New tools to automate enterprise app distribution with managed Google Play

December 3rd, 2018

Managed Google Play provides a simple, standard way for enterprises to deliver applications to their organizations. It offers a secure and familiar interface to share both internal and third-party apps with managed Android devices. Automating the app distribution process is an efficient method for quickly getting apps out to your team, and today we’re highlighting…

Imagining new ways to learn Morse code’s dots and dashes

December 3rd, 2018

We first met Emmett at Adaptive Design Association, an organization near Google’s NYC office that builds custom adaptations for children with disabilities. Communicating for him is difficult—he uses a clear plastic word board and looks at specific squares to try and get across what he wants to say. We thought we might be able to…

Bringing eSIM to more networks around the world

December 3rd, 2018

With eSIM,  getting wireless service is as easy as turning on your phone. Gone are the days of going to the store to get a SIM card and fumbling around to try and place it into a small slot. With eSIM, we hope to bring you instant connectivity across more carrier networks, and devices in…

Happy CSEdWeek! A look into one educator’s hour of code

December 3rd, 2018

Computer Science Education Week kicks off today—and it’s a great opportunity for educators around the world to introduce their students to coding. I know, learning to code can sound intimidating, but it only takes an hour to try it out. As a part of Hour of Code, educators can bring our new CS First activity,…

An art gallery in your pocket: See Vermeer’s paintings in augmented reality

December 3rd, 2018

Over 28 years ago, two art thieves dressed as police officers made their way into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and stole multiple artworks, including a Vermeer painting that was one of only 36 attributed to the artist. With an estimated value of over $200 million, “The Concert” remains one of the most…

Announcing Google Play’s “Best of 2018”

December 3rd, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, Google Play is sharing the year’s top content across apps, games, movies, TV and books. Whether you were watching “Black Panther” wishing Wakanda was a real place, or imagining what you’d do if you were thrown into “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” 2018 has been filled with nonstop entertainment….

HBUS Launches First Ever Cryptocurrency Billboard Campaign in the US

December 2nd, 2018

HBUS has launched a cryptocurrency-themed billboard campaign to sensitize people about the emerging virtual asset class. The company which is the exclusive U.S. partner of cryptocurrency exchange giant, Huobi, says it is the first caqmpaign of its kind in the United States. “Evolved Crypto Trading” Billboard Campaign Titled “Evolved Crypto Trading,” the billboards are located…

Fuji Bokujo Dairy Farm: milking the best of the internet

November 30th, 2018

As part of our series of interviews with Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs who use the internet to connect, create and grow, we chatted with Yuichiro Fujii, President of Fujii Bokujo Inc., a dairy farm based in Hokkaido, Japan. Founded in 1904, Fujii Bokujo runs the entire process of dairy product production—from milking to breeding, to feed production—and…

Get quizzing with locked mode, and grade away with Classroom

November 29th, 2018

Earlier this year, we announced locked mode—a new way to ensure students are distraction-free when taking Quizzes in Google Forms. We’ve also been working on a better grading experience in Classroom. We’re now opening up locked mode and Gradebook via a beta program, so sign up to express interest. Show what you know with locked…

7 ways the Google Assistant can help you survive the holidays

November 29th, 2018

The holidays can be such a joyous time, with festive parties, lots of baking, and lights twinkling. But this time of year can also be stressful, from balancing an overbooked schedule to working your way through a seemingly endless to-do list. It can often be more chaotic than calm. Today, we’re sharing a few new…