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How Google Assistant helped me spend more time outside
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How Google Assistant helped me spend more time outside

Summer is my favorite season, and whenever it comes around, I always try to soak up as much sunshine as I can. But with my schedule, it can be tough to carve out quality outdoor time. So as we hit the end of summer in the U.S., I set a challenge for myself — to…

How a love of art and engineering led Nichole to YouTube
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How a love of art and engineering led Nichole to YouTube

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns, apprentices 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 Nichole Lasater, a software engineer at YouTube, whose background in both…

How we’re improving search results when you use quotes
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How we’re improving search results when you use quotes

In the past, we didn’t always do this because sometimes the quoted material appears in areas of a document that don’t lend themselves to creating helpful snippets. For example, a word or phrase might appear in the menu item of a page, where you’d navigate to different sections of the site. Creating a snippet around…

4 ways to use Touch to Search on Chrome
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4 ways to use Touch to Search on Chrome

3. Tap or hold down to get results.When we say “press” on words, that means you can usually tap or hold-down on words to activate Touch to Search, so it’s simple for you to search in context. Recently, we standardized what happens when you tap and when you hold down, so you’ll get the same…

Googlers for climate: meet Lisa Arendt
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Googlers for climate: meet Lisa Arendt

Based in Zürich, Lisa is Product Partnerships Manager for Maps. She helps partners to integrate their charging station locations into Google Maps, which makes recharging as seamless as possible for e-drivers.And by seamless, she means that charging should be as easy, safe and reliable as it is with petrol- or diesel-powered cars.She grew up in…

Supporting Asian-owned businesses in your community
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Supporting Asian-owned businesses in your community

Building up Asian-owned businesses’ digital skillsOver the past few years, Grow with Google has partnered with the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) to help Asian-owned small businesses grow. To date, we’ve helped more than 20,000 Asian-owned businesses expand their digital skills through workshops focusing on topics like e-commerce tools, design thinking for…

Simplifying measurement with the Google tag
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Simplifying measurement with the Google tag

Evolving with your measurement needsTo help you keep pace with industry changes, we've centralized our tagging solutions with Google Tag Manager, an enterprise tag management system, and the global site tag (gtag.js), which lets advertisers send event data to Google Analytics, Google Ads and Google Marketing Platform. But we’ve heard from you that tagging is…

Use your favorite education tools in Classroom with add-ons
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Use your favorite education tools in Classroom with add-ons

We know that educators have go-to digital tools to make their lessons more engaging. But with that comes the challenges of managing multiple accounts and passwords, helping students navigate other websites, and handling grading on different platforms. Now, educators will be able to easily find, add, use and grade content from popular EdTech tools, right…

This Global Tiger Day, visit tiger.day to help protect these big cats
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This Global Tiger Day, visit tiger.day to help protect these big cats

July 29 is Global Tiger Day, a celebration of the majestic big cats that play a critical role on our planet and serve as cultural and spiritual icons for millions of people. Tigers are influential predators, key to maintaining healthy ecosystems that supply both people and the environment with fresh water, food and health.Global Tiger…

These Lionesses have byte – could analytics help them lift the trophy?
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These Lionesses have byte – could analytics help them lift the trophy?

On Sunday, England will face Germany in the final act of this summer’s tournament—one that has pitted the top teams from across Europe against one another, and inspired a generation.It will take grit, determination and a stunning backheel here or there for England to win. But technology plays a part too. The Football Association’s partnership…