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Jason Toff / Google:
Google debuts Blocks, a free VR app for creating 3D objects, available on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive   —  Today, it takes complex software and a specific skillset to create compelling VR and AR experiences.  That software also requires building 3D objects on a 2D screen—something our brains aren't wired to do.
Jul 6, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Eileen Naughton / Google:
Google hires ex-Intel VP Danielle Brown as VP of Diversity, says 20% of tech employees are now women, 1% are black, 39% are Asian, 53% are white   —  Since 2014, when we first released data on Google's racial and gender makeup, we've taken steps to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce.
Jun 29, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Kent Walker / Google:
Google says it “respectfully disagrees” with the EU Commission's decision and will review it in detail as it considers an appeal   —  When you shop online, you want to find the products you're looking for quickly and easily.  And advertisers want to promote those same products.
Jun 27, 2017, 6:35 AMIn context
Kent Walker / Google:
Google says current laws underpinning digital evidence gathering are outdated, proposes new legal framework for cross-border data handling   —  Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a speech Kent delivered today at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Jun 22, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Kent Walker / Google:
Google's new anti-extremist steps: targeted AI algo training, more content flaggers, no inflammatory video monetization, ads targeting potential ISIS recruits   —  Editor's Note: This post appeared as an op-ed in the Financial Times earlier today.  —  Terrorism is an attack on open societies …
Jun 18, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Eileen Naughton / Google:
Google reveals its pay methodology to defend compensation practices, says there's no gender pay gap, and its means of suggesting pay amount is “blind” to gender   —  Pay equity is a huge issue, not just for Silicon Valley companies, but across every industry in every country.
Apr 11, 2017, 8:35 AMIn context
Jamie Rosenberg / Google:
Google announces PAX, an Android patent licensing initiative that's free to join, with Samsung, LG, Foxconn, others participating with total of 230K+ patents   —  In Latin, the word pax means “peace.”  In the world of intellectual property, patent peace often coincides with innovation and healthy competition that benefit consumers.
Apr 3, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Alan Ni / Google:
Google updates Gboard for iPhone with support for voice typing, 15 new languages, Google Doodles, and iOS 10 emoji   —  In May 2016, you first met Gboard, our app that let you search and send information, GIFs, emoji and more, right from your keyboard.  In July, Gboard went global.
Feb 23, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Gummi Hafsteinsson / Google:
Google adds support to Home for Belkin's WeMo and Honeywell devices, says Assistant on Pixel will soon be able to control smart devices   —  Connecting your Google Assistant on Google Home to other devices around your house can simplify your day and help you get more done.
Jan 24, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Thushan Amarasiriwardena / Google:
Google updates kid-focused animation app Toontastic with 3D graphics, available for free on iOS and Android today   —  Today's digital devices and tools offer amazing opportunities for kids to imagine, invent and explore with technology—and perhaps most important of all, have fun!
Jan 12, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Helping homeless parents forge their futures  —  Meet the Detroit nonprofit that's inspiring employees through on-the-job education and training.
eero:
“The eero Beacon is the perfect addition to its family of products”  —  See what TechCrunch had to say about the 2nd generation of eero WiFi systems.
Zoho:
Zoho partners with LinkedIn to bring Sales Navigator to Zoho CRM  —  Twenty-eight percent of sales reps and business development professionals are using social selling tools 3-5 hours per week, with over 20% spending 5-10 hours per week.
Vantiv:
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Worldpay:
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