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Launching youtube.com/government 101 NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 16 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
When the French Foreign Ministry wanted to engage with citizens, it chose to launch a special YouTube channel. From live streams of award ceremonies, to press conferences on important issues and Hangouts with constituents, YouTube has become an impor...
Promoting social mobility through the Internet NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Days, 16 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Policymakers often worry that the Internet creates a small number of winners and too many losers in the economy. At the same time, we have heard stories about the rise of self-employment and the creation of fast-growing companies in garages (like Goo...
Denmark’s "Borgen" goes live on Street View NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 5 Days, 12 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
After scaling Swiss mountains and roaring along the new Sochi Formula One race track in recent weeks, StreetView has broken new ground in Europe by launching collection of one of the world’s most interesting political monuments - going inside t...
Google Summer of Code 2015 and Google Code-in 2014 are on! NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 6 Days, 15 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
A call to all students in Europe: if you have ever thought it would be cool to write code, then please keep reading. We're excited to announce the next editions of two programs designed to introduce students to open source software development, Googl...
The New Gründergeist NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Week, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Editor's note: Eric Schmidt, Google's chairman, was in Berlin today and paid a visit to the headquarters of Native Instruments, a leading producer of hardware and software for digital music production and DJ equipment. He gave a speech about innovati...
Sharing spectrum at the ZSL London Zoo NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Week, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Live video of meerkats, Asian otters and giant Galapagos tortoises from the world’s oldest zoo are coming to YouTube. The world loves to watch cute animal videos. This time, it’s also worth looking at the technology behind the videos.Toda...
Transparency and accountability for the “right to be forgotten” NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Since the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling on May 13, which established a “right to be forgotten” in search results, we’ve received a significant number of requests from Europeans to remove information about them from s...
Supporting Europe Code Week NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 16 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
The European Commission estimates that more than 900,000 high tech jobs will go unfilled in 2020. While digital competency is one of the most important prerequisites for getting a job, too few students are studying computing. We want to help fill thi...
Join the European Health Parliament NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Want to help reinvent health care? Join us in a new European Health Parliament. Together with Janssen pharmaceutical company, the European Voice, and the College of Europee, we will bring together 80 young professionals in Brussels between November 2...
Right to be Forgotten Advisory Council in Berlin and London NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Over the last two weeks, the Advisory Council to Google on the Right to be Forgotten held public meetings in Paris and Warsaw, where they heard from national experts and members of the public. The next two public meetings take place on 14th October...
Google Campus is coming to Spain! NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Google began as a startup in garage, and supporting startups remains a very important part of our DNA. We continually see that when people are empowered to dream big and are empowered to take action, that entrepreneurs turn those ideas into growing c...
Street View reaches new heights NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Street View cars, Trekkers and trikes are always striving to unveil new informative and entertaining views of the world, making Google Maps more useful and comprehensive. In recent weeks, we have launched two exciting European projects — one in...
Seizing the digital opportunity in France NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
All too often, fast-moving, disruptive digital innovation is presented as the enemy of Europe’s enviable social system. The reality, according to a new study published this week in Paris by consultants Roland Berger, is that digital companies n...
Encouraging Online Video Content in Israel NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Many countries, particularly small ones, face a similar dilemma - how to encourage local production in their own languages. Governments might suggest that the best response is regulation, to artificially require local language video content producti...
Spurring Greek tourism NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
For the past five years, an economic meltdown has plunged Greece into crisis. Amid the the rubble, the country’s economic motor more than ever has become tourism. It now accounts 17% of GDP, and powered by the Internet, is demonstrating, a high...
Dear Rupert NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 17 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Last week, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp sent an open letter to the European Commission complaining about Google. We wanted to share our perspective so you can judge the arguments on their merits. News Corp:“The Internet should be a canvas...
Expanding our data centres in Europe NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
The Internet is growing fast and so is demand for our services, from search to Gmail and YouTube. In order to keep up with this growth, we are announcing a new EUR600 million investment over the next four years to build a new data centre in Eemshaven...
Irish students win the 2014 Google Science Fair NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Ciara Judge, Émer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow became interested in addressing the global food crisis after learning about the Horn of Africa famine in 2011. When a gardening project went awry, they discovered a naturally occurring bacteria in...
Creating value from data NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
At Google, we like to experiment. Today we are experimenting with a guest blogpost from the UK innovation charity Nesta. Although we had no involvement in this study of how companies best can benefit from the information age, we think it offers a val...
Advisory Council in Paris and Warsaw NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Month, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
On 25th September, the Advisory Council to Google on the Right to be Forgotten visits Paris for its public consultation with French experts and the general public. On 30th September, the Council will visit Warsaw. A limited number of seats are avail...