Our commitment to Australia’s digital future

November 15th, 2021

Today, speaking virtually at an event in Sydney, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the Digital Future Initiative: a $1 billion, five-year commitment to Australia, including initiatives to strengthen digital infrastructure, develop Australian technology and talent, and solve global and local challenges. Below is an edited transcript of his remarks. Google’s growing presence across Australia reflects…

Watch With Me on Google TV: Simu Liu’s watchlist

November 12th, 2021

Movies and TV can make us laugh, cry and even shape who we are. Our watchlists can be surprisingly revealing. We’re teaming up with entertainers, artists, and cultural icons on a new Watch With Me series on Google TV to share their top picks and give you a behind-the-scenes look at the TV and movies…

Honrar Dia de los Veteranos como Googler y Reservista

November 10th, 2021

En Google soy miembro del equipo de Seguridad de la Información y Cumplimiento de la Ley (LEIS), donde trabajo con una variedad de asuntos jurídicos que van desde seguridad física hasta ciberseguridad. Pero, cada cuatro meses, delego mis proyectos a mis colegas y atravieso el país para ir a mi otra oficina: la Marina de…

A digital decade for Southeast Asia

November 9th, 2021

Southeast Asia’s digital decade is here. Technology has been critical in helping Southeast Asians get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, as the latest eConomy Southeast Asia report shows, the digital economy is poised to play an even bigger role in the region’s future than we had imagined. Last year, we saw Southeast Asia’s resilience in…

Paws meet machine learning with Pet Portraits

November 8th, 2021

According to John Steinbeck, “I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically, dogs think humans are nuts.” Perhaps Steinbeck’s dogs would have really thought we were nuts back in 2018 when people around the world used Art Selfie to search for their doppelgängers…

Stadia Savepoint: October updates

November 4th, 2021

It’s time for another round of our Stadia Savepoint series, recapping the new games, features, and updates on Stadia. In October, Stadia Pro subscribers claimed and played the more than 30 games in our growing library of titles. That included newly-added Pro games like Hello Engineer, which is available First on Stadia with State Share…

How mind mapping can help creators make better content

November 2nd, 2021

Creativity can be a messy process. Great ideas and inspiration don’t come easily on command, or in any organized way. And even when we’re in the creative zone, our brains can sometimes get too overloaded and overwhelmed to actually get anything done. That’s why some people use mind mapping, or visual brainstorming, to stay on…

Google’s approach to Europe’s Copyright Law

November 1st, 2021

Countries in the European Union are currently in the process of implementing the European Copyright Directive, which includes Article 15 or the “neighboring right”, into national law. Developed and debated over many years, the Directive gives new rights to news publishers online while ensuring that consumers can continue to freely access information through online platforms….

Vote for a Impact Challenge Bay Area winner

November 1st, 2021

As someone who was born and raised in the Bay Area, I know nonprofits are the true backbone of our community. They help us tackle our most pressing challenges and are the lifelines for the community in our moment of need. Growing up, I spent time volunteering at Martin De Porres House of Hospitality and…

Our work to keep you safe online is never done

October 28th, 2021

At Google, we keep more people safe online than anyone else with products that are secure by default, private by design and put you in control of your data. To celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we’ve introduced new features and technologies that keep your data private and secure. Protecting your privacy with products that are secure…