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Urs Hölzle / The Keyword:
Google announces that its total purchase of renewable energy exceeded the amount of electricity used by its global operations, including offices, data centers   —  A little over a year ago, we announced that we were on track to purchase enough renewable energy to match all the electricity we consumed over the next year.
Apr 4, 2018, 9:10 AMIn context
Michael D. Francois / The Keyword:
Google announces its investment in the Japan-Guam-Australia (JGA) Cable System to boost cloud performance between Australia and Southeast Asia   —  Earlier this year, we announced that we are expanding our global infrastructure with new regions and subsea cables, advancing our ability to connect …
Apr 4, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
David Radcliffe / The Keyword:
Google confirms it purchased Manhattan Chelsea Market building for $2.4B, says there will be “little or no impact” on current operations   —  It's been 18 years since Google NYC first established our single-person sales “office” in a Starbucks on 86th St. After moving from 86th St …
Mar 20, 2018, 11:37 AMIn context
Jim Albrecht / The Keyword:
Google debuts Subscribe with Google, which lets users buy subscriptions to news sites using Google Accounts and access them from apps, sites, and search results   —  If you've ever subscribed to a news site, you know that it can sometimes be an onerous task.  This isn't the publisher's fault, it's just the way websites work.
Mar 20, 2018, 11:28 AMIn context
Brad Abrams / The Keyword:
Google updates Assistant with better media playback, subscriptions for Actions, and lets third-party vendors add custom Assistant commands to their devices   —  While I typically use my Google Assistant to play music, control my lights and set timers, it's easy to dream about what else could be possible …
Mar 9, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Aakash Sahney / The Keyword:
Google announces AMP for Email, with Gmail developer preview available today, to make emails more interactive with content like appointments and questionnaires   —  For the past few years, we've worked to make mobile pages load faster through an open-source framework called Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP).
Feb 13, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Eric Zimmerman / The Keyword:
Google begins rolling out ability to book flights and hotels directly from search results   —  Planning a trip involves lots of searching for flights, hotels, things to do, itineraries and more.  The process is often cumbersome because we have to use multiple tools to gather everything we need—especially on a mobile phone.
Feb 6, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Jon Krafcik / The Keyword:
Google now lets users mute ads that remind them to revisit sites to make a purchase, expands muting to work across devices and on more partner apps and sites   —  In 2012, we introduced “Mute This Ad” to enable you to block an ad that you don't want to see.  The momentum we've seen with this tool is really encouraging.
Jan 25, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Ben Treynor Sloss / The Keyword:
Google plans to build three new undersea fiber optic cables and add five new cloud regions in Montreal, Netherlands, Los Angeles, Finland, and Hong Kong   —  At Google, we've spent $30 billion improving our infrastructure over three years, and we're not done yet.
Jan 16, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Pali Bhat / The Keyword:
Google consolidates its payment offerings, including Android Pay and Google Wallet, under a single brand: Google Pay   —  If you've ever paid for groceries with Android Pay, used Chrome to automatically fill in your payment info, or purchased an app on Google Play, then you've already experienced …
Jan 8, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context

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