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How companies can help accelerate Africa’s digital transformation

February 7th, 2022

Today Google CEO Sundar Pichai addressed the African Union Summit Business Forum on the potential for Africa’s digital transformation and how companies like Google can help accelerate it, in partnership with governments. Below is an edited transcript of his remarks. Watch the video on YouTube. On behalf of Google and Alphabet, I am pleased to…

The Chromebook repair program: A sustainable fix for schools

February 3rd, 2022

Did you know that using a Chromebook can help reduce your carbon footprint? In fact, Chrome OS devices made by our manufacturing partners consume up to 46% less energy than comparable devices and are designed with sustainability in mind — from their durable shells to their scratch-resistant glass. And we’ve worked with these same partners…

Google Cloud is just the ticket for JustPark

February 2nd, 2022

JustPark are the nice guys of the parking world. For the uninitiated, the company exists to make parking more affordable, more convenient, and more sustainable. It started with one simple idea: to create societal change by tapping into the potential of unused spaces. And since 2006, the marketplace has allowed homeowners to get value from…

Ask a Techspert: What’s a subsea cable?

January 28th, 2022

Whenever I try to picture the internet at work, I see little pixels of information moving through the air and above our heads in space, getting where they need to go thanks to 5G towers and satellites in the sky. But it’s a lot deeper than that — literally. Google Cloud’s Vijay Vusirikala recently talked…

Offers on Google Play: a new destination to find great deals

January 27th, 2022

Since 2012, Google Play has been a one-stop-shop for discovering and enjoying your favorite apps, games, and digital content. This week we’re launching “Offers” — a new tab in the Google Play Store app to help you discover deals in games and apps across travel, shopping, media & entertainment, fitness, and more. The rollout is…

This creator turned donuts into dollars

January 26th, 2022

Google for Creators recently launched The Conversation, a new YouTube series spotlighting the experiences of women of color creators. This month, we’re featuring designer, photo stylist, and donut aficionado Samantha Ushiro, the talent behind the successful online brand Aww Sam. Learn more about Sam below and check out the full interview. Samantha Ushiro’s love for…

How Google puts you in control of your location data

January 25th, 2022

You may have seen the news about lawsuits brought against Google concerning how we handle location data. These suits mischaracterize and inaccurately describe the settings and controls we provide users over location data. Today, a court in Arizona made a significant legal ruling against the Arizona Attorney General. The AG is somehow claiming this as…

More digital skills training in the Latino community

January 24th, 2022

Ver abajo versión en español Alex Corral was working in his family’s restaurant when he suffered an injury on the job. That moment made him stop to reflect about his career path, and ultimately look for a change. Alex always had an interest in IT, but during the time of his injury he decided to…

It’s time for a new EU-US data transfer framework

January 19th, 2022

If you rely on an open, global internet, you’ll want the European Union and the U.S. government to agree soon on a new data framework to keep the services you use up and running. People increasingly rely on data flows for everything from online shopping, travel, and shipping, to office collaboration, customer management, and security…

The harmful consequences of Congress’s anti-tech bills

January 18th, 2022

Every day, millions of Americans use online services like Google Search, Maps, and Gmail to find a new information and get things done. Research shows these free services provide thousands of dollars a year in value to the average American, and polls show that 90% of Americans like our products and services. However, legislation being…