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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Google says current laws underpinning digital evidence gathering are outdated, proposes new legal framework for cross-border data handling   —  Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a speech Kent delivered today at The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
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

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