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A look at Team Drives in action at the California Academy of Sciences

December 12th, 2017

Located in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences is an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum all wrapped into one. Attracting visitors from all over the world, the California Academy of Sciences aims to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth. In addition to biodiversity research and conservation efforts, they offer…

News Lab in 2017: working with news organizations to address industry challenges

December 12th, 2017

Editor’s Note: This week we’re looking at the ways the Google News Lab is working with news organizations to build the future of journalism. This is the first in a four-part series. 2017 was a critical time for both the news and technology industries. The battle against misinformation, rapidly-changing business models for news organizations and…

Igniting innovation: Connecting Thailand’s startups globally

December 12th, 2017

The Google for Entrepreneurs logo at one of HUBBA’s locations in Bangkok. Editor’s note: This post comes from Amarit Charoenphan, CEO and co-founder of HUBBA, Thailand’s first and largest coworking space and community. Today, they’re officially joining the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network. I started out as an entrepreneur in 2012, when Bangkok was affected…

330 million internet users accelerating the growth of Southeast Asia’s internet economy

December 12th, 2017

With hundreds of millions of Southeast Asians coming online, we should pay attention to the opportunities in the region’s dynamic internet economy. In last year’s “e-Conomy 2025 Southeast Asia” report, Google and Temasek examined the incredible growth in Southeast Asia’s internet economy. It turns out that Southeast Asia’s internet economy growth has exceeded expectations. The…

Holiday greetings from Project Fi

December 11th, 2017

It’s time to kick off this holiday season. And with new phones and features there’s no better reason. To gift our subscribers with holiday cheer. It’s a game on the slopes; we’ll bring all the gear. Strap on your best boots and hit the fresh snow. Looking out for snowboarders and pine trees below. If…

$13 million dollars in 10 years: CS professional development grants are open

December 11th, 2017

Ten years ago, Jeff Walz, a manager on Google’s University Relations team, had a hunch about widening access to computer science (CS) education for students—he thought that if teachers could train other teachers, who would then train their students, together they could create a ripple effect. After attending a Carnegie Mellon University workshop for high…

Three ways employees will benefit from digital transformation in 2018

December 11th, 2017

Editor’s note: Business is no longer as usual. New technologies in the workplace, like machine learning and augmented reality, create opportunities for companies to enhance employee productivity. Alan Lepofsky, analyst at Constellation Research, Inc. discusses three key areas where technology will impact work as we know it. From Baby Boomers to Gen Z, today’s workplace…

More reasons to love your Pixel phone

December 11th, 2017

When you invest in a smartphone, you expect it to last a while (and not go out of date when the next product comes along). We expect that, too, so we constantly add new experiences to Pixel phones to make sure they keep getting better over time. Here are a few highlights from recent weeks:…

Brains, beauty and beats: Google Home Max is here

December 11th, 2017

Just in time for the holidays, Google Home Max is now available online from Best Buy, the Google Store, Verizon and Walmart. Max brings together the convenience of controlling your music with your voice, with premium, high quality audio. Google Home Max sounds pretty amazing right out of the box because it’s our first speaker with Smart…

Ready for your close-pup: the pets of #teampixel

December 8th, 2017

Can you say “shake”? This week we’re making the introduction to some of #teampixel’s furry friends who always make the day a little brighter. From fabulous felines to a French Bulldog in PJs, scroll through this week’s “pawsome” picks and get to know the pets of #teampixel—13/10 would portrait mode again. Want to get your…