Google In Europe

    • Bringing our support to Europe Code Week

      Computer science fosters innovation, critical thinking and empowers students with the skills to create powerful tools to solve major challenges. Yet, there are not enough students who have access to opportunities to develop their technical skills. At Google, we aim to equip students of all backgrounds with the skills to be creators, and not just consumers, of technology.

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    • Towards a future of work that works for everyone

      The future of work concerns us all. Our grandchildren will have jobs that don’t yet exist, and will live lives we cannot imagine. In Europe, getting the future of work right for individuals, societies and industries means having an open debate about the possibilities right now. We want to be a part of that discussion, and help contribute to a future of work that works for everyone.

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    • Bavarian State Library and Google celebrate 10 years of partnership

      Ten years ago the venerable Bavarian State Library from Munich (BSB) and the comparatively young Google started their joint adventure: the digitization of hundreds of thousands of historical writings from the archives of the BSB and its Bavarian regional libraries. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of our collaboration, we’ve published a digital exhibition on Google Arts & Culture.

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  • A ride to remember on World Alzheimer’s Day

    … suddenly had trouble recalling the memories they’d spent a lifetime creating. We met Lars and Ingrid when they came to test a device we invented to improve the lives of dementia patients. It’s called BikeAround, and it pairs a stationary bike with Google Street View projected on a big screen to take patients on a virtual ride down memory lane, letting…

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  • Google's Digital News Initiative Fund

    … Editor's note: In April 2015, Google announced the Digital News Initiative, a partnership with European news organizations to support high-quality journalism through technology and innovation. In this guest post, Bart Brouwers, a Dutch journalism professor at the University of Groningen and a council member of the Digital News Initiative’s Fund…

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  • Ti Amo Italy: a historic theater takes center stage in a new music video

    … “Ti Amo.” I love you. The new song from French synth-pop stars Phoenix. The title song from their recently released album “Ti Amo” is a love letter to Italy: from festivals in Sanremo, to singer Franco Battiato, to melted gelato. In the video for the song, created by La Blogothèque and directed by Colin Solal Cardo in collaboration with Google…

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  • Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund: Call for fourth round applications

    … of digital journalism; that support the development of new business models, or maybe even change the way users consume digital news. Projects can be highly experimental, but must have well-defined goals and have a significant digital component. There is absolutely no requirement to use any Google products. Successful projects will show innovation and have…

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  • Google Digital News Initiative’s Fund

    … to explain it here. The DNI Council consists of three Google representatives and ten publishers, scientists and journalists from across Europe. The Chairman is Portugal’s Joao Palmeiro. For the ten of us who are non-Googlers it’s voluntary work; For us,: it’s an opportunity to see behind the scenes of European media innovation. Because…

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  • Typing Greek has never been so easy

    …, from biology to zoology and many more - these are now part of almost all European languages. Today, for all Greek users and Greek enthusiasts we are excited to introduce Greeklish support in Gboard, a Google keyboard for your device. Gboard gives you all the things you expect from a great keyboard—GIFs, emojis, and Glide Typing—with Google Search…

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  • Funding 75,000 Udacity scholarships to bridge the digital skills gap

    … Ildiko Fekete is a mother of two from Hungary, who had moved to a small town to raise her family, taking time out from her career as a literature teacher. Earlier this year she applied for and completed an Android scholarship. As a result she has built an eco-footprint app, Greenfeet, and plans to pursue freelance developer work. Today…

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  • Code Jam 2017 wraps up with the World Finals in Dublin

    … The results from this year's Code Jam, Google's largest and toughest programming competition, are in! The contest wrapped up with a two-day World Finals event from August 10-11. After a record-breaking season with more than 60,000 registrants, finalists representing 16 countries traveled to Dublin, Ireland to compete for cash prizes…

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  • Getting ready for Europe’s new data protection rules

    … Next May, Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, replacing the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive. It ushers in a new era, unifying data protection rules across Europe, strengthening the rights of EU citizens and placing new obligations on all organisations that offer goods and services online. Google…

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  • Partnering with Italy’s leaders for safer, smarter web use

    … concrete tips on safe internet browsing. We’ll share scenarios using digital technology for the promotion and protection of information and with our partners look at issues of creativity and responsible growth of technologies. Partnerships like these are important to us, because we believe that civic education in the digital age, in Italy as well as across Europe, should be a shared responsibility—and priority—across the private and public sectors.…

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