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How this vegan chef is empowering the disability community

June 4th, 2021

Food and cooking have been the backdrop to so many special moments for me — after all, it’s what connected me and my wife when we first met. That made it hard not to smile when seeing videos of Alexis Hillyard, an LGBTQ+ chef with limb difference and the creator behind the YouTube series Stump…

What really happened to newspaper revenue

June 2nd, 2021

Having worked in news publishing for more than two decades, I’ve seen firsthand the impact the internet has had on the way we create and consume news. As people spend more time online, journalists and newspaper publishers are increasingly turning to technology to find new ways to reach readers. From subscriptions to data analytics to…

Helping Mulberry bag more customers during COVID-19

June 2nd, 2021

Something struck solutions architect Neill Randall in the first week he joined the iconic British fashion brand Mulberry. The company had access to an impressive amount of data, but it wasn’t being fully exploited. Renowned for its leather craftsmanship, Mulberry’s made-to-last accessories are sold across 25 countries via 120 stores and its digital network. The…

How to help people navigate the internet, voice-first

June 1st, 2021

When it comes to navigating the internet, many of us still think of keyboards and touchscreens as the norm. Or at least we did until recently. Advances in technology — and the changing preferences of internet users around the world — mean that more and more people are now using their voices to access online…

Get discovered and build your brand on Google

May 27th, 2021

There are now over one billion shopping sessions happening across Google every day. More consumers are shopping online than ever before, and they’re meeting a brand-new generation of digital-first retailers, each with their own unique products, stories, and values to share. At Google, we’re working on more ways to bridge the connection between retailers and…

TAG Bulletin: Q2 2021

May 26th, 2021

This bulletin includes coordinated influence operation campaigns terminated on our platforms in Q2 2021. It was last updated on May 26, 2021. April We terminated 3 YouTube channels as part of our investigation into coordinated influence operations linked to El Salvador. This campaign uploaded content in Spanish focusing on a mayoral race in the Santa…

Google Career Certificates launch in the UK

May 25th, 2021

Today, we’re launching U.K.-wide Google Career Certificates in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). With people in the U.K. gaining the opportunity to explore new freedoms each week, we know that many people, through both necessity and personal drive, are looking for ways to grow skill sets to prepare for the jobs…

Plan and find your way in stations with new, accessible Maps tools

May 25th, 2021

Train stations are often busy, bustling places. Whether you’re reaching your final stop or catching a connection, finding your way through a complex or crowded station can be daunting. And for people traveling with wheelchairs, luggage, prams, or crutches, there are even more factors to juggle. In 2018, we brought wheelchair accessible routes to Sydney…

4 things to know about Google Photos’ storage policy change

May 24th, 2021

Six months ago, we announced a change to our High-quality storage policy that allows us to keep pace with the growing demand for storage and build Google Photos for the future. On Tuesday, June 1, we’ll start rolling out this change so that any new photos and videos you back up will count toward the…

Finding any Cartier watch in under 3 seconds

May 21st, 2021

Cartier is legendary in the world of luxury — a name that is synonymous with iconic jewelry and watches, timeless design,  savoir-faire, and exceptional customer service. Maison Cartier’s collection dates back to the opening of Louis-François Cartier’s very first Paris workshop in 1847. And with over 174 years of history, Maison’s catalog is extensive, with…