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An update to storage policies across your Google Account

November 11th, 2020

Over the past decade, Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Photos have helped billions of people securely store and manage their emails, documents, photos, videos, and more. Today, people are uploading more content than ever before—in fact, more than 4.3 million GB are added across Gmail, Drive, and Photos every day. To continue providing everyone with…

Say G’day to Aussie AR Animals

November 11th, 2020

Australia is home to some of the most magnificent creatures in the animal kingdom: birds that laugh, duck-billed monotremes and marsupials that smile, hop and sleep for ~20 hours a day. They can’t be found in the wild anywhere else in the world. Until now. With AR on Google, you can meet eight life-sized Aussie…

Un vistazo a los recursos de Google para la comunidad militar

November 10th, 2020

Como comandante de la California Army National Guard (Guardia Nacional del Ejército de California), generalmente sé de antemano cuándo estaré activo para el servicio militar. Pero este año todo cambió: Entre la respuesta a la COVID-19 y los incendios forestales en California, me tomé una licencia militar de mi trabajo en Google como gerente de…

Zero-touch enrollment goes big with expanded availability

November 10th, 2020

Three years ago, we launched Android zero-touch enrollment to make scaled deployment of Android devices seamless and secure. Since then, we’ve partnered with almost 300 global resellers, with another 100 partners poised to add support shortly. And we have customers who are now deploying hundreds of thousands of devices in one go, lighting up secure,…

Technology can help facilitate courageous conversations

November 10th, 2020

In my classroom, making connections with students was at the center of my teaching practice and became vital for student success.  Educators are not monolithic. We are counselors, caregivers, social workers, and student advocates. As the lines between school and home have blurred, guardians also play those roles in supporting their child with hybrid or…

A wave of change for Southeast Asia’s internet economy

November 9th, 2020

Over the past five years, Southeast Asia’s internet economy has experienced tremendous growth and change. But what we’ve seen in 2020 marks the biggest shift yet, as the e-Conomy SEA 2020 report from Google, Temasek and Bain & Company shows. The report—At Full Velocity: Resilient and Racing Ahead—outlines how Southeast Asians navigating the coronavirus pandemic…

New in Web Stories: Discover, WordPress and quizzes

November 6th, 2020

Things are moving fast around Web Stories. To keep you in the loop, we’ll be rounding up the latest news every month. You’ll find new product integration and tooling updates, examples of great stories in the wild, and educational content around Web Stories. Web Stories arrive in Google Discover Last month we announced that Web…

Women aren’t safe online. Merve Isler wants to change that

November 5th, 2020

In February, Şeyma Yıldız was killed by her own father in Ankara, Turkey because she had posted what he thought were “inappropriate images” online. Sadly, the 16-year-old’s story is not an outlier: According to the country’s police data, 81 women were killed in domestic violence incidents this past May. Googler Merve Isler lives in Turkey…

The tools that help me work from home with Dyslexia

November 2nd, 2020

Years ago, I wrote something that received some surprising criticism. I’m dyslexic, and I decided to post an update without using any of the writing tools I typically use, just to show people how useful they are. Despite the fact that I introduced the post by explaining it was an example of how challenging writing…

Halodoc uses AI to improve how doctors receive feedback

November 2nd, 2020

Due to Indonesia’s vast size and population, timely and reliable access to healthcare can sometimes be a challenge. Halodoc aims to change that with a mobile first-telemedicine platform that connects Indonesians to doctors and helps them arrange appointments, medicine deliveries, and tests. What’s distinctive about the Halodoc platform is that it draws on human-centered artificial…