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Explore 250 years of the Royal Academy of Arts

London’s Royal Academy of Arts(RA) has been championing artists and architects for more than 250 years, and—pandemic or not—isn’t stopping now. Since its founding in 1769, the RA’s graduates have influenced culture in the UK and abroad through art prac...

Messenger and Conversations

This blogpost is a collaboration between Google and Messenger from Facebook. Authored by Aaron Labiaga with support from Caleb Gomer and Samuel Guirado from Messenger. Messenger is ubiquitous in the messaging app world and has pioneered the...

Helping small businesses get access to capital

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been actively working on ways to support communities and small businesses in the United States and around the world. In March, we announced the $125 million Grow with Google Small Business Fund as one w...

Expanding our support for Black founders

As our CEO Sundar Pichai announced today, Google will invest $175 million toward economic opportunity for Black business owners, startup founders, job seekers and developers. A part of this initiative is the inaugural Google for Startups Accelerator in...

Our commitments to racial equity

Editor’s Note: CEO Sundar Pichai sent the following note to the company today.Hi everyone, Over the past several weeks, violent and racist attacks against the Black community have forced the world to reckon with the structural and systemic racism that ...

Lessons learned from building an accessible support team

From the earliest stages of product design until the moment we release a product to the public—accessibility is front of mind. But that commitment doesn’t end there. Every day our support teams offer help and advice for people who use our products, and...

Helping businesses and nonprofits recover

In the last few months, COVID-19 has impacted businesses in profound ways. Throughout that time, I’ve heard from organizations, large and small, how they’re staying connected with customers through technology. This has always been core to my team’s pur...

Stay connected more easily with Meet in Gmail on mobile

On a given day, I'm joining a dozen video calls—some are for work and others are scheduled times to catch up with friends (virtual trivia has become a quarantine favorite!). With video calling being an integral part of our lives, we made Google Meet fr...

The Oaklandside aims to amplify community voices

Five years ago, when I was last living in Oakland, some neighbors of mine were living through the nightmare of eviction. As a number of us on the block tried to help them secure safe and decent shelter, I remember feeling profoundly frustrated at the w...

Wi-Fi woes got you down? Google Nest is here to help

As the product lead for connectivity at Google Nest, I’m a complete Wi-Fi geek. I love helping people solve their home Wi-Fi problems and get the most out of their routers -- and that includes my own family. I have two teenage sons attending high schoo...

Five women, five inspirational stories

Last August, Tan Thi Shu walked onto the stage of the Hanoi Opera House and told her story. Part of Vietnam’s minority Hmong tribe, she’s the founder of Sapa O’Chau: a trekking company that offers tours of the beautiful Sapa region. After initially str...

FoodFinder maps food resources with help from Google

In March 2020, Google searches for food pantries were the highest they have been in five years. With many Americans at risk of food insecurity for the first time, alongside millions who were already vulnerable, finding assistance is critical. The major...

Honoring Pride, in solidarity

In August 1966, trans women, drag queens, and other members of the LGBTQ+ community fought for their rights and fair treatment outside Compton’s Cafeteria in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood. Three years later on June 28, 1969, the LGBTQ+ commun...

Protecting Europe’s workers: The urgent need for skills

In recent years, new technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics have helped companies increase efficiency and productivity and become more competitive on the global stage. But with these technological advances come challe...

A family holiday, no matter what

March 23 is an important holiday to the Zaraysky family: It’s the day Susanna, her sister and her parents left the former Soviet Union for the United States. This past March marked the 40th anniversary of their departure from modern-day Russia, as well...

Google internships go virtual with the help of open source

As COVID-19 spread across the world this spring, in-person classes and graduation ceremonies were cancelled. Our soon-to-be interns surely wondered if their summer at Google would be affected. We worked quickly to ensure that our internship program—whi...

Meet Google Play Billing Library Version 3

Posted by Steve Hartford, Product Manager, Google Play Google Play is committed to a healthy ecosystem, where developers succeed by creating high-quality apps that users love. Many developers realize that success using Google Play’s one-time purch...

What’s new in Android gaming

Posted by Greg Hartrell, Head of Product Management, Games on Android & Google Play In March of this year, at the Google for Games Developer Summit, we shared several new tools and services Google has been working on to help game developers. The...

Bringing Google Assistant features to all smart devices

No matter what smart device you use in your living room, kitchen or bedroom, Google Assistant features help you get things done—whether that means listening to your favorite playlist, controlling your smart home devices or checking your schedule. We wo...

5 tips to brush up on your Docs, Sheets and Slides skills

The more people work from home, the more help we can use collaborating. If you use G Suite’s content collaboration tools—Google Docs, Sheets and Slides—we have some quick tips, based on our popular series of short videos, that can help you take your pr...

How Women Techmakers India reimagined their IWD event

When the Women Techmakers International Women’s Day event in India was canceled due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Program Coordinator Lakshya Sivaramakrishnan knew she had to find another way to bring the group together. Originally scheduled f...

Use insights to make better business decisions

This is the fifth and final post in a series exploring several of Ad Manager’s key features and how they help our publisher partners maximize their ad revenue. To learn more, read posts one, two, three and four. Today, data from a publisher’s advertisi...

Cloud Covered: What was new in Google Cloud in May

In the last month, we’ve all faced challenges on a global scale. As we look for ways to heal and find hope, we remain inspired by technology’s ability to keep us connected to each other.Summer school is in session online with Next ‘20 OnAir.Mark your c...

Android 11 Beta is available today

As we shared with you last week, we postponed our beta release of Android 11 so that people could focus on important discussions about racial justice. Today’s release looks differently than originally planned—instead of a livestream event, we’re sharin...

Introducing the new Google Play Console beta

Posted by Tom Grinsted, Product Manager, Google Play Console Over the years, we’ve seen our community grow to well over a million developers, from one-person shops to companies with hundreds of Google Play Console users. As you’ve grown, Play Con...