Portrait mode on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones

Posted by Marc Levoy, Principal Engineer and Yael Pritch, Software Engineer Portrait mode, a major feature of the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, allows anyone to take professional-looking shallow depth-of-field images. This feature helped both devices earn DxO’s highest mobile camera ranking, and works with both the rear-facing and front-facing cameras, even […]

Portrait mode on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones

Posted by Marc Levoy, Principal Engineer and Yael Pritch, Software Engineer Portrait mode, a major feature of the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, allows anyone to take professional-looking shallow depth-of-field images. This feature helped both devices earn DxO’s highest mobile camera ranking, and works with both the rear-facing and front-facing cameras, even […]

Grow your ad revenue and get your website into shape for the holiday season

The holiday season is the busiest time of every year, with shoppers out in full force to gather gifts, round up their decorations, and treat themselves to something special. Last year’s Black Friday set a new record with over $3 billion in online sales, representing a huge opportunity for advertisers and publishers. To make the […]

Introducing Android Instant Apps SDK 1.1

Jichao Li, Software Engineer; Shobana Ravi, Software Engineer Since our public launch at Google I/O, we’ve been working hard to improve the developer experience of building instant apps. Today, we’re excited to announce availability of the Android Instant Apps SDK 1.1 with some highly-requested features such as improved NDK support, configuration APKs for binary size […]

The importance of site-wide tagging for accurate conversion measurement

Measurement is foundational to digital marketing. Heading into the holidays, it’s more important than ever to make sure all of your online sales, reservations and leads are measured accurately. To that end, we wanted to bring an important update to your attention: The recent introduction of Intelligent Tracking Prevention affects conversion measurement on Safari. It’s […]

A nova experiência do AdWords já está disponível para todos

Quando Como começar a usar Para conhecer a nova experiência, faça o tour guiado. Para você encontrar o que está procurando, nossos vídeos de “como fazer” ajudam na sua navegação, e a Central de Ajuda do AdWords foi atualizada com todos os recursos mais recentes. Confira também nossas recomendações e dicas no guia de práticas […]

The new AdWords experience is now available to everyone

When we first announced the rollout of the new AdWords experience, our goal was simple: to introduce a faster and more intuitive AdWords that’s focused on helping you reach your business goals. Starting today, the new AdWords experience is available to all advertisers. Get more done, faster First, you’ll notice that your account pages load […]

TensorFlow Lattice: Flexibility Empowered by Prior Knowledge

Posted by Maya Gupta, Research Scientist, Jan Pfeifer, Software Engineer and Seungil You, Software Engineer (Cross-posted on the Google Open Source Blog) Machine learning has made huge advances in many applications including natural language processing, computer vision and recommendation systems by capturing complex input/output relationships using highly flexible models. However, a remaining challenge is problems […]

Google Fiber celebrates its first ‘Fiberversary’ in Morrisville

This fall we celebrated our first year in service of customers in the Town of Morrisville, right in the heart of the Triangle.  This ‘Fiberversary’ was a chance for our team to say thanks to the folks who got us started, and celebrate with 10 days of events to show our appreciation. From rock climbing […]