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Supporting News In Ireland

Google is expanding its investment in news in Ireland. We’ve signed agreements with seven Irish publishers to bring Google News Showcase, our new product experience and licensing program for news, to Ireland. We plan to roll out News Showcase to reader...
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¡Buen Camino! Your Pilgrimage Starts Here

Every year, for over 12 centuries, thousands of people have gone on pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago trail from various parts of the world to arrive at the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. In a unique natural and cultural setting that amazes pi...
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New Android Features Coming This Season

With Android, you can look forward to your device getting better and better throughout the year. From accessibility to Android Auto to features that make your life just a little easier, like Assistant and Gboard, we’re rolling out new features that hel...
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Upgrade Your Drive With Google As Your Copilot

Do you drive with your phone clipped to your air vent? Or does your car have the latest built-in infotainment system? No matter what kind of car you own, Google is ready to make your drive better.  We’re bringing updates to Google Assistant driving mod...
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What This Cloud Googler Learned From The Military

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today we spoke with Dennis James, Director o...
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Spanish Arrives On Nest Hub And Hub Max In The U.S.

Ver abajo versión en españolWhether you're learning, practicing or a native Spanish speaker, getting help around the house just got a little easier with the latest updates en español on Nest Hub and Hub Max in the U.S.Starting today, Spanish on Nest Hu...
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How Indonesia Helped Spice Up The World

More than half of the world’s spices originated from Indonesia. These spices not only flavor one of the world’s most diverse cuisines — they also influenced the culinary world as we know it, changing tastes around the globe.Spice Up The World, a new de...
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Responsibly Applying AI Models To Search

For over two decades of Search, we’ve been at the forefront of innovation in language understanding to help deliver on our mission of making the world’s information more accessible and useful for everyone. We’ve seen how critical these advancements are...
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Building A Sustainable Future For Travel

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to booking travel: price, health and safety, environmental impact and more. Last year, we shared travel tools to help you find health and safety information. Now we want to make it easier for you to find sustaina...
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Helping Travelers Discover New Things To Do

While travel restrictions continue to vary across the globe, people are still dreaming of places to visit and things to do. Searches for “activities near me” have grown over the past 12 months, with specific queries like “ziplining” growing by 280% and...
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“Hey Google, Read With Reese’s Book Club”

As a young girl growing up in Venezuela, I had an insatiable appetite for reading. From fictional novels to computer science manuals, you name it, I would read it. Books allowed me to get lost in other worlds, expand my imagination and ultimately inspi...
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Building Community And Funding Black Founders

One of the unspoken truths of entrepreneurship is that it can be extremely lonely. When COVID-19 hit last year, I saw firsthand how the founders in our programs were affected. Office closures kept their employees apart, event cancellations kept founder...
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Investing In Economic Equity For Latinos

Ver abajo versión en españolNine years ago, I stood as a volunteer in a room full of Black and Latino startup founders gathered together in the Google San Francisco office to pitch their companies.  This introduction to the startup world was magical—th...
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Increasing Google’s Investment In New York

Google has been fortunate to call New York City home for more than 20 years, during which time we have grown to 12,000 employees. New York’s vitality, creativity and world-class talent are what keep us rooted here. It is why we’re announcing today that...
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Google Apps, Meet IOS 15

Get ready to hit update. iOS 15 is here — and with it, many new features to improve your favorite Google apps.Fewer interruptions when you focusIf you’re someone who gets non-stop notifications throughout the day, we bet you’ll enjoy the new Focus mode...
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How A Top Brazilian Media Portal Uses Web Stories

Launched in 1996, Universo Online (UOL) became Brazil’s first major news website, featuring content from the daily edition of Folha de S.Paulo and other popular newspapers and magazines. Since then, parent company Grupo UOL has grown the publication in...
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A Digital Fast Lane For Emerging Economies

A look at the new Future Readiness Economic Index for decision makersThe pandemic has had devastating effects on  emerging economies, threatening to undo thirty years of progress. In countries like Kenya, India, and Brazil, COVID drove up unemployment,...
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Google At The UN General Assembly

