Google In Europe

  • Reflecting on the Right to be Forgotten

    … the borders of Europe and into countries which have different laws. Google believes it should not. That’s why, for much of the last year, we’ve been defending the idea that each country should be able to balance freedom of expression and privacy in the way that it chooses, not in the way that another country chooses. To be clear: we are not disputing…

    The Official Google Blog- 9 readers -
  • The nature of water: unveiling the most detailed view of water on Earth

    … delta sinking into the Gulf of Mexico. Blue is water, white is land, red shows areas of transition. (Source: EC JRC / Google) The change of the Mississippi over decades is just one of the hundreds of stories of similarly dramatic change around the globe; from the draining of the Aral Sea in the Middle East for crops, to the effects of dam…

    The Official Google Blog- 12 readers -
  • Impact and adventure: revisiting France's Google Impact Challenge

    Last year launched its first French Google Impact Challenge, a national competition for nonprofit organisations that use digital technologies to scale their work in the country. We received hundreds of ideas from non-profits across France and were blown away by the creativity, passion, and innovation we saw in the submissions.

    The Official Google Blog- 12 readers -
  • Celebrating iconic British fashion on Google Arts & Culture

    … Creativity? Craftsmanship? Iconic Design? Count us in. With our shared passion for great design, Google and the British Fashion Council are teaming up to bring to life the creativity, heritage and craftsmanship of British fashion--for anyone around the world to enjoy, for free. The project, found at, will support…

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 9 readers -
  • Google’s European Growth Engine: 2 million trained and counting

    … When we first launched the Growth Engine programme in February 2015 , we set a target of training 1 million Europeans in critical digital skills. Within a year we’d reached our goal, and extended it to 2 million. Today, we’re delighted to announce that we’ve hit that target - we’ve now helped 2 million Europeans learn about and improve upon…

    The Official Google Blog- 14 readers -
  • Debating the openness and opportunity of Europe’s mobile economy

    … on all stakeholders to “create an ecosystem where everyone can thrive online” from urban to rural areas. As demonstrated last week and at events across Europe, app developers, device manufacturers and mobile operators have reaped the benefits of Android, a free, open-source mobile ecosystem in which Google has invested for a decade. Today, we’re…

    The Official Google Blog- 16 readers -
  • Queen Máxima of the Netherlands marks first anniversary of Digital Workshop

    … familiarity, and talked to entrepreneurs about the opportunities of doing business online and funding growth. The internet offers significant opportunities for Dutch companies, and via the Digital Workshop, a part of Google’s Growth Engine program across Europe, we want to give entrepreneurs a helping hand with it. We believe in the power of entrepreneurs…

    The Official Google Blog- 18 readers -
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