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Friday, 11 June, 2021 UTC

Meet Barbara Hepworth, her art and life with Google Arts & Culture

Barbara Hepworth was one of the most important artists of the 20th century,and on this day in 1964 she unveiled her iconic sculpture Single Form at the United Nations in New York City. The piece is a dedication to her friend, UN Secretary General, Dag ... more - google

Thursday, 10 June, 2021 UTC

Rediscover your city through a new Lens this summer

With warmer weather upon us and many places reopening in the U.K., it’s the perfect time to go out and reconnect with your surroundings. Whether it’s soaking up that panoramic view of a city skyline that you’ve really missed, or wondering what that interesting ... more - google

Thursday, 3 June, 2021 UTC

Funding Europe’s future with the Black Founders Fund

To cement our commitment to racial equity in Europe, last Octoberwe announced the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund, a $2 million initiative to provide cash awards up to $100,000 to Black-led startups in Europe. These are non-dilutive awards, meaning ... more - google

Thursday, 27 May, 2021 UTC

Get discovered and build your brand on Google

There are now over one billion shopping sessions happening across Google every day. More consumers are shopping online than ever before, and they’re meeting a brand-new generation of digital-first retailers, each with their own unique products, stories ... more - google

Tuesday, 25 May, 2021 UTC

Celebrate Africa Day through culture and music

Africa is home to more than 1.5 billion people, and each country, community and person has an incredible story to tell. Through the power of technology, artists and cultural institutions are using online platforms to share their stories and engage with ... more - google

Thursday, 20 May, 2021 UTC

16 updates from Google I/O that’ll make your life easier

Part of our mission is to help make your daily life easier. At I/O this year, we shared news about a wide range of products and services that’ll do just that, from starting your car with your phone to searching your screenshots using Google Lens. Here ... more - google

Tuesday, 18 May, 2021 UTC

The story behind the Blob Opera world tour

When artist David Li partnered with Google Arts & Culture on a machine learning experiment in late 2020, he didn't realize the project would make a return at this week’s I/O. "Opera singers use their voices as expressive and beautiful musical ... more - google

Tuesday, 18 May, 2021 UTC

Get around and explore with 5 new Google Maps updates

From the very beginning, we built Google Maps to help you connect with the real world. In 2007, we introduced Street View, the first imagery platform to show you panoramic views of streets all over the world — from Tokyo to Tonga. A year later, we let ... more - google

Tuesday, 18 May, 2021 UTC

Search, explore and shop the world’s information, powered by AI

AI advancements push the boundaries of what Google products can do. Nowhere is this clearer than at the core of our mission to make information more accessible and useful for everyone. We've spent more than two decades developing not just a better understanding ... more - google

Tuesday, 20 April, 2021 UTC

Bring iconic Japanese characters to life with AR in Search

We all need a bit of escapism sometimes, and there’s nothing like a blast from the pop-culture past to do the trick. Today, we’re bringing characters from classic Japanese anime, games and TV shows to life — from Pac-Man to Hello Kitty — with augmented ... more - google

Tuesday, 6 April, 2021 UTC

Experiment with AR and VR made for the web

Augmented and virtual reality are opening up the possibilities of how we interact with the world and information around us. WebXR brings together AR and VR on the web to make them more convenient and widely accessible. Today on the Experiments with Google ... more - google

Thursday, 1 April, 2021 UTC

Maps tips for the adventurer, foodie and go-getter in you

Whether you’re hunting down the best hole-in-the wall restaurant on your block, planning a cross-country road trip that hits your favorite national parks or in the mood to tackle your to-do list, Google Maps is here to help you play and plan. Here are ... more - google

Wednesday, 31 March, 2021 UTC

A new audio guide for our Augmented Reality Galleries

Since we launched our first Pocket Gallery in 2018, people all over the world have used the augmented reality (AR) feature to explore virtual art galleries ranging from Vermeer to Indian miniatures. With many of us missing the opportunities to explore, ... more - google

Tuesday, 30 March, 2021 UTC

Redefining what a map can be with new information and AI

Sixteen years ago, many of us held a printout of directions in one hand and the steering wheel in the other to get around— without information about the traffic along your route or details about when your favorite restaurant was open. Since then, we’ve ... more - google

Tuesday, 23 March, 2021 UTC

5 ways Search can help you learn

As students, parents and teachers continue to rise to the challenges of remote learning, we’ve created tools across desktop and mobile to help you find the best educational resources on the web. Whether it’s step-by-step guidance on complex math problems ... more - google

