A reintroduction to Google’s featured snippets


Sometimes when you do a search, you’ll find that there’s a descriptive box at the top of Google’s results. We call this a “featured snippet.â€� In this post—the first in a new series going behind-the-scenes on how Google Search works—we’ll explore when, where and why we provide featured snippets. What is a featured snippet? Let’s…

Investing in Indonesia


With more than 133 million people online, Indonesia is home to the fifth largest population of internet users in the world. And amazingly, Indonesia’s online journey has just gotten started—Indonesians continue to embrace the internet rapidly and half of Indonesia’s population has yet to connect to the internet.  Indonesia already has a thriving internet economy…

Orbitera and MobileIron team up to make it easier to buy and sell apps in the cloud


Now more than ever, businesses are relying on enterprise applications as a critical step towards employee and customer engagement. But this ecosystem of enterprise apps can come with its own challenges. Downloading these apps sometimes means sourcing from multiple locations—not all of them trusted. Most businesses deploy their apps on a variety of devices, but…

Go-to Google Photos tips for 2018


When I hang out with my friends, we normally end up taking a group photo… or ten. Of course I use Google Photos to share these memories, which often leads to a bunch of questions about the app. As an engineer for Google Photos, I’m used to getting all kinds of questions, and I have…

Welcoming new teammates from HTC to our hardware organization


It’s been a busy few months since we introduced our second-generation family of Made by Google products. We’ve heard from so many of you that our new products have been helpful in your everyday lives—whether you’re taking stunning portrait mode photos with the new Pixel 2, getting hands-free help around the house with the Google…