These 11 organizations are building a greener Europe

April 12th, 2021

The science is clear: the world must act now to avert the worst consequences of climate change. In September we laid out what our next decade of climate action will look like. It’s clear that the scale and complexity of the battle to combat climate change will require everybody to work together, that’s why we…

Take a look at these pandemic pastimes

April 9th, 2021

I’ve never spent as much time at home as I have in the last year. Of course, I’m not the only one. Over the past year or so of quarantine, I’ve found myself searching for new things to do. I searched for “cheesemaking” when my kids asked me to play sous chef, and for “bird…

Seeking aspiring designers looking to Change The Game

April 7th, 2021

Though women are playing mobile games at record numbers and makeup 45% of gamers, they are heavily underrepresented in the gaming industry and as protagonists in video games. At Google Play, we have a mission to make mobile gaming truly for everyone by enabling women to be celebrated and empowered as both players and creators….

Experiment with AR and VR made for the web

April 6th, 2021

Augmented and virtual reality are opening up the possibilities of how we interact with the world and the information around us. WebXR brings together AR and VR on the web to make them more convenient and widely accessible. Today on the Experiments with Google platform, we’re launching the new WebXR collection to showcase what is…

Arts and culture activities for your health and wellbeing

April 6th, 2021

Our collective health and wellbeing have taken center stage as the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.  While extraordinary advances in science have delivered vaccines and new hope, for over a year we’ve had to consider what well-being means on a personal and global level. We’ve also asked ourselves how best to cope…

Advancing mobile app inventory quality with app reviews

April 5th, 2021

To help create a clean and safe ads ecosystem for both developers and advertisers, we’re introducing a new app review process across AdMob and Ad Manager. The process will help enhance the mobile app inventory quality for developers who choose to monetize with either platform. Together with initiatives such as support for app-ads.txt and sellers.json,…

An autistic Googler and his manager thrive through communication

April 2nd, 2021

To mark World Autism Awareness Day, we sat down with Tim Goldstein, who is autistic, and his prior manager, Patricia Li, to hear how they created an inclusive experience and career opportunities for Tim. They explained how they worked together on communication, collaboration, and mutual understanding to build a strong and successful working relationship. What…

Teaching and coding led one Googler to tech writing

April 1st, 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns, and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like, and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews. Today’s post is all about Garrett Holthaus, a tech writer who taps into his background in…

The latest from Google Play Pass

March 31st, 2021

Google Play Pass helps you connect with awesome digital content: It’s your pass to hundreds of apps and games without ads and in-app purchases. We wanted to take another moment to spotlight a few of the titles and developers we think you’ll enjoy. Dive in to the newest games and apps With this most recent…

Google News Showcase is launching in Italy

March 31st, 2021

Google News Showcase, our new product experience and licensing program for news will begin rolling out with local, national, and independent publishers in Italy starting today. News Showcase is backed by our recent $1 billion investment in news around the world. Globally, there are now close to 600 news publications in News Showcase in over…