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Rick Osterloh / The Keyword:
Google signs agreement with HTC that includes HTC talent and non-exclusive license for HTC intellectual property   —  About a year and a half ago, I joined Google to pursue my dream job to create compelling hardware products, built with Google's smarts at their core.
Sep 20, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Birkan Icacan / Google:
Google updates G Suite with collaborative features including ability to give and accept suggestions from mobile devices, better search, more   —  Getting people on the same page for a project can be tough.  It requires managing a ton of opinions and suggestions.
Aug 16, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Alan Ni / Google:
Gboard for iPhone adds support for drawing, and sending links to Maps and YouTube videos   —  To all the Gboard fans out there: we're adding some clutch additions to your favorite keyboard companion.  Now with a tap of the G button, you'll have access to both Maps and YouTube …
Jul 31, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Yossi Matias / Google:
Google adds SOS Alerts in Search and Maps to provide users with information in a crisis   —  In times of crisis, access to timely, actionable information is crucial.  Working alongside trained responders and volunteers on the ground, technology plays a vital role in providing information …
Jul 25, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
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

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