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Since going online, Ucok Durian, or “Durian Guy,” has gone from selling 100 kg of Indonesia’s famous Medan durian at their stall everyday to nearly 40 tons a month. As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the Internet to grow their business, we spoke with Ananda Perwira, Ucok Durian’s marketing director (and brother to founder Johan ...
For many of us, Thanksgiving brings back memories of catching up with family and stuffing our face with turkey. It’s also a time when we return home and revisit old friends, habits and favorite spots. To help you celebrate all aspects of Thanksgiving, today we’re unveiling a new BuzzFeed sticker pack in Google Allo featuring artwork by BuzzFeed illustrator Kevin Valente.
Editor’s note: As part of the ExploreEDU event series, schools are working with Google for Education Premier Partners to throw open their doors and invite neighboring educators to learn from their firsthand experience using Google tools to innovate and improve. To see if there is an event near you, visit the ExploreEDU site.
Earlier this year, we announced that a totally rebuilt version of Google Sites was on the way. Since then, we’ve worked with a set of customers through an Early Adopter Program to test the new Sites and fine tune the experience. Today, the new Google Sites is ready for all customers. We’ve started turning customer feedback into new and improved features.
The Netherland’s Queen Máxima visited Google’s Digital Workshop in the Enschede region of the country today to mark the first anniversary of the programme to increase the digital skills of Dutch entrepreneurs. We introduced the Digital Workshop a year ago in the Netherlands in collaboration with the microfinanciers at Qredits and several municipalities around the country.
At Google, we have a rich history of exploring the furthest reaches of what machine learning can do to help increase access to information and improve our daily lives. For more than a decade, we’ve driven machine learning research that powers many of Google’s systems and products. Today, Google Cloud users across industries — from financial services and healthcare to retail, ...
Remember back to the time when you first opened Google Earth. Where did you fly? Nearly all of us search for the same place: Home. The starting point. Where we fit into the bigger picture, and one way we define our sense of identity. Imagine if you didn't know where "home" was? What would you search for first? In 1986, 5-year-old Saroo Brierley fell asleep on a train pa ...
We’re just days away from Thanksgiving – the busiest American travel holiday of the year. Just in time for the mad dash to grandma’s house or your bestie's friendsgiving across town, we’ve got two new and one tried-and-true way for Google Maps to get you where you’re going without the holiday traffic hassle.
In just the last decade mobile computing has boomed and people around the world have been using mobile devices to do almost everything. Mobile phones that once just allowed you to make phone calls or texts have been replaced by pocket-sized, smart supercomputers that empower consumers to do a wide range of things, from booking restaurant tables, playing games, ordering taxis ...
Today, we’re excited to announce the acquisition of Qwiklabs. Founded in 2012, Qwiklabs provides hands-on lab learning environments for leading cloud platforms and infrastructure software vendors. There’s no faster way to get hands-on experience with a cloud environment and to learn all the ins and outs of today’s modern cloud solutions than in a Qwiklabs lab.
‘Tis the season for gift-giving, delicious dinners, and spending time with family and friends. That also means it's the season of crowded holiday shopping, travel planning and entertaining the in-laws. Never fear, Google is here to help you navigate some seasonal stress. First up: crowd control.
At Google we care deeply about connecting people to the information and services they care about. Better connectivity is at the center of this, and we know that many people wish they had better Wi-Fi coverage in their home. That’s why we created Google Wifi, a new system that replaces your router to provide fast Wi-Fi for every corner of your home, on all your devices.
This year, we’re pleased to welcome 50 distinguished women from across Asia Pacific to the family of Anita Borg scholars. Our 2016 scholarship recipients represent undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in computer science and related technical fields at 37 institutions in 13 countries across the region.
As a member of the Cherokee Nation, I’ve always tried to stay connected to my heritage. It is important to me to reflect on our country’s Native history and culture and the lasting impact that the first North American peoples have had on our shared experience as Americans. In my family, I’m the first generation to grow up completely off-reservation.
Encryption protects your data if your phone falls into someone else’s hands. The new Google Pixel and Pixel XL are encrypted by default to offer strong data protection, while maintaining a great user experience with high I/O performance and long battery life. In addition to encryption, the Pixel phones debuted running the Android Nougat release, which has even more security improvements.
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