Google In Asia

    • Eight things you need to know about Hash Code 2018

      Are you up for a coding challenge? Team up to solve an engineering problem from Google—registration for Hash Code 2018 is now open. Hash Code is Google’s flagship team programming competition for students and professionals in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. You pick your team and programming language, we pick a Google engineering problem for you to solve.

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    • Tea time with a touch of technology

      Some of the world’s best tea is grown in the Darjeeling district of India, seen here against the backdrop of the Himalayas. Editor’s Note: As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow, we spoke with Parvez Gupta, the co-founder of Udyan Tea in Siliguri, India, to find out how he uses technology to bring the best teas ...

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  • Fostering a love for reading among Indonesian kids

    … Siti Arofa teaches a first grade class at SD Negeri Sidorukan in Gresik, East Java. Many of her students start the school year without foundational reading skills or even an awareness of how fun books can be. But she noticed that whenever she read out loud using different expressions and voices, the kids would sit up and their faces would light…

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  • Opening the Google AI China Center

    … Since becoming a professor 12 years ago and joining Google a year ago, I’ve had the good fortune to work with many talented Chinese engineers, researchers and technologists. China is home to many of the world's top experts in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. All three winning teams of the ImageNet Challenge in the past three…

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  • Igniting innovation: Connecting Thailand's startups globally

    … The Google for Entrepreneurs logo at one of HUBBA's locations in Bangkok. Editor’s note: This post comes from Amarit Charoenphan, CEO and co-founder of HUBBA, Thailand’s first and largest coworking space and community. Today, they’re officially joining the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network. I started out as an entrepreneur…

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  • Searching for China’s next great Go talent

    … Sundar Pichai, our CEO, with students at the Nie Weiping Go school last year. Six months ago, the Future of Go Summit was held in Wuzhen, China to test the limits of what human and artificial intelligence could achieve together. China’s best players teamed up with DeepMind’s AlphaGo to play Go in the country where it was invented and first…

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  • Machine learning gives environmentalists something to tweet about

    … Editor’s note: TensorFlow, our open source machine learning library, is just that—open to anyone. Companies, nonprofits, researchers and developers have used TensorFlow in some pretty cool ways, and we’re sharing those stories here on Keyword. Here’s one of them. Victor Anton captured tens of thousands of birdsong recordings, collected over…

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  • Meet Datally, a new way to understand, control and save mobile data

    …. Datally will tell you if you’re near public Wi-Fi and help you connect. Once you’re done, don’t forget to rate the network quality to help other users. Track and control mobile data from any app with the Data Saver bubble We’ve been testing Datally in the Philippines for the past few months, and people are saving up to 30 percent on their data…

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  • An eye fit for Liberty

    …, and caused her extreme pain. During one dreadful appointment, Liberty was fitted with a mismatched eye that was bulging out of her head. After a silent four-hour drive back home with Ashleigh in tears and myself full of anger and determination, I decided I was going to start making Liberty's eye for her. That night, I started searching on Google…

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  • Experimenting with VR at the South China Morning Post

    … Having spent my pre-Google career as a reporter and editor at legacy media organizations, I can tell you that digital transformation in the news industry is challenging. Even when news organizations have the will, resources and technical expertise, the obstacles to transformation can be daunting. In Asia, few news organization have plunged…

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  • 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…

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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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