Year in Search: To infinity and beyond

The solar system had its shining moment this year, according to our annual Year in Search. From questions about the solar eclipse to the end of the Cassini spacecraft’s exploration of Saturn, the galaxy turned to Google Search for answers to out-of-this-world questions. Here’s a look at some of the trending searches about space in […]

Greetings from North Pole Operations! All systems go!

By Merry, Chief Information Elf, North Pole Hi there! I’m Merry, Santa’s CIE (Chief Information Elf), responsible for making sure computers help us deliver joy to the world each Christmas. My elf colleagues are really busy getting ready for the big day (or should I say night?), but this year, my team has things under […]

My Path to Google: Hee Jung Ryu, Senior Software Engineer, Google Research

Welcome to the 16th installment of our blog series “My Path to Google.” These are real stories from Googlers, interns, and alumni highlighting 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 Hee Jung Ryu. Read on! Can you […]

Evaluation of Speech for the Google Assistant

Posted by Enrique Alfonseca, Staff Research Scientist, Google Assistant Voice interactions with technology are becoming a key part of our lives — from asking your phone for traffic conditions to work to using a smart device at home to turn on the lights or play music. The Google Assistant is designed to provide help and […]

12 things you may have missed from Google this year

It’s been a busy year, from our second generation of Made by Google hardware, to our efforts to create more opportunity for everyone. But before we head into the new year, we’re taking a look at a few things you may have missed in 2017. Here are 12 things that caught our attention: 1. From […]

Say hello to our third round of Jump Start creators

Jump is Google’s platform for professional VR video capture. It combines high-quality VR cameras and automated stitching that simplifies VR video production and helps filmmakers create amazing content. We launched the Jump Start program so that creators of all backgrounds can get access to Jump cameras and bring their ideas for VR video projects to life. We’re wrapping […]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for AdWords Success

With 2018 only weeks away, our team compiled a few AdWords New Year’s resolutions for you to consider. 1. I will try out new AdWords innovations.The new AdWords experience is packed with new features like promotion extensions and ad variations that have helped advertisers improve performance. For example, Torrid saw a 30% lift in conversion […]

Introducing the new Webmaster Video Series

Google has a broad range of resources to help you better understand your website and improve its performance. This Webmaster Central Blog, the Help Center, the Webmaster forum, and the recently released Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Starter Guide are just a few. We also have a YouTube channel, for answers to your questions in video […]