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Your Google Assistant is now on Android TV

September 28th, 2017

Your Google Assistant is now available on Android TV, starting with NVIDIA SHIELD TV today and Sony Bravia TVs in the coming months. With your Assistant on Android TV, you can jump right into your favorite show, find the latest blockbuster, check the score of the big game, dim the lights and more— all with…

Oh … Snap! Teens are coding the future

September 27th, 2017

My first experience with coding came from trying to prove people wrong. At the end of eighth grade, my high school guidance counselor was adamant that I take Algebra I again, even though I’d already taken it in middle school. She claimed my class wasn’t rigorous enough—plus I didn’t know how to use a TI-82…

Googler Adriana Jara doesn’t accept “fine”—she changes things for the better

September 27th, 2017

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re celebrating the fascinating stories and important contributions of our Hispanic Googlers—their histories, their families, and what keeps them busy inside and outside of work. Today we hear from Adriana Jara, software engineer, passionate dancer and dog lover, who thinks life is too short to wear matching socks. Give…

Present like a pro: these new updates in Slides are designed to make you look good

September 27th, 2017

As a go-to presentation tool, Google Slides already comes equipped with real-time collaboration features. Starting today, we’re introducing new robust features to help you and your team win that pitch, nail that client presentation and get buy-in for new ideas—all while saving valuable time. Here’s a look at the latest updates in Slides, including new…

Teachers keep their lesson plans fresh with Expeditions

September 27th, 2017

While most students are settling back into the classroom, teachers everywhere are thinking about how to keep their lesson plans fresh. The struggle is real, but it’s definitely worth it: students learn better and faster when they’re engaged with the material at hand. That’s one reason why we built Expeditions: it lets teachers take their…

Android Oreo: a smart, tough and productive cookie for enterprises

September 27th, 2017

Android 8.0 Oreo is now available, bringing a sweet combination of improved productivity and enhanced security to enterprise customers. The new release builds on the consistent investments we’ve made to make Android stronger, easier to manage, and more productive for the enterprise.   Personal space on your work device Android’s unique work profile creates the best…

How BeyondCorp can help businesses be more productive

September 27th, 2017

Over the past few years, Google has been moving away from VPN-based security for our employees, and towards a trust model that’s based on people and devices, rather than networks. We call it BeyondCorp—moving beyond a corporate network for internal services and applications. It’s the basis for Cloud Identity-Aware Proxy, which can be used to…

Providing support to those affected by Hurricane Maria

September 26th, 2017

Hurricane Maria recently made landfall in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane, killing at least 10 people and leaving much of the island without power or water. Elsewhere in the Caribbean, millions more are looking to rebuild—the storm destroyed the island of Dominica, killing at least 15 people, and devastated the Dominican Republic, the…

SAP on Google Cloud Platform—new certifications and more

September 26th, 2017

Google Cloud Platform continues to become a better place to run your SAP applications. Last spring, we joined forces with SAP to help you run your applications on a highly secured public cloud flexibly, at scale, and fast. At SAPPHIRENOW ‘17, we accelerated our partnership with SAP, with milestones that spanned certifying SAP HANA and…

Welcome Bitium to Google Cloud

September 26th, 2017

Today, we’re excited to announce the acquisition of Bitium. Founded in 2012, Bitium provides enterprise customers with identity and access management solutions, including single sign-on and provisioning for cloud applications. The move from on-premise enterprise applications to the cloud has unlocked new levels of productivity and collaboration for businesses and their partners, employees and customers….