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Upgrade your drive with Android Auto

July 30th, 2019

As you hit the road this summer, Android Auto is sporting a new look with features that make driving more simple, personal and helpful. So grab your sunglasses and fill up your tank—here’s what you can expect. Come on, get app-y With the new app launcher, you can find all your favorite apps with fewer…

Students changing the world—this year’s Science Fair winners

July 29th, 2019

When Google Science Fair launched last fall, we challenged students to channel their curiosity and ingenuity to invent, code or build a solution to a problem they’re passionate about. Thousands of students participated, and this weekend we welcomed our 24 finalists—from 14 countries around the world—to explore Google’s headquarters to reveal the winners. Left: The Google…

Local Guides made me see my hometown in a whole new way

July 29th, 2019

I’m a proud and lifelong New Yorker. I’ve seen and done a lot in New York City through all my years of living here, but one of the beauties of living here is that you’re always able to see and do something new. The possibilities are endless.  With the help and recommendations of Google Local…

(Don’t) hold the phone: new features coming to Pixel 4

July 29th, 2019

As we shared last month, Pixel 4 is in the works1. Today we’re giving you an early look at the technology behind two new features coming to Pixel 4 that make your phone more helpful and represent a next step in our vision for ambient computing.  Motion Sense For the past five years, our Advanced…

In the key of G: Meet June Wu, Googler and concert pianist

July 26th, 2019

June Wu loved classical music from an early age. A very early age. “There are home videos of me as a baby, conducting to big symphonies as my dad was playing them on the stereo,” she says. Her love of music has lasted to this day, as she flies around the world as a concert…

Making our tech spill-proof, crash-proof—thank you, IT

July 26th, 2019

They keep our laptops humming and our work flowing, and they’re often the first people we contact when there’s a problem: I’m talking about IT. Google IT teams can be found scattered throughout the company, perhaps most visited at Techstop departments which are located in every office. This is where we go to ask our…

For individuals with paralysis, Google Nest gives help at home

July 26th, 2019

Editor’s note: Today’s post comes from Garrison Redd, who shares how his Google Home Mini helped him regain independence, and how it can improve the lives of people living with paralysis. It’s been nearly 20 years since my life changed—that’s two decades of learning to navigate life in a wheelchair. There are many obstacles for…

Android Enterprise earns key security certifications

July 25th, 2019

Data security and privacy are critical aspects of any enterprise mobility effort. With Android Enterprise, we’ve built features that give IT teams flexible tools and policies to keep corporate and personal data secure. These efforts were recently validated by the ISO 27001 certification. This means that Android Enterprise information security practices and procedures for Android…

EDU tips in a flash

July 25th, 2019

As a seventh grade teacher, I quickly learned that every second counts—both while teaching in the classroom and when collaborating with other teachers. That’s a big part of why we developed EDU in 90, Google for Education’s video series.  We heard from educators that they needed an easy way to keep track of product news…

Inside the internship: Lessons from a summer at Google

July 25th, 2019

Google interns come into our offices around the world for a few months, make a huge impact and then head back to school to continue their learning journey. These talented, helpful people make what we do at Google possible and without them, many of our projects and products wouldn’t be where they are today.  Since…