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The Accessibility Discovery Centre is open for collaboration
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The Accessibility Discovery Centre is open for collaboration

Have you ever tried lip-reading Mickey Mouse? Six-year-old me definitely did, but without much success. Although I was interested in the colours, the slapstick humour and the endless action, I just didn’t ‘get’ it. And for a good reason — I have been profoundly deaf since I was five years old.Mainstream entertainment took on new…

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TAG Bulletin: Q4 2022

Threat Analysis Group New Iranian APT data extraction tool As part of TAG's mission to counter serious threats to Google and our users, we've analyzed a range of persistent threats including APT35 and Charming Kitten, … Source

25 new startup recipients of the Ukraine Support Fund
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25 new startup recipients of the Ukraine Support Fund

Today, we are happy to announce the newest group of 25 recipients of the Google for Startups Ukraine Support Fund.Ukrainian entrepreneurs continue to show great motivation and dedication, even in the most difficult of circumstances. According to a recent report, Ukrainian startups tripled in combined enterprise value in 2022, growing from €3 billion to €23.3…

A Google engineer’s journey from Cairo to Warsaw
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A Google engineer’s journey from Cairo to Warsaw

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Rand El Morry, a site reliability engineer. Rand is a new Googler…

Special delivery! New Android features this holiday season
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Special delivery! New Android features this holiday season

As we use our smartwatches to get more done, Wear OS tiles make it easy to see important information at a glance. You can already use the Google Maps tile to start navigating to your home or office from anywhere. And now, we’re adding new tiles to help you get more things done from your…

New ways we’re supporting Ukraine
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New ways we’re supporting Ukraine

Providing cybersecurity assistanceThe Ukrainian government is under near-constant digital attack. That’s why shortly after the invasion, we expanded eligibility for Project Shield, our free protection against DDoS attacks, so that Ukrainian government websites and embassies worldwide could stay online and continue to offer their crucial services. Since then, we’ve continued to implement protections for users…

Google Play’s best apps and games of 2022
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Google Play’s best apps and games of 2022

The winners are in for Google Play’s Best of 2022 awards.Every year we recognize the best apps and games on Google Play and the developers who bring them to life. Their bold ideas and creativity help us reach people across all kinds of devices — from phones and watches to Chromebooks and tablets.Apps and games,…

What pivoting into tech taught Chryssa Jones
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What pivoting into tech taught Chryssa Jones

In 2017, Chryssa Jones was working as a university administrator, focused on helping underrepresented students succeed in higher education. She wanted to move into tech, but she was working full-time, raising four kids and struggling to make ends meet, so she was apprehensive — plus, she didn’t see many role models like her in the…

Teaming with the NBA Foundation to support HBCUs
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Teaming with the NBA Foundation to support HBCUs

Since its establishment in 2020, the NBA and NBA Foundation have worked to create greater economic opportunity for Black youth with programming that spans STEM education, career development and professional mentorship and networking. Their work to support HBCU students is especially inspiring. As a proud alumni of Morehouse College, I know firsthand how important these…

How Google and YouTube are investing in fact-checking
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How Google and YouTube are investing in fact-checking

Imagine you see a viral story about dolphins and swans returning to the canals of Venice. A family member sends you a story about a local politician’s colorful past. Or you read a health claim online. Are they true? How do you know? People are often unsure about what information to trust. In fact, interest…