Next week, leaders from government, civil society and the business community will convene at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to discuss how we can work together to solve the world’s biggest challenges. If the past two years have shown us any...
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An Interspecies Assembly In New York

Biodiversity is collapsing, sea levels are rising, and weather is becoming more extreme and unpredictable. Human activity is now unequivocally linked to climate change and its consequences. The question stands: Is the planet’s ecological turmoil a resu...
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4 Tips To Grow Your Blog’s Audience

Christina Galbato may have started as a travel blogger, but her career as a content creator has taken her on a different journey – helping other creators achieve their goals. “I started to notice a lot of the questions I was getting were less about ‘Wh...
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A New Dimension For Cultural Artifacts

At Google Arts & Culture we are always looking for ways to help people understand and learn about culture in new and engaging ways. Starting today, we are launching a new feature through which our 2,000 plus cultural partner institutions can create...
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Google’s Support Of The News Industry In Japan

Twenty years ago, Google opened its first office in Japan. Today, we are announcing new investments that will continue our support of the country’s vibrant news industry. These investments will help people find quality journalism and contribute to the ...
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Display Campaigns Made Easy

Helping you connect with customers is core to the Google Ads mission, and we're always working to make that as easy as possible through our products. That’s why, starting this month, we’re bringing the flexibility of standard Display campaigns and the ...
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Taste Mexico: Sampling Centuries Of Mexican Heritage

“From yellow corn and white corn their flesh was made; from corn dough the arms and legs of man were made,” reads the ancient pre-Hispanic legend written in the sacred Mayan book, the Popol Vuh.The connection between food and cultural heritage couldn’t...
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Our Grace Hopper Subsea Cable Has Landed In The UK

Last year, we announced a new subsea cable — named Grace Hopper after the computer science pioneer — that will run between the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain. The cable will improve the resilience of the Google network that underpins our c...
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Vow About That: It’s Wedding Season On Search

We tend to think about “proposal season” as timed to the winter holidays, or big days like New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day. The actual proposal peak, though? September. With the exception of 2020, every year for the last five years, search interest ...
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A Matter Of Impact: August Updates From Google.org

Jacquelline’s CornerIt’s back to school season again, and the pandemic continues to affect teachers, families and students — especially those already lacking educational resources. Despite the challenges and unknowns, nonprofits working in education co...
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Today’s Press On Temporary Staff

I joined Google late last year to oversee compliance activities across the company. I want to provide some additional information about an issue that I was made aware of this week, now reported in the press, relating to the “comparator rates” for a sub...
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Our Commitment To Water Stewardship

I grew up in Muir Beach, California, and was fortunate to spend my childhood exploring its beautiful forests and streams. Today, these delicate ecosystems are threatened as the entire west coast of the U.S. is experiencing one of the worst droughts in ...
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Chromebook Keeps Important Files At Your Fingertips

We’ve all taken a screenshot, only to have it disappear in a sea of icons on our desktop. Or downloaded a file to a computer…and struggled to find it again. And it can be hard to stay on task when you have to dig to find the document you need.That’s wh...
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Lessons From Our First Community News Summit

“It’s hard being tiny on the internet,” S. Mitra Kalita,URL Media founder and former CNN Digital vice president, said during the inaugural Google News Initiative Community News Summit. “What it takes for me to get a dollar on local news versus a dollar...
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South African Googlers Get Moving For Good

Throughout the pandemic, many of us have spent too much time on the sofa — but Artwell Nwaila changed that for himself and some of his colleagues. Artwell is the Head of Creative and co-lead on Google’s Disability Alliance in South Africa. This week Th...
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Faster Video Campaigns With Campaign Manager 360

With online video growing, it’s imperative for brands to deliver relevant video campaigns at scale. In fact, eMarketer predicts that U.S. programmatic Connected TV ad spend will reach $8.67B in 2022.We recently shared how you can reach streaming audien...
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TAG Bulletin: Q3 2021

This bulletin includes coordinated influence operation campaigns terminated on our platforms in Q3 2021. It was last updated on August 31, 2021.July We terminated 7 YouTube channels as part of our investigation into coordinated influence operations lin...
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