Google In Asia

    • Doubling down in Japan

      In 2001, when Google was just three years old, we opened our first office outside the U.S. That office was right here in Tokyo. Before Chrome, Gmail and YouTube, there was Google Japan. 16 years later, Google has grown quite a bit—we now have offices in over 150 cities, spanning nearly 60 countries—and Google Japan has grown as well, to 1,300 Googlers strong.

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  • AGDATA Australia: from family farm to global partners

    … Editor’s note: As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow, we chatted with Glenn Skerman, who, together with his brother Brendan, are directors of AGDATA Australia, a farming accounting software company. Founded in 1984, their working family farm has grown into a software business…

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  • Meet Singapore’s next makers

    … What happens when you invite kids to tinker and dabble with 3D pens, 3D printers and lots of colorful electrical components? They go on to make some pretty amazing things! Step inside our Maker Space at Google’s Singapore office! Our creative technologists have created an indoor playground for Googlers and collaborators to pursue ideas…

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  • 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…

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  • Take your startup on exchange to Campus Seoul

    … Editor’s note: Campus Exchange is a startup exchange program hosted by Google for Entrepreneurs. This fall, Campus Seoul looks forward to welcoming the first-ever Asia-Pacific cohort for Campus Exchange: APAC Commerce from November 6-10, 2017. Startups in e-commerce and retail from across Asia-Pacific are encouraged to apply here by September…

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  • Take your startup on exchange to Campus Seoul

    … Editor’s note: Campus Exchange is a startup exchange program hosted by Google for Entrepreneurs. This fall, Campus Seoul looks forward to welcoming the first-ever Asia-Pacific cohort for Campus Exchange: APAC Commerce from November 6-10, 2017. Startups in e-commerce and retail from across Asia-Pacific are encouraged to apply here by September…

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  • Supporting flood relief efforts in South Asia

    … are committing $1 million from Google.org and Google employees to Goonj and Save the Children for their relief efforts in India and across South Asia. Support for Save the Children and Goonj Save the Children (SC) is responding to the floods in all three countries, with the aim of reaching a total of 160,000 people. Their efforts include providing food…

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  • 11 announcements from Google for Indonesia

    … We had a big day today in Jakarta, where we hosted the second annual Google for Indonesia event. From Google Station to YouTube Go, here’s a quick recap of the things we announced to make the internet more useful and relevant for Indonesians. Product features YouTube Go lets you preview videos and choose their file size before saving…

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  • From Uganda to Korea—teaching English, one chat at a time

    … As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow, we sat down with Tella founder and CEO, Yuha Jin. Tella provides one-on-one English-language tutoring through mobile chats for Korean students. Now in its third year, the startup teaches more than 2,000 Korean students while providing…

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  • Empowering Indonesian entrepreneurs to take action

    … Editor’s note: This post comes from Yansen Kamto, Chief Executive and Founder of KIBAR, which mentors and nurtures startups through tech incubator programs, and by building innovation hubs. Today, they’re officially joining the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network. Indonesia is home to 17,504 islands, 1,128 ethnic groups and 746 local…

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  • Ad X-Zyte’s story: All signs point to taking business online

    … As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow, we spoke with Norachai Lappiam, the founder, CEO, and owner of Ad X-Zyte, to find out how he operates a creative sign-making business with global customers — all without a physical storefront. Ad X-Zyte founder, CEO, and owner Norachai…

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  • Helping entrepreneurs in Singapore make a bigger global impact

    … countries in the world for startups, and ranks first in the world for startup talent. That’s why we’re extremely excited to join the global Google for Entrepreneurs partner network today, as the first member from Southeast Asia joining a worldwide community of 50 partners. As Singapore’s earliest and largest co-working community, our mission at Impact…

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  • Making it easier for publishers to share fact check content

    … With the spread of misinformation online, it’s become increasingly important for news publishers to have a way of communicating to users what information is verified. In 2016, we launched the Fact Check label in Google News and Search to make it easier for people to find articles that fact check public information, ranging from claims to public…

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