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Hacking for EU democracy NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 4 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
It’s hackathon time in Brussels. Applications are open now here for the fourth annual EUhackathon. Apply before October 2. This year’s event, scheduled for December 2 and 3, 2014, focuses on increasing democratic participation and how to...
Gathering advice on the Right to be Forgotten NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Day, 1 Hour, 55 Minutes ago
In just under two weeks, the Advisory Council to Google on the Right to be Forgotten will start its public consultations in cities across Europe to gather views from a wide spectrum of experts. The first meeting will be in Madrid on September 9, and...
Honoring Finland’s Famed Architect Alvar Aalto NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Days, 4 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Alvar Aalto changed the way we see the world. Finland’s famed architect and designer not only built path-breaking buildings - during his long, fruitful life, he also designed some of the 20th century’s most innovative furniture, textiles...
Inspire kids to create our future: Apply for a 2015 RISE Award NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Week, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Technology has the power to change the world for the better, but today far too few have access to the education or encouragement they need to become creators, not just consumers. We know that pre-university exposure to Computer Science education is c...
Launching Code for Germany NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 20 Minutes ago
At Google, we like to experiment. Today we are experimenting with a guest blogpost from the Germany’s Open Knowledge Foundation.Many in Europe believe that computer science and the Internet is an American invention. This summer, we decided to p...
Change the world: the 2014 Google Science Fair Global Finalists NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Samuel Burrow, 16,from the U.K., wants to improve the environment by reducing pollution. Taking inspiration from the chemical used in sunscreen, Samuel created a special coating that reduces waste chemicals in the air when subjected to ambient light.
Teaming up with Europeana to bring Europe’s culture online NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
It was a natural marriage. Our Google Cultural Institute based in Paris is devoted to partnering with institutions around the world to allow online access to art, archives and other, often previously hard-to-find culture. Europeana, launched in 2009,...
Responding to Article 29 Working Party’s Questions NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
The group of European data protection agencies in the Article 29 Working Party last week invited three US-based search engines - Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo!- to discuss “the practical implementation” of the Right to be Forgotten. Before...
Seeking advice on the Right to be Forgotten NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 4 Weeks, 6 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Earlier this summer we announced the formation of an Advisory Council on the Right to be Forgotten. As the Council begins its work, it is seeking comment from experts on the issues raised by the CJEU ruling. Experts will be considered for selection...
Launching new features for bicyclists NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
While the Tour de France may just have completed its final lap around the Champs Elysees, our Maps team continues to pedal ahead at top speed. Want to avoid that brutal Mountain Stage while you’re cycling to work? The latest version of Google M...
Bletchley Park’s rebirth and why it matters NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Twenty five years ago, the historic World War II codebreaking center Bletchley Park faced demolition.  We have supported its restoration, culminating in last month’s opening of Block C by the Duchess of Cambridge. Her grandm...
Celebrating Czech culture online NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 1 Week, 16 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Václav Havel was a playwright, essayist, poet, philosopher - and also a politician, first a leading anti-communist dissident and then president of Czechoslovakia. A new exhibit on this remarkable man just has been launched on our Cultural Ins...
Showcasing tolerance From Berlin to Budapest NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
At a time when racism is on the rise in Europe, reportedly reaching its worst level since the 1980s, it is more more important than ever to stand up against scapegoating of migrants and minorities. Two initiatives highlight our commitment to toleranc...
Germany's World Cup victory comes alive through search NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
On Sunday, Germany won their fourth world championship, and, over the course of the last month, the world watched them do it—in Brazil, in bars and living rooms around the world, on their phones and laptops and tablets. This World Cup was the m...
Searching for the right balance NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
In May, the Court of Justice of the European Union established a “right to be forgotten." Today, we published an op-ed by David Drummond, senior vice president of corporate development and chief legal officer, in the U.K.'s The Guardian, German...
Google Ventures invests in Europe NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Cross-posted from the Official Google BlogWander through the excellent Science Museum in London, and you’ll see inventions that transformed history. Like Puffing Billy, one of the world’s first steam locomotives; or Charles Babbage’...
Enjoy the best of Slovakia with the Google Cultural Institute NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Slovakia enjoys a rich, vibrant culture, full of beautiful music, famous painters, and both natural and manmade wonders. Last week at the beautiful Cafe Berlinka at the Slovak National Gallery, the Google Cultural Institute welcomed its first ever pa...
Searching for World Cup trends NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 12 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
The World Cup continues to inspire feverish discussion around the globe. Here are some highlights from our search results from the second week of action. Dutchman Robin Van Persie's flying header won honors for the best goal.Brazilian striker Neymar...
Commemorating World War I NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Months, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
A century ago, a Serb nationalist assassinated Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand, sparking World War I. Today, we are launching a new channel dedicated to commemorate the war’s centenary. It brings together World War I content, paintings, photo...
Helping Europe's youth find work NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Months, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
All across Europe, far too many young people struggle to find a job and starting their careers. That is why we are joining a coalition of businesses and governments called the Alliance for Youth, which will support European youth to gain new skills a...