• A personal Google, just for you

      When Google was founded, there were about 300 million people using the Internet. The vast majority of them were sitting at desktop computers and looking for answers that came in the form of blue links. Today, the Internet community is closer to 3 billion people, and you’re searching for all kinds of help everywhere — from your cars and your classrooms, to your homes, to the p ...

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    • Found in translation: More accurate, fluent sentences in Google Translate

      In 10 years, Google Translate has gone from supporting just a few languages to 103, connecting strangers, reaching across language barriers and even helping people find love. At the start, we pioneered large-scale statistical machine translation, which uses statistical models to translate text. Today, we’re introducing the next step in making Google Translate even better: Neu ...

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    • Google Cloud at RSNA: engaging with the medical imaging community

      Medical imaging is a critical pillar of modern healthcare: It's estimated that more than 300 million advanced imaging procedures are performed a year, and the majority of medical interventions require some type of imaging for diagnostic purposes. Next to genomics, medical images are one of the fastest growing data sources in the healthcare space.

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  • Freedom of data movement in the cloud era

    In January, we joined an amicus brief with other technology companies in a case pending before the Supreme Court involving Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice. The companies that joined the brief argue that Congress must act to resolve the complicated policy questions raised by the case, as Congress is best-suited to weigh the important interests of law enforcement, ...

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  • Making an Impact in Pittsburgh

    When we announced the Grow with Google initiative last October at our Pittsburgh office, we gave the city’s nonprofit organizations a challenge: come up with a bold idea to create lasting economic impact in your community, and Google.org will provide a grant to make that idea a reality. Since then, more than 90 nonprofit organizations submitted proposals to spur economic opp ...

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  • Google Pixel earns Android enterprise seal of approval

    With Pixel 2, we set out to make a mobile experience that is smart, simple, and secure, with a great camera, the Google Assistant to help you get more done, long battery life, and much more. We’ve seen a great response from consumers, and we’ve also gotten fantastic reviews from businesses, employees, and industry analysts for the security and productivity features built into Pixel 2.

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  • Google.org and StoryWeaver feed a hunger for reading

    Today is International Mother Language Day which celebrates languages from around the world. More than 40% of the world’s children don’t have access to education materials in a language they understand. So to help close those gaps, we’re continuing our support of nonprofit organizations like Pratham Books. Since 2013, Google.

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  • Say hello to a better way to pay, by Google

    Fast, simple checkout. Easy access to rewards and offers. One spot for purchases, passes, and payment methods. All of these are ways we’ve been working to make paying safer and easier for everyone, everywhere. And you can make the most of these features with the new Google Pay app for Android. The app, which begins rolling out today, is just one part of everything we’ve got planned.

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  • New and expanding locations across America

    Our goal is to ensure that information serves everyone, not just a few. To do this, we want to hire people to develop our products in the widest possible range of locations, around the world and throughout the United States. We opened our first office outside California in 2000. Now Google has offices and data centers in 21 states in the U.

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  • Go behind the scenes of “Isle of Dogs” with Pixel

    "Isle of Dogs" tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies to Trash Island in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots.

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  • Happy Holidays from Project Fi

    ‘Twas four weeks before New Year’s, when all through the land, Project Fi subscribers were chatting, Pixel or Nexus in hand As they bustled about in their holiday scurry, Multiple networks had them covered, there was no need to worry With data credits racked up, bills charged very rationally, There’s savings to fill stockings and take trips with Fi internationally.

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  • Android Pay Comes to Ireland

    Whether you’re doing your daily shopping or heading for a night out, your Android phone is all you need as you walk out the door — thanks to Android Pay. Starting today, Android Pay is available in Ireland, helping you pay simply and securely with your Android phone. You will be able to use Android Pay at thousands of retail locations throughout Ireland that accept contactless payments.

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  • Take a virtual tour of New York City’s iconic holiday windows

    Ice skating bunny rabbits, Santa’s high tech command center, couture cotton candy dresses, the characters of “South Park” — these are just some of the wonders awaiting visitors to New York City’s magical holiday window displays. Each year, more than 5 million people travel to Manhattan during the holiday season.

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  • Impact and adventure: revisiting France's Google Impact Challenge

    Last year Google.org 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.

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