• How AI can help make safer baby food (and other products)

    Editor’s note: Whether you’re growing cucumbers or building your own robot arm, machine learning can help. In this guest editorial, Takeshi Ogino of Kewpie tells us how they used machine learning to ensure the quality and safety of the ingredients that go into their food products. Quality control is a challenge for most industries, but in the world of food production, it’s one of the biggest.

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  • On your mark, get set, refer!

    Last December we launched the Project Fi referral program as a way to make sharing Project Fi with friends easier. Many of our users have gone above and beyond with their efforts, sharing Project Fi with friends, online communities, and even strangers at the airport. As our way of saying thanks, today we’re launching a Fi Referral Challenge.

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  • Trusted Contacts now on iOS

    Last December on Android we introduced the Trusted Contacts app, a new way for you to let your friends and family know you’re safe. Loved ones can request your location––even if your phone is offline or you can’t get to it. You can also proactively share your location in everyday or emergency situations.

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  • Android Pay says “hola” to Spain

    If life’s all about savoring the moment, there may be nowhere that does it better than Spain. Between the culture, the food, and the people, the country has perfected the art of enjoying the present. And Android Pay is about to make that even easier to do. Today, we’re introducing ourselves to Spain, making it the 14th country with Android Pay.

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  • Making the future work for everyone

    Over the last five years, Google.org has supported nonprofits around the globe that provide underserved people with the skills and connections they need to secure new opportunities and jobs. We’ve invested in organizations building economic opportunity within their communities: from Oakland Digital, which equips low-income students with skills in graphic design and web develo ...

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  • Waze for Android Auto is here

    You asked, we heard you, and it’s official: starting today, Waze is available for Android Auto. If you have a car that supports Android Auto, you can now navigate with Waze via your vehicle’s in-car display, touch screens, steering wheel buttons, and other console-mounted controls. The power of the Waze Community will be right there in the car with you (or at least on your screen).

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  • Hands-free help for new parents

    If you're a new parent, chances are you have a lot of questions and lots of places to get information. Friends recommend books. Doctors help maintain feeding schedules. Family members give you grandma’s remedies. In the spirit of pitching in, we’ve pulled together some of the top baby-care related questions from Google Search to give new parents some much-needed help! And ...

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  • How Android and Pixel are changing the way musicians create

    If you happened to go to Google I/O this year—or tune in to the live stream—the hour leading up to the keynote featured a fun surprise: the band Parisi, filling Shoreline Amphitheatre with a wall of sound, using just four Pixel phones and modular musical instruments called ROLI BLOCKS. Parisi’s performance was powered by ROLI’s NOISE app, which launched in preview mod ...

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  • Celebrate El Clasico on Google Search

    With more than 400 million viewers worldwide, El Clasico is one of fútbol’s (or soccer here in the U.S.!) storied matches. The head-to-head challenges between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are often remembered for the glittering performances of their protagonists on the pitch—of Cruyff, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo and Zidane.

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  • Introducing an original VR video series by MLB and Daydream

    Virtual reality helps filmmakers tell stories from a new perspective, bringing you into the action. The Daydream team works directly with creators of all types—movie studios, TV networks, musicians and YouTube Creators—to help bring their awesome ideas to (virtual) reality. We’ve partnered with Major League Baseball on some exciting VR experiences for Daydream, including the MLB.

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  • Making the internet work better for everyone in Africa

    By 2034 Africa is expected to have the world’s largest working-age population of 1.1 billion—yet only 3 to 4 million jobs are created annually. That means there’s an urgent need to create opportunities for the millions of people on the continent who are creative, smart and driven to succeed. The internet, and technology as a whole, offer great opportunities for creating jobs, ...

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  • Get literary with Talks at Google

    Books can fly us to space, transport us to the Seven Kingdoms or the Underground Railroad, take us on an 11,000 mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, and teach us a thing or two about cooking. In the second installment of the “Talks at Google” Keyword series, get to know some of our favorite authors who have stopped by Google over the years: 1.

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