Google Play Names Best Apps of 2021

Google has announced the winners of Google Play’s Best of 2021, a collection of apps and games that made positive contributions to culture this year. And to encourage innovation across Google Play, the company has expanded this year’s awards to apps and games on tablets, plus apps on Wear OS and Google TV. By challenging […]

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Google Adds Food Bank Info to Search and Maps

Google has launched a new initiative to expand the information about food banks and pantries in Search results and Maps. The company is adding existing coverage with data from two initial nonprofit partners: WhyHunger and Hunger Free America, and has added information to make sure people searching for food support can find what they need. These changes […]

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Google Offers Free Access to Career Certificates for Community Colleges

Alphabet’s Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat announced an expansion of the Google Career Certificates program, including added partnerships with community colleges, translating Google Career Certificates into college credit and partnering with four-year universities to prepare students for in-demand jobs. 1. Providing community colleges with free access to Google Career Certificates Community colleges are critical to […]

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Google Unveils Cybersecurity Action Team

SUNNYVALE — Google has formed the Google Cybersecurity Action Team. Made up of experts from across the company, the Google Cybersecurity Action Team will be the world’s premier security advisory team with the singular mission of supporting the security and digital transformation of governments, critical infrastructure, enterprises and small businesses. The announcement was made as […]