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Art to inspire the future with the United Nations

October 24th is United Nations Day, and this year we’re marking 75 years of the United Nations (UN75). To commemorate this anniversary, the United Nations Secretary-General asked the world, “What are your hopes for the future?” Over one million people ...

Investing in ad serving with Campaign Manager 360

We hear from our advertiser and agency partners that they continue to value ad serving as an integrated—but independent—solution alongside media buying. For example, Mondelez relies on Campaign Manager for centralized ad serving and measurement across ...

Progress on our racial equity commitments

Editor’s note: In June, our CEO Sundar Pichai shared the company’s commitments to advance racial equity. The following note was sent to employees today, and sets out the progress we’ve made over the last 100+ days.  Hi everyone, In June, we committed t...

Try out these Google features on your new iPhone

The iPhone 12 comes out tomorrow, and if you’re getting ready to upgrade, here are 4 ways you can customize Google apps to get the most out of your new phone.1. Personalize your home screen with our new widgetsWidgets are new on iOS—they personalize yo...

Shop early for the best holiday deals online and nearby

Black Friday typically has the biggest deals of the season. But this year, holiday shopping is starting earlier than usual. With safety top of mind, retailers have moved away from typical doorbuster events and are beginning to promote their discounts o...

3 ways to help shoppers find the latest holiday deals

Last holiday season in the U.S., Google was used by more shoppers related to their shopping than any other source.1 In fact, when looking for competitively-priced products, 40 percent of global shoppers say they turn to Google to find the best deal.2 A...

A united front against online piracy in Asia Pacific

With more people staying at home, video streaming is up everywhere—and by as much as 60 percent in Southeast Asia, according to a Media Partners Asia study. That makes it all the more critical that we and our partners in the region continue to address ...

Google internships are staying virtual in 2021

Every day during her Google internship, Lauren Snyder would start her morning by grabbing a cup of coffee and getting ready for work. She’d even put on a pair of shoes to feel more office-ready. She logged on from her apartment in New York and focused ...

New awards support future leaders of computing research

From 2018 to 2019, the number of students from underrepresented groups who completed a Ph.D in computer science decreased by 13 percent. Computer science research has broad implications for billions of people—which is why it’s so important that researc...

Create time-saving apps using AppSheet, no coding required

We recently announced Google Workspace, an integrated platform that brings Google’s communication and collaboration tools together. Your documents, tasks, messages, meetings and emails are now all available in one place. In addition, you’ll see another...

Navy veteran Meghan Wilkens finds camaraderie at Google

Welcome to the latest installment of “My Path to Google.” These are real stories from Googlers, interns  and alumni highlighting 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 a...

Our new training gives small newsrooms a digital boost

Whether you’re a well-established publisher like The New York Times or a relatively new player like JOTA in Brazil, digital products are likely key to your success. That’s because in today’s publishing landscape, digital media is crucial to make sure c...

Your photos delivered monthly from Google Photos

With Google Photos, you can relive and share memories both on your phone and in your home. It’s easy to turn your digital photos into photo books or canvas prints and have them shipped to your door, or order same-day photo prints from CVS Pharmacy and ...

A bright spot on the open web

Meet Courtney Quinn, the web creator behind Color Me Courtney, a bright spot on the web where she shares her positive outlook on life. “I see my blog as my own little corner on the internet where my community can always find joy, whimsy, fun, love and ...

Meet the startups joining our accelerator program

Back in July, we announced Google for Startups Accelerator: Europe, a three-month program designed to help European and Israeli startups access Google’s products and experts to grow their businesses. Today, we’re announcing the nine selected participan...

Our favorite 10 new things coming to Smart Displays

Every day, people ask Google for help with things like catching up on their favorite shows, turning on their garage lights, filling their homes with relaxing music, playing games and even keeping their family on track. As we expect more of our smart ho...

Improvements to Ads Data Hub

Today, we’re announcing improvements to Ads Data Hub, our cloud-based solution that enables customized analysis of your Google ad campaigns while protecting user privacy. With these updates, we’re offering more ways to access the data you need, improve...

Decrypted: How Heather Adkins thinks about security

Heather was hacked and the rest is history. An 18-year veteran of Google’s security team, Heather Adkins’ interest in security was sparked when the small ISP she worked for in college suffered a data breach. Her reaction to the incident wasn’t exactly ...

How we’re tackling evolving online threats

Major events like elections and COVID-19 present opportunities for threat actors, and Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) is working to thwart these threats and protect our products and the people using them. As we head into the U.S. election, we want...

A path to sustainability led by digital subscriptions

During my 10 years at The Boston Globe, we took a different path than most publishers. In 2011, we built a state-of-the-art website that was supported almost entirely by digital subscriptions, at a time when it was uncertain if readers would ever pay f...

Find voting and ballot drop box locations on Google

This year, searches for "how to vote" in the U.S. are higher than ever before. To make it easier to find information about how and where to vote—regardless of your preferred voting method—we’ve launched election-related features with information from t...

Creativity in a crisis

As the realities of a global pandemic sank in and the UK went into lockdown, children and young people employed their everyday surroundings as inspiration for creativity. Kitchen tables, living room floors and gardens were transformed into art studios....

A new partnership with Spain’s public service media

Public service media organizations (PSMs) have long played a critical role in delivering trusted information, entertainment and education, and investing in local cultures and showcasing them to the world. In Europe alone there are 69 PSMs, which togeth...

Future directions for technology and education in Asia

COVID-19 began upending education across Asia Pacific in January, forcing hundreds of millions of students to learn remotely. As a father, helping my sons learn from home left me grateful to their teachers—and deeply appreciative of the technology that...

Visual ways to search and understand our world

Whether you’re a student learning about photosynthesis or a parent researching the best cars for your growing family, people turn to Google with all sorts of curiosities. And we can help you understand in different ways—through text, your voice or even...

Duplex is getting smarter and making life a little easier

In 2018, we introduced Duplex, our AI technology that uses natural conversation to get things done. Since then, we’ve been exploring how conversational technology can be both easy to interact with and  help people save more time. Today, during our Sear...

Song stuck in your head? Just hum to search

Do you know that song that goes, “da daaaa da da daaaa na naa naa ooohh yeah”? Or the one that starts with the guitar chords going, “da na na naa”? We all know how frustrating it is when you can’t remember the name of a song or any of the words but the...

How AI is powering a more helpful Google

When I first came across the web as a computer scientist in the mid-90s, I was struck by the sheer volume of information online, in contrast with how hard it was to find what you were looking for. It was then that I first started thinking about search,...