Young coders are shaping Singapore’s future

January 6th, 2020

You’re never too young to take up coding—just ask 10-year-old Sephia Rindiani Binte Andi. Sephia only took up coding a year ago and sharpened her skills so quickly she created an online game shortly after. The game challenges players to navigate their way out of a maze (I admittedly kept getting lost). Today, Sephia continues dabbling…

The case for open innovation

January 6th, 2020

Software programs work better when they work together. Open software interfaces let smartphone apps and other services connect across devices and operating systems. And interoperability—the ability of different software systems to exchange information—lets people mix and match great features, and helps developers create new products that work across platforms. The result? Consumers get more choices…

New Chromebooks for 2020

January 6th, 2020

Hello from Las Vegas! This week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), our partners Samsung, Lenovo and ASUS are introducing new Chromebooks to give you more options to get work done or sit back and have some fun. Chromebooks run Chrome OS — the powerfully simple operating system that boots up fast and stays secure with…

Reflections and resolutions for a healthier 2020

January 2nd, 2020

The beginning of the new year is a great time to reflect on what’s most important to you. Taking better care of yourself is a common New Year’s resolution, but let’s be real—making resolutions is often easier than keeping them. One thing we know: New habits that are repeatable and achievable are the ones that…

Using AI to improve breast cancer screening

January 1st, 2020

Breast cancer is a condition that affects far too many women across the globe. More than 55,000 people in the U.K. are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and about 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop the disease in their lifetime. Digital mammography, or X-ray imaging of the breast, is the most…

2019 in review: Stories from Google this year

December 23rd, 2019

This is (probably) our last Keyword post of 2019 (and the decade). It’s cliche to talk about the passage of time, but as a new parent—my son was just a few weeks old at the time of this wrap-up post last December—I have an especially keen sense of how much can happen in a year….

Refining your website’s user experience in 3 steps

December 20th, 2019

There are plenty of sites out there. Beyond producing great content, it’s vital to make yours stand out. How? One way is to provide an exceptional user experience (UX). Use tools to put yourself in your user’s shoes, and then rectify anything that compromises their ability to move easily through your site. In turn, these…

Cloud Covered: 2019 in Google Cloud

December 19th, 2019

As we get ready to ring in 2020 here at Google Cloud, we’re taking a look back on stories that captured the imagination, provoked new ideas, and helped us be more efficient at work. Check out our top-read posts from 2019. Build the cloud that’s right for your business Just like you choose the right…

2019 Google Ad Manager Recap

December 18th, 2019

2019 is all but behind us. But before we move forward, we’re taking a moment to look back and reflect on another year filled with partner successes, new learnings and of course, product launches. Below are some of our top moments from throughout the year. Celebrated our partners’ successes Success stories showed the amazing work of…

What’s new in Chrome OS: Control music and podcasts at a glance

December 17th, 2019

With the latest Chrome OS update, we’re continuing to make Chromebook secure, fast and intuitively simple. Now you can control your music or podcasts from the lock screen, and manage your privacy settings across apps more easily. Control music at a glance The latest Chrome OS update brings controls for music and podcasts to your…