We mark our 15th birthday with a renewed excitement for what's still to come. We continue to look for the next "10x" project that will change the world in ways we can't yet imagine.
Android passes 1 billion device activations—reflecting the work of the entire Android ecosystem and thanks to the enthusiasm of users all around the world.
We announce a new company that will focus on health and well-being, with Arthur D. Levinson as CEO.
Just months after we preview the new Maps for desktop at Google I/O, we release the updated Google Maps app for smartphones and tablets—part of our redesign of Maps across devices.
Chromecast is a small and affordable device that makes it easy to use your phone, tablet or laptop to bring your favorite online entertainment to your TV screen.
We team up with Starbucks to bring faster, free WiFi connections to all 7,000 company-operated Starbucks stores in the U.S.
We unveil our latest Google[x] project: balloon-powered Internet access. We hope Project Loon could become an option for connecting rural, remote and underserved areas, and for crisis response communications.
We acquire Waze to help you outsmart traffic.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory research (funded by Google) indicates that moving all office workers in the U.S. to the cloud could reduce the energy used by information technology by up to 87 percent.
A video doodle for graphic designer and filmmaker Saul Bass celebrates his classic film credits and posters.
We release imagery of the Earth taken from space over a quarter-century, providing a stunning historical perspective on the changes to the Earth’s surface over time.
A new monthly music subscription service lets you listen to millions of songs across your devices.
We introduce a new Google+ Photos experience that helps your photos look their best, as well as Hangouts, which will be Google’s single communications system, replacing Google Talk, Google+ Hangouts and Messenger.
Gmail gets a brand new inbox that helps you see what’s new at a glance and decide which emails you want to read when.
Get just the information you need right when you need it with the release of Google Now for iPhone and iPad.
Plan your digital afterlife with Inactive Account Manager, which enables you to tell us what to do with your data from Google services if your account becomes inactive for any reason.
We introduce enhanced campaigns, which updates AdWords for the multi-screen world.
In 50 words, tomorrow’s Glass Explorers tell us what they would do if they had Glass. The first Explorers get Glass later in the year.
Our newest laptop—the Chromebook Pixel—is designed from the ground up for power users who have embraced the cloud.
Our latest investment in a wind farm in west Texas brings our total clean energy commitments to more than $1 billion. Our investment projects can generate over 2 GW—enough to power all the public elementary schools in New York, Wyoming and Oregon for a year.