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Our continuing support for Dreamers

January 13th, 2021

For generations, talented immigrants have helped America drive technological breakthroughs and scientific advancements that have created millions of new jobs in new industries, enriching our culture and our economy. That’s why we have long supported the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This was established in 2012 and allows “Dreamers” who came to the…

An open fund for projects debunking vaccine misinformation

January 12th, 2021

The uncertainty and developing nature of the coronavirus pandemic continues to generate related misinformation. Fact-checkers have been hard at work debunking falsehoods online, with nearly 10,000 fact checks about the pandemic currently showing up across our products.  The global rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is exacerbating a perennial problem of misinformation about immunization. To support additional…

Meet the researcher creating more access with language

January 11th, 2021

When you’ve got your hands full, so you use your voice to ask your phone to play your favorite song, it can feel like magic. In reality, it’s a more complicated combination of engineering, design, and natural language processing at work, making it easier for many of us to use our smartphones. But what happens…

Doodle for Google is back for its 13th year

January 11th, 2021

2020 was a challenging year for many of us. As a mother of three young children, it was filled with important conversations and loads of feelings as we took on distance learning, quarantining, and even changes like wearing masks. No one knew how to parent through a pandemic (that wasn’t in the handbook) but my…

Stadia Savepoint: December updates

January 6th, 2021

It’s time for another update to our Stadia Savepoint series, recapping the new games, features, and changes for Stadia in December. Last month, the Stadia live hangout was hosted by YouTube creators Austin Creed and Katie Wilson and revealed new games and features for players to explore. That included the launches of Outcasters and Submerged:…

Just desserts: Baking with AI-made recipes

January 5th, 2021

It’s winter, it’s the holidays and it’s quarantine-times: It’s the perfect recipe for doing a ton of baking. In fact, U.S. search interest in “baking” spiked in both November and December 2020. But being in the AI field, we decided to dive a little deeper into the trend and try to understand the science behind what…

Tackle your health goals in 2021 with Google Fit

January 1st, 2021

It’s the beginning of a new year, and for many of us, it’s also time for a renewed approach to our health. Maybe you want to figure out a new fitness routine that doesn’t require a gym or finally carve out time for meditation. Whatever your goals are, the most important thing is to get…

Google Meet and Duo help you share moments that matter

December 23rd, 2020

Without a doubt, 2020 was the year of video calling. And for us, that meant making sure every student, team, and family could jump on a call from any device and have a reliable, safe experience. Google Duo and Google Meet hosted over one trillion minutes of video calls globally. For perspective, that’s equal to…

Growing up on the web with lifestyle blogger Keiko Lynn

December 22nd, 2020

Keiko Lynn has only ever had what she calls a “real job” once in her life. She did a short stint at a pretzel parlor as a teenager and kept a blog as a personal diary the whole time. After that, it was full-force creator mode as she launched a clothing line to help pay…

Learn to build no-code apps quickly to simplify your work

December 22nd, 2020

With AppSheet from Google Cloud, anyone can build custom applications without having to write code. Whether you’re part of a large organization seeking digital transformation or a small team in need of creative solutions to organize events during a pandemic, there’s no limit to what you can create. Our biggest piece of advice for those…