Collaborating to protect nearly anonymous animalsCollaborating to protect nearly anonymous animals

When you have a lot of people working in a Google Doc it can look like a zoo, with anonymous animals popping into your document to write (or howl, bark or moo) their feedback. Today, 13 new animals—like the african wild dog, grey reef shark and cheetah—are joining the pack. Though they may be excellent collaborators, they also need our help.It’s Endangered Species Day, and we’re teaming up with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Netflix’s “Our Planet” to raise awareness around animals that are at risk.According to WWF, wildlife populations have dwindled by 60 percent in less than five decades. And…

Collaborating to protect nearly anonymous animalsCollaborating to protect nearly anonymous animals

Cloud Covered: What was new with Google Cloud in AprilCloud Covered: What was new with Google Cloud in April

Spring was blooming as we welcomed thousands of people to our big annual event: Google Cloud Next ’19. We heard great stories about how customers are growing their businesses with cloud, and we planted the seeds for lots of new ideas and connections. Read on to catch up on Next and what else was new last month with Google Cloud.We introduced our new cloud service.Our big news in April, introduced by Sundar on stage at Next ’19, was Anthos, our open cloud platform. Anthos is a way for application developers to cut out the extra time they currently have to spend…

Cloud Covered: What was new with Google Cloud in MarchCloud Covered: What was new with Google Cloud in March

March came in with a roar here at Google Cloud, with the start of the NCAA’s annual college basketball tournament and an exciting Pi Day. We’re looking forward to cloud’s annual conference next week: Google Cloud Next, where thousands of attendees will come to San Francisco to discuss all things cloud, learn new skills, and network with peers. Read on for more of what was new last month in Google Cloud.Try a slice of 𝛑, made fresh in the cloud.Every year on March 14, mathematicians (and those of us who love pie) celebrate Pi Day, marking the first three digits of…

Google Drops Bid for Massive Military Cloud Computing Contract Amid Employee Pressure

Google has dropped out of the competition for a Pentagon cloud computing project that could be worth as much as $10 billion and last up to a decade, citing a possible clash with its corporate values, Bloomberg reported on Monday.Read more……

Google Drops Bid for Massive Military Cloud Computing Contract Amid Employee Pressure