Google decides on Nougat as the tastiest name for the next version of Android
“While I can't confirm whether Google named its new operating system after a cat, I will say that we campaigned hard for the name Android Nougat and are pleased with the results,” Goode told Recode. “I asked Nougat for comment as well, but he's napping ...
Google is revealing Android N's name today on Snapchat because it's 2016
Google's Next Version of Android Will Be Called Nougat
Google reveals Android N is named Nougat
Google Calendar is down, everyone go home [Updated]
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Yep, it's not just you: Google Calendar appears to be down and has been since 9:47AM ET, according to Google's App Status Dashboard. Try going to Google Calendar now and you'll likely be greeted with a blank page, or a server error page that tells you ...
Google Calendar experienced a widespread outage
Google Calendar Access Is Disrupted
Google Calendar is down: Server Error (Update: Fixed)
At Google, women and minorities still lag
SAN FRANCISCO — Google, which two years ago publicly addressed the gender and racial imbalance in the tech industry by disclosing the demographics of its workforce, says it's making slow progress in diversifying its staff, which is still mostly made ...
Google's Diversity Efforts Show Scant Progress
Google's workplace-diversity efforts still show little progress
Google offices in Spain raided in tax investigation
Google insisted it pays all taxes it owes in Spain. A spokesman said: "We comply with Spanish tax laws just as we do in all countries where we operate. We are co-operating with the authorities in Spain in order to answer all their questions, as always.".
Police raid Google's offices in Spain
Spanish tax investigators raid Google's Madrid offices
Spanish Tax Authorities Investigate Google
Google is working on a virtual reality version of Chrome for Android devices
Google wants the entirety of the internet to be explorable in virtual reality, and it's started using its mobile Chrome browser to make that happen. The latest beta and developer versions of Chrome for Android include support for the open source WebVR ...
Google Chrome in '3D'? A VR Cardboard app may make it so
eBay is working with Google to load shopping pages faster
EBay wants its mobile shopping to be fast — and it is turning to Google for a boost. The e-retailer announced on Thursday it will start working with Google AMP, the search giant's open source initiative to load mobile websites quickly. EBay said pages ...
Here Is Why Google Is Buying a Crazy Amount of Clean Energy
With this latest deal, Google now has purchased over 2.5 gigawatts of clean energy from around the world to help power its infrastructure that runs its computing services like search, advertising, and cloud computing. That's the same amount of energy ...
Google buys output from two new Nordic wind farms
Norwegian wind will power Google's data centers
Google buys 12 years of electricity from yet-to-be built wind farm
Google Just Plugged Into Japan With Its Own Undersea Cable
This week, a new undersea fiber-optic cable funded by Google and a consortium of Asian telecommunications companies went online. Dubbed Faster, the cable stretches about 5,600 miles from Oregon to two landing points in Japan. It's the fastest, highest ...
Google launches giant undersea internet cable
Google's underwater internet cable connecting US, Japan is going live
Google and five telecoms start using 60Tbps undersea cable
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Google Maps for Android now lets you navigate to multiple destinations on a single trip
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Google is rolling out a clever new feature on its Maps app for Android, which lets you add multiple waypoints en route to your destination for easier navigation. When you fire up the app and search for a location, tapping the options button (the one ...
Google Maps Adds Multiple Destination Directions, Timeline Notes to Android
Google Maps now lets you plot multiple stops ahead of your trip
Google Maps now lets you add multiple stops to your trip
Obama Recruits Goldman, Google to Help Refugees Fleeing Wars
Alphabet's Google will provide consulting and technology to nonprofits the company says will help more than 1 million refugees worldwide access information and education this year. “We are thrilled to be part of this partnership, and to see the White ...