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A growth engine for European Business NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 14 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
"In Sweden, it's important to wear nice socks," Marc Verschueren explained in Brussels last week, "because when you visit someone's house, you take your shoes off." That single cultural insight spawned a business that has made colourful socks cool in...
Google is a growth engine for European business NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Week, 12 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Last month I got an email from a proud daughter in the UK whose mother Tricia Cusden used Google tools to launch a makeup business called Look Fabulous Forever. She used Search to find suppliers; she built a following using YouTube to show older wome...
News Impact Summit on tour in Europe NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Week, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
From the carved stone tablet to today’s touchscreen devices, the ways in which people consume journalism have evolved as technology has advanced. So too have the ways in which journalists practice their craft - a mobile device can be used to co...
SMEs in the Digital Single Market: Europe’s Growth Engine NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
From farmers to florists, clockmakers to cheesemakers, accountants to antique shops, the web is powering the growth of small businesses across Europe. Entrepreneurs today find their customers online and export their products and services around the g...
Privacy, security, surveillance: getting it right is important NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Whilst visiting Bavaria for the Munich Security Conference, Rachel Whetstone, Senior Vice President Communications and Public Policy at Google, gave a speech at the Bavarian Parliament about Google's views on surveillance, security and privacy. The f...
On Valentine's Day, A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Wondering how to share your love tomorrow, on Valentine’s Day? Sometimes an image speaks louder than a thousand words... To celebrate Valentine’s Day this weekend, the Google Cultural Institute team have gathered dozens of masterpieces on...
Visit the Bolshoi Theatre with the Google Cultural Institute NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Every year, thousands of people from around the world visit Moscow’s historic Bolshoi Theatre to see a performance by the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet, or watch an opera by composers like Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev. Now, thank...
Take a Security Checkup on Safer Internet Day NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Online security is on everyone’s mind these days. According to a recent Gallup poll, more people are worried about their online accounts being hacked than having their home broken into.Security has always been a top priority for Google. Our Sa...
Remembering 70 years since Auschwitz's liberation NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
It was the end of one of the worst chapters in human history - the Soviet Army’s liberation 70 years ago of the notorious Nazi death camp Auschwitz on January 27, 1945. Today, starting at 15:30 CET, the Auschwitz Museum is live streaming on You...
Bringing some of the best of Belgium to Street View NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
hroughout the world, our Google Street View special collects allow users anywhere, on their mobile devices or computers, to see the world’s great sites. We’ve now just added some of the best of Belgium to the collection. Stroll through th...
Launching voices of the Mediterranean NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Minutes ago
The Mediterranean Sea is the cradle of Western civilization - but all too often today is seen as an area of conflict. Together with the Voces Fondation, we are today launching a project designed to promote the development of a Mediterranean as a comm...
Entrepreneurial Spirit: Happy Socks and Angry Birds NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 16 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
At a Lisbon Council event in Brussels, David Drummond, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer, today argued that there is no limit to entrepreneurial spirit - and that Europe is generating more Internet success stories...
Driving into the future with European partners NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Since we revealed our plans last May to build fully self-driving vehicles for testing and learning, we’ve been working on different prototypes. We’ve now put all those systems together into a fully functional vehicle which we discussed re...
Lighting up Google Maps with the aurora borealis NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Nature’s greatest light show has come to Google Maps for the first time. Starting today, armchair arctic explorers, science lovers and curious observers will be able to explore the Northern Lights in Finland right from Google Maps.Northern Ligh...
Hallo, hola, olá to a new powerful Google Translate app NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Often the hardest part of traveling is navigating the local language. If you've ever asked for "pain" in Paris and gotten funny looks, confused "embarazada" with "embarrassed" in Mexico, or stumbled over pronunciation pretty much anywhere, you know t...
Hacking against Ebola NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Like other epidemics, Ebola creates panic, dangerous rumors and unverified facts. Journalists must be prepared, yet unfortunately they often lack the necessary resources and tools that match the responsibility to inform local communities. To help fi...
Promoting sportsmanship on the field - and on the net NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
In football, a red card means expulsion from the game. On the Internet, what would a red card resemble? This week, we launched a contest here in Belgium with the Mons Football Club youth clubs to help find out.Why Belgium and why Mons? One of our two...
Ho Ho Ho! Track Santa around the world with Santa Tracker NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
After 23 days of preparation, the elves are finally ready for Santa’s annual journey around the globe. They’ve taught each other how to say "Santa Claus" in Swedish, guided their friends through mazes with code, brushed up on their geogr...
New numbers and a new look for our Transparency Report NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
We launched the Transparency Report in 2010 to show how laws and policies affect access to information online, including law enforcement orders for user data and government requests to remove information. Since then, many other companies have launche...
Life in the fast lane: lane guidance for drivers in Google Maps NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Over the holiday season, if you’re driving back home to see family, or meeting up with friends, you can get where you want to go quickly and easily using voice-guided navigation in Google Maps — now with helpful lane guidance for highways...