January 18th | The Emoji Map

The Kirin Brewery company in Japan has created a fun interactive map which consists entirely of user submitted emojis. The map allows users to show how they feel about a […]

January 18th | A virtual trek through Petra with Google Cardboard

Last year, we launched a virtual tour of Petra and more than 30 historical sites across Jordan in Google Street View. The interactive Maps experience took visitors on an intimate […]

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Silence speaks louder than words when finding malware

In Android Security, we’re constantly working to better understand how to make Android devices operate more smoothly and securely. One security solution included on all devices with Google Play is […]

Mapping the Skyscrapers of New York

Ten and Taller is a new interactive map of all Manhattan buildings, built between 1874 and 1901, which are at least ten stories tall. The map includes information on all […]

Making Google+ work better for you

For the past few years, we’ve been doing a lot of listening on the Google+ team, and we’ve learned a lot. Listening to your feedback inspired us to introduce a […]

Webcams of the World

Today I’ve viewed the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Colosseum in Rome and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. All before breakfast and all from the comfort of my […]

Zurich calling – Expanding our European tech hub

The future of research and development for Google in Europe may well lie in Zurich. Currently housing over 2,000 Googlers from 75 countries, this winter we’ve expanded our presence along […]

Animating Wave & Swell Forecasts

The global weather map VentuSky has a new animated wave layer which visualizes the movement of waves in the oceans & seas across the world. Ventusky’s new animated wind layer […]

Why NATO isn’t Obsolete

Over the weekend Donald Trump called NATO obsolete. In this regard his views seem eerily similar to Vladimir Putin’s. It’s almost as if the President-elect’s foreign policy was designed to […]


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