Google Code-in 2017: more is merrier!

Google Code-in (GCI), our contest introducing 13-17 year olds to open source software development, wrapped up last month with jaw-dropping numbers: 3,555 students from 78 countries completed an impressive 16,468 tasks! That’s 265% more students than last year – the previous high during the 7 year contest! These students spent 7 weeks working online with […]

The thing is . . . Cloud IoT Core is now generally available

By Indranil Chakraborty, Product Manager, Google Cloud  Today, we’re excited to announce that Cloud IoT Core, our fully managed service to help securely connect and manage IoT devices at scale, is now generally available. With Cloud IoT Core, you can easily connect and centrally manage millions of globally dispersed connected devices. When used as part […]

Building robots and future STEM careers with Balga kids

Computer science and robotics can lead to a world of opportunities. But you don’t have to just be interested in them to make the most of them – Google, for example, employs lots of people who come from all kinds of backgrounds: people who love everything from music, to medicine, to motors! At Google, of […]

More than just a way to pay: the new Google Pay app arrives Down Under

Fast, simple checkout. Easy access to rewards and offers. One spot for purchases, passes, and payment methods. All of these are ways we’ve been working to make paying safer and easier for everyone, everywhere. And you can make the most of these features with the new Google Pay app for Android. 

It’s time to turn up the music: Watch The BRITs LIVE with Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, Stormzy, and Justin Timberlake on YouTube

Do you remember the BRITs, where Ed Sheeran famously brought Stormzy out to perform, Adele showed us that she doesn’t like being rushed, and Ginger Spice unveiled her iconic Union Jack dress? It’s almost time for the action to begin again as the excitement of The BRIT Awards 2018 is almost upon us. What memorable […]

Meet a Googler: Peta-Gay Clarke, Community Manager, Code Next

This week we partnered with Accelerate with Google, a platform that levels the playing field for people with unequal access to technology and economic opportunity, to share how Peta began working at Google and what continues to inspire her everyday. Photo credit: Olayinka Ajakaiye How long have you been at Google?2 years and 6 months […]