenge, which asks local…

Getting hyper-local: Mapping street-level air quality across California

November 7th, 2017

Most air pollution is measured at a city level, but air quality can change block by block, hour by hour and day to day. To better understand air quality on a more local level, we began working with our partner Aclima — to map air pollution across California using Google Street View cars—equipped with air…

Skip the line: restaurant wait times on Search and Maps

November 7th, 2017

When it comes to a saucy bowl of pasta or a perfectly cooked steak, people are willing to wait in (long) lines for a taste of their favorite comfort foods. Rolling out soon, wait times on Google Search (and coming soon to Maps) shows you the estimated wait at your favorite restaurants. Now you can…

Google Arts & Culture shines a light on 5,000 years of English heritage

November 7th, 2017

The land we call England today can trace its roots back to the fifth century. That’s a lot of history, knowledge and culture to cover—enough to fill several libraries. But what about things that can’t be housed in libraries—archaeological artifacts, castles, forts and monuments like the Dover Castle from the 11th Century (the largest castle in…

A strategic partnership with Salesforce to bring the power of cloud to businesses globally

November 6th, 2017

Our partners are incredibly important in helping our customers maximize the value of their cloud investments. Today, we’re announcing a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership with Salesforce that spans Google Cloud and Google Analytics to enable smarter, more collaborative experiences for our customers. As cloud-native companies, our partnership offers a unique opportunity to turn marketing, service and…