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Further measures to help fight financial fraud in the UK

June 29th, 2021

As part of ongoing cross-industry efforts to help tackle the issue of financial fraud, we recently announced that we were the first major technology firm to join Stop Scams UK. We also pledged $5 million in advertising credits to support public awareness campaigns in the UK, helping to ensure that consumers are better informed about…

How we’re supporting 30 new AI for Social Good projects

June 28th, 2021

Over recent years, we have seen remarkable progress in AI’s ability to confront new problems and help solve old ones. Advancing these efforts was one reason we set up the Google Research India lab in 2019, with a particular emphasis on AI research that could make a positive social impact. It’s also why we’ve supported…

A new notice in Search for rapidly evolving results

June 25th, 2021

Accessing timely, relevant, and reliable information is increasingly important in our current environment. Whether you see something on social media or are having a conversation with a friend, you might turn to Google to learn more about a developing issue. While Google Search will always be there with the most useful results we can provide,…

Five things we’ve learned about Web Stories

June 24th, 2021

Last October, we created a home for Web Stories in Google Discover so users could find a personalized stream of the best Web Stories from around the internet. The goal with Web Stories is to enable publishers and creators to easily build and take full ownership of their content. The reception from publishers has been…

Doing our part for California’s monarch butterflies

June 24th, 2021

We’re always looking for ways to use our technology and resources to protect the planet and support our communities. This means setting moonshot goals — like operating entirely on carbon-free energy, every hour of every day by 2030, and it also means working together with governments and nonprofits, to address urgent and local sustainability issues…

A new Android smartphone and 5G partnership with Jio

June 24th, 2021

Editor’s note: Today, we announced the next steps in our partnership with Jio Platforms, including a new, affordable Jio smartphone built with an optimized version of Android OS and a new 5G collaboration powered by Google Cloud. The following is adapted from remarks delivered by Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, at Reliance Industries’…

Helping schools prepare for what’s next in education

June 22nd, 2021

Today at The Anywhere School, we shared great new ways to use Google Classroom, Google Workspace for Education, Google Meet, and Chrome OS – all focused on helping teachers and school leaders continue to do the amazing work they do. Classroom is adapting for the future of learning and teaching Classroom strives to be the…

Here to help more small businesses succeed

June 21st, 2021

Sashee Chandran, founder of tea company Tea Drops, noticed in 2020 that there were spikes on Google Search for terms like “boba” and “boba shop.” So she created a boba kit and grew her revenue by 350%. Fat Witch Bakery, founded in 1991 with only one brownie recipe, relied on their storefront for 50% of their…

A new destination for creative and media collaboration

June 20th, 2021

Captivating creatives remind us that great advertising is an art form and a competitive advantage for brands. Technology is fundamental to the creative process, but designers, agencies, brands, and media planners are looking for better ways to work together to create beautiful ads and effective campaigns. We’re introducing Ads Creative Studio, a unified home for…

A conversation between two changemakers uplifting women

June 17th, 2021

This is the first in a three-part series of interviews between expert panelists for the Google.org Impact Challenge for Women and Girls.  As the President and CEO of Vital Voices Global Partnership, I lead an organization that invests in women leaders solving the world’s greatest challenges — from gender-based violence to the climate crisis to…