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When journalists collaborate instead of compete

August 14th, 2019

At ProPublica, a nonprofit investigative news organization, collaboration is part of our DNA. Since we first started publishing 11 years ago, we’ve partnered with news organizations all over the U.S., from the Des Moines Register to the New York Times, and from NPR to CBS News. Those collaborations have taken many forms. In the past…

7 ways to grow programmatic video revenue with Google Ad Manager

August 13th, 2019

Advances in programmatic video technology present exciting opportunities for publishers to package and sell their video inventory in new ways and ultimately increase efficiency, fill rates, and revenue. As advertisers continue to embrace video as their storytelling medium, and as programmatic spend increases, publishers can use this technology to grow their business. Below are seven…

Meet this year’s Doodle for Google contest winner

August 13th, 2019

I’m still not sure if I know what I want to be when I grow up. But by looking at all of the Doodle for Google submissions we have received this year, I’ve learned that kids have a lot more figured out than I do. Around 222,000 students entered this year’s contest and responded to…

Cloud Covered: What was new with Google Cloud in July

August 12th, 2019

July was a month for barbecue, ice cream, and sunshine. Here at Google Cloud, we managed to squeeze in some of what we consider cloud computing fireworks, like a supercomputing record and new partner in bringing more storage options to businesses. The internet, under the sea It’s easy to imagine all of what we do…

New coding activities for any classroom

August 12th, 2019

Since its launch in 2013, CS First, a Code with Google curriculum for elementary and middle school students, has been used by hundreds of thousands of teachers and millions of students in over 75 countries. While we’ve heard teachers love bringing the magic of coding into the classroom, they’ve also told us that they want…

How Android helps law firms make their case with mobility

August 12th, 2019

Information privacy and security are essential for businesses in the legal industry. Legal teams want the convenience afforded by mobility, while devices must adhere to strict management and data protection standards. Several major law firms are choosing Android Enterprise solutions for the security, flexibility and management capabilities to keep their teams connected while giving IT…

How local accelerators are powering global startups

August 12th, 2019

At Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator, we’re focused on working with the best startups from around the world and sharing what Google does best to help startups grow. One way we reach the world’s best startups is through our Powered by Launchpad program, where we bring the best of Google—its people, network, research, and advanced technologies—to…

Indigenous speakers share their languages on Google Earth

August 8th, 2019

Of the 7,000 languages spoken around the globe, 2,680 Indigenous languages—more than one-third of the world’s languages—are in danger of disappearing. The United Nations declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages to raise awareness about these languages and their contribution to global diversity. To help preserve them, our new Google Earth tour, Celebrating Indigenous…

An environmental nonprofit takes on AI “sprint week”

August 8th, 2019

This May, the global group of Google AI Impact Challenge grantees gathered in San Francisco to kick off the six-month Launchpad Accelerator program. With $25 million in funding from Google.org, credits from Google Cloud and mentorship by Google’s AI experts, the teams sought to apply AI to address a wide range of problems, from protecting…

Press play: Find and listen to podcast episodes on Search

August 8th, 2019

Today when you search on Google, you can find many different forms of information, from videos and images to tweets and recipes, but there’s always more information out there. There are more than two million podcasts on the web, and we’re now making it easier to find and listen to podcasts on Search. Starting today,…