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Take a look at this Easter Bunny NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Week, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Albrecht Dürer's masterpiece the Hare is a favourite Easter image, and today it serves as a model for chocolate bunnies. The Google Cultural Institute is celebrating this season by today releasing a gigapixel image of the Hare. Gigapixel images...
Visiting Marseille’s unbeaten tracks NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Have you ever visited a city and wished that a local could share their insider secrets? Wouldn’t it be even better to be able to put on your headphones and listen to their advice while strolling? In France, together with Marseille radio journal...
Improving our data centre energy performance NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
At Google we’re obsessed with building energy efficient data centers. Our facilities use 50% less energy than most other data centers, and we’re pushing ourselves to become even more efficient. As part of this effort, our main European d...
Bringing the Dutch constitution online NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Some documents are drilled deep into the fibre of country’s identity, but few citizens actually get to see the originals. In the Netherlands, the 1814 Constitution turned the country into a constitutional monarch and is considered to be the ba...
Boosting innovative government in an innovative country NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Israel is known as the ‘start-up nation’. Its private sector is one of the world’s most innovative and Internet-savvy. We’ve recently signed an agreement with the Israeli government to encourage adoption of pro-innovation publ...
Launching a MOOC for data journalism NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Mass open online education courses - MOOCS - are transforming education. We’re working with the European Journalism Centre to bring journalism education online, offering a free web data journalism course ‘Doing Journalism with Data: First...
Bringing the Opéra to the Cultural Institute NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
For the first time, the Google Cultural Institute has been given ‘access all areas’ to one of the world’s most famous Opera Houses: the Palais Garnier in Paris, the setting for The Phantom of the Opera.Our indoor Street View image...
Combating online hate speech NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 4 Weeks, 9 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
From homophobia and racism to political and religious extremism, “hate speech” on the Internet is raising concern. YouTube and other Google products such as G+ have strong Community Guidelines and offer effective tools, featured in the be...
A kingdom of YouTube: Saudi Arabia NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Think “Saudi Arabia,” and one thing probably comes to mind - oil. But the desert kingdom is also remarkable for another reason - its love of YouTube. In 2013, the average Saudi Internet user watched three times as many videos per day as t...
Defending digital freedom with Index On Censorship NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 3 Days, 6 Minutes ago
It’s not always that a private corporation and a civil rights NGO see eye to eye on key issues. But this is the case for Google and Index on Censorship.For the fourth year in a row, we worked with Index on its annual awards event, which took pl...
Partnering in Belgium to create a capital of culture NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
The Belgian city of Mons becomes a European capital of culture next year, ushering in 12 months of festivities. One of Google’s two major European data centers is located just down the road from the city, making us a major local investor and e...
Working with news publishers in Madrid NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
High-quality content is important to the web and we are committed to working with publishers to ensure that readers find their content. Our Publisher Advisory Council, bringing together our advertising and product teams with top media executives, m...
Apply now to explore our digital policy future NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
The Internet has generated a series of new opportunities and issues for policymakers, impacting everything from copyright to competition. As a company that started out in academia, we’ve long supported some of the world’s best computer s...
First time for everything at Cultural Institute NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Today we’re celebrating a series of "firsts" at our Cultural Institute - our first Nigerian partner, our first Pakistani partner, and our first Native American partner.Nigeria's Pan-Atlantic University is presenting its collection of rare histo...
Driving data-driven innovation at CeBIT NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
CeBIT is the worlds biggest IT-fair, attracting world leaders to make an annual pilgrimage to the Hannover Fair Grounds. This year, UK Prime Minister David Cameron joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the opening event. We came to advance the...
Participating in the EU’s Innovation Summit NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 39 Minutes ago
I’m excited to be traveling to Brussels this week to attend the European Union’s flagship innovation summit. Under the patronage of European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, the Convention will gather more than 2000 innovators,...
Competing for the values of net sportsmanship NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Real Madrid is one of the world’s great athletic clubs. In addition to winning football and basketball championships, it is keen to promote sportsmanship, on and off the field. We worked with the club’s foundation to run a competition ca...
Awarding innovative work in data journalism NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
For the past two years, we have supported the Global Editors Network(GEN) Data Journalism Awards. The third edition is now open to submissions on the GEN website until April 4. Work may be submitted for any media platform, but must be published or b...
Curbing patent trolling in Europe NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Last September, we joined a coalition of European and U.S. companies and associations in an open letter applauding Europe’s move toward a Unitary Patent System. Today, we’re releasing another letter with an expanded coalition.We are...
Become a cartographer: help us improve Europe's maps NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Months, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Maps are no longer static paper records, but living, breathing representations of our world. Places around us are constantly changing — while mountains don’t move, roads are rerouted, homes are built, shops open and close. Many times, the...