• Something’s coming … “West Side Story” on Google Arts & Culture

    “In the olden days, everybody sang.” Those are the words of Leonard Bernstein, composer behind the iconic musical “West Side Story,” where everyone danced and snapped through the streets, too. Whether you’re a Jet all the way or you side with the Sharks, Tony and Maria’s love story is as poignant today as it was 60 years ago, when the Broadway musical first debuted.

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 8 readers -
  • Headphones optimized for the Google Assistant

    Your Assistant is already available to help on phones, speakers and more. But sometimes you need something a bit more personal, just for you to hear. And that’s where headphones come into play. Like when you’re commuting on the train or reading at home. It would be nice to get on-the-go help from your Assistant, without glancing at your phone.

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 7 readers -
  • A ride to remember on World Alzheimer’s Day

    Editor's note: Anne-Christine Hertz is a Swedish inventor who works at Health Technology Centre of Halland. Today, she shares a story of how the Centre used Street View to invent a device that helps elderly with Alzheimer’s. A few weeks ago I met 75-year-old Lars Jonsson and his wife Ingrid. They married when Lars was 40 and have lived a happy, fulfilling life together.

    The Official Google Blog- 7 readers -
  • Google signs agreement with HTC, continuing our big bet on hardware

    About a year and a half ago, I joined Google to pursue my dream job to create compelling hardware products, built with Google’s smarts at their core. As a first step, we brought together various consumer hardware-related efforts and established a single hardware organization within the company. Our team’s goal is to offer the best Google experience—across hardware, software a ...

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 11 readers -
  • Working together to combat terrorists online

    Editor’s note: This is a revised and abbreviated version of a speech Kent delivered today at the United Nations in New York City, NY, on behalf of the members of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism is a group of four technology companies—Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube—that are committed to working together ...

    The Official Google Blog- 7 readers -
  • Best Practices: Creating Art Assets for VR

    Editor's Note: This is a design-focused post for anyone interested in creating art assets for virtual reality. As a VR and AR artist, I’ve noticed two trends. First, new tools and practices that can make us better artists are appearing all the time. But also, techniques and skills from the late 90’s and early 00’s are making a comeback, and they apply to virtual reality beca ...

    The Official Google Blog- 10 readers -
  • Project Fi welcomes Android One, with the moto x4

    With Project Fi, we set out to make your wireless experience fast, easy and fair—with access to three national 4G LTE networks, and international roaming at no extra cost. But many of you have asked us for more options for high quality, affordable devices that work with Project Fi. We've heard you and we're excited to launch our newest phone for Project Fi: the Android One moto x4.

    The Official Google Blog- 9 readers -
  • Addressing the UK NCSC’s Cloud Security Principles

    As your organization adopts more cloud services, it's essential to get a clear picture of how sensitive data will be protected. Many authorities, from government regulators, to industry standards bodies and consortia, have provided guidance on how to evaluate cloud security. Notably, the UK National Cyber Security Centre offers a framework built around 14 Cloud Security Princ ...

    The Official Google Blog- 18 readers -
  • Supporting new ideas in the fight against hate

    Addressing the threat posed by violence and hate is a critical challenge for us all. Google has taken steps to tackle violent extremist content online—putting our best talent and technology to the task, and partnering with law enforcement agencies, civil society groups, and the wider technology industry. We can’t do it alone, but we’re making progress.

    The Official Google Blog- 18 readers -
  • 2 New White Papers Examine Enterprise Web Browser Security

    Online security has never been more critical to businesses, and the tools used to access the web are a major factor to evaluate. Choosing an enterprise-grade web browser that offers the right security features and keeps businesses’ data protected while enabling employees to take advantage of the open web.

    The Official Google Blog- 13 readers -
  • How publishers can take advantage of machine learning

    As the publishing world continues to face new challenges amidst the shift to digital, news media and publishers are tasked with unlocking new opportunities. With online news consumption continuing to grow, it’s crucial that publishers take advantage of new technologies to sustain and grow their business.

    The Official Google Blog- 10 readers -
  • View the world through someone else's lens in Google Earth

    Every day, hundreds of millions of people are snapping photos of the world around them. What if you could explore the world through the eyes of all those people? Starting today you're invited to explore a global map of crowdsourced photos in Google Earth. Take a walk around Shinto shrines or hang out on a beach in Bora Bora—wherever you look, you're bound to find a unique per ...

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 9 readers -

The Official Google Blog

Insights from Googlers into our products, technology, and the Google culture.

Author: Emily Wood
IMGlance Facts
  1. listed
  2. #1 in our ranking
  3. 2,130 posts, read by 45,161 readers
  4. 21 readers per post
  5. 51 Posts per month
Facts last updated: (2017-09-21 10:04:18 UTC). Update Frequency for posts: 32 minutes. Posts last updated: .
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!