Google In Asia

    • High-speed Wi-Fi rolls into 100th railway station in India

      Jaipur station in Rajasthan was among the first stations to be connected to Railwire Wi-Fi. “I visit [Jaipur station] every 3 to 4 days to get fast access to the Internet. I stop there for a few minutes, download apps, update them and get things my daughter wants. She is in 10th grade and uses my smartphone in the evenings to fulfill her educational needs.

      The Official Google Blog- 17 readers -
    • High-speed Wi-Fi rolls into 100th railway station in India

      Jaipur station in Rajasthan was among the first stations to be connected to Railwire Wi-Fi. “I visit [Jaipur station] every 3 to 4 days to get fast access to the Internet. I stop there for a few minutes, download apps, update them and get things my daughter wants. She is in 10th grade and uses my smartphone in the evenings to fulfill her educational needs.

      The Official Google Blog- 18 readers -
  • Bringing the world wide web to more kids in rural Vietnam

    … During a visit to Vietnam over the holidays, I journeyed south through the Mekong Delta, on a five-hour road trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Tra Vinh. Most of the people here make their living by planting and farming rice. However, since this region has experienced severe droughts and saltwater intrusion year after year, life has been particularly…

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  • Indonesia’s PicMix: Editing and sharing photos made easy

    … of our series of interviews with people across Asia-Pacific who use the Internet to create, connect, and grow, we spoke to their CEO, Calvin Kizana, and co-founder Sandy Colondam, to find out all about the secret sauce behind the team that makes those little stickers people just can’t get enough of. How would you describe the PicMix app in just…

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  • A new home for Google in Singapore

    … We opened our first Singapore office in 2007, a tiny space along Collyer Quay occupied by just 24 people. Since then, Asia’s grown, Singapore’s grown and we’ve grown in Singapore. We now need room for 1,000 Googlers working on new products and projects across Asia for our users, customers and partners. And we also want more room…

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  • Virtually explore Indonesia's wonders with Google Arts & Culture

    …; Culture platform. Art Camera captures batik There was plenty more of Indonesia’s rich heritage for them to explore on the Google Arts & Culture platform. We recently brought our new Art Camera to Indonesia to capture and digitally preserve collections at Museum Tekstil and Galeri Batik YBI. Using the custom-built Art Camera, we’re…

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