Friday, 12 March, 2021 UTC

Inspiring the next generation of Google engineers

One of the things I find most inspiring in life is the transformative potential of technology. The ability to solve complex real world problems, like contact tracing in a pandemic, and the way technology opens up completely new possibilities, like dramatically ... more - google

Wednesday, 10 March, 2021 UTC

Music, Makers & Machines

In 1895, Thaddeus Cahill, an inventor from Iowa, started work on the world’s first electromechanical musical instrument. Weighing in at 200 tons and measuring 60 feet long, the Telharmonium was a colossal machine for producing and sharing music on the ... more - google

Monday, 8 March, 2021 UTC

Eight women kicking butt and taking (domain) names

Who do you think of when you hear the words sister, daughter, mother ? How about when the words are leader, founder, CEO ? As a mom of three, I want my kids to grow up in a world where the second set of words is as likely as the first to bring a woman ... more - google

Wednesday, 17 February, 2021 UTC

Learn with Google Arts & Culture

As students, families and educators increasingly rely on tools to support a hybrid approach to education, they depend on accessing helpful online resources to bring their curriculum to life. Google Arts & Culture, in collaboration with more than ... more - google

Friday, 12 February, 2021 UTC

Cloud Covered: what was new in January on Google Cloud

After a year of many challenges, January represented a new start. A new year is a chance to hit the refresh button and look to the future, to see what’s in store for home, school and work. As always, Google Cloud continued to introduce new resources ... more - google

Wednesday, 10 February, 2021 UTC

Discover the artist who could hear colors

If you’ve ever tried to describe colors with words, chances are you struggled to find the exact terms to convey what your eyes perceive, and you end up resorting to metaphors. In the dictionary, red is described as resembling the color of blood. Blue ... more - google

Monday, 1 February, 2021 UTC

Google Arts & Culture turns 10

Time flies when working on something you are passionate about. On this day 10 years ago, our team was beginning a 20 percent project and taking the first step toward making more art and culture more accessible. Together, with 17 cultural institutions ... more - google

Wednesday, 23 December, 2020 UTC

Google Meet and Duo help you share moments that matter

Without a doubt, 2020 was the year of video calling. And for us, that meant making sure every student, team, and family could jump on a call from any device and have a reliable, safe experience. Google Duo and Google Meet hosted over one trillion minutes ... more - google

Tuesday, 22 December, 2020 UTC

2020, finally over: Stories from Google this year

The year 2020 felt particularly sluggish—and simultaneously much, much too fast. With so many things happening in the world (and far fewer things happening in my day-to-day quarantine life), it’d be easy to forget what exactly occurred and when. So humor ... more - google

Thursday, 17 December, 2020 UTC

Shopping for a beauty product? Try it on with Google.

I’ve been doing most of my shopping online this year and it seems I’m not alone. With the holidays right around the corner, more than 73 percent of U.S. shoppers are planning to buy online. There are plenty of perks with online shopping, from the convenience ... more - google

Monday, 7 December, 2020 UTC

The latest features for Pixel owners are here

One of the best parts of Pixel is regular feature drops that make the phone better and better (and better). With the December update, even more Pixel owners will get to experience our most recent updates, along with a few new surprises. The latest and ... more - google

Thursday, 3 December, 2020 UTC

Now anyone can share their world with Street View

When people find out that I work on Street View, the first thing they ask is, "How can I drive the Street View car?" Sadly, we don’t loan out those iconic vehicles, but what if any car could become a Street View car? Better yet, what if anyone ... more - google

Tuesday, 1 December, 2020 UTC

Our scholarship to support women in gaming

An interactive experience that puts you in the shoes of a first responder. A multiplayer game that adjusts itself according to each players’ capabilities. A drone exploration passion project. These are just a few of the projects created over the past ... more - google

Tuesday, 24 November, 2020 UTC

Cómo estoy dando gracias (y manteniéndome a salvo) este Día de Acción de Gracias

Read this post in English // Blog en inglés aquí. Amo el Día de Acción de Gracias. Es un momento para estar con tus seres queridos, comer comida fabulosa y compartir recuerdos. En mi familia, mi madre siempre hizo del día festivo un momento en el que ... more - google

Monday, 23 November, 2020 UTC

“The Mandalorian” in AR? This is the way.

In a galaxy far, far away, the Mandalorian and the Child continue their journey, facing enemies and rallying allies in the tumultuous era after the collapse of the Galactic Empire. But you don’t need a tracking fob to explore the world of the hit STAR ... more - google