Never miss your stop again – with step-by-step directions in transit navigation

Traveling on a bus or train is the time for you to do your best music-listening, news-reading, and social-media scrolling … as long as you don’t miss your stop. A new feature on Google Maps for Android keeps you on track with departure times, ETAs and a notification that tell you when to transfer or […]

Google Code-in is breaking records

It’s been an incredible (and incredibly busy!) three weeks for the 25 mentor organizations participating in Google Code-in (GCI) 2017, our seven week global contest designed to introduce teens to open source software development. Participants complete bite sized “tasks” in topics that include coding, documentation, UI/UX, quality assurance and more. Volunteer mentors from each open […]

Three tips for peak Cloud Load Balancing performance

By Colt McAnlis, Developer Advocate The backbone of any modern, cloud-native application is a flexible, powerful load balancing system, which allows requests to come to a single location, and scatters them appropriately to waiting worker VMs. Coupled with an auto-scaler, a load balancer can also help your applications adapt to sudden spikes in traffic. If […]

News Lab in 2017: the year in review

In the news and technology communities, the collective sense of urgency about the future of journalism reached new heights this year. Never before has the press been so important—or so under threat. Technology and platforms like the ones Google has built present extraordinary opportunities to strengthen journalism, but they require newsrooms and tech companies working […]

Update Google Calendar resources using the Calendar Resource APIs

We recently introduced the new Google Calendar experience on the web, including the ability to add more structured data about your buildings and resources. We’re now making it easier to add and edit that information with updates to the existing Calendar Resources API, as well as adding two new APIs: Buildings and Features. G Suite […]

Solution: Integrating on-premises storage with Google Cloud using an Avere vFXT

By Adrian Graham, Cloud Solutions Architect Running compute workloads on the cloud can be a powerful way to leverage the massive resources available on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Some workloads, such as 3D rendering or HPC simulations, rely on large datasets to complete individual tasks. This isn’t a problem when running jobs on-premises, but how […]

Blogpost: Mit KI neue Planeten entdecken!

Bereits seit Jahrhunderten beobachten Menschen nun schon die Sterne, studieren sie und versuchen, Muster darin zu erkennen. Einige der ersten Himmelsobjekte, die frühe Astronomen entdeckten, waren sogenannte „Wandelsterne“, aus dem Griechischen „planētai“. Ihren Namen verdankten diese Objekte der Tatsache, dass sie sich scheinbar ungleichmäßig über den Nachthimmel bewegten. Die Beobachtung der Sterne und die Durchführung […]