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Training the next generation of Android developersTraining the next generation of Android developersHead of Developer Inspiration & Inclusion

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pictured left to right: Natalia Villalobos, Omoju Miller, Laura Markell and Kat Kuan In 2015, Developer Advocate Kat Kuan and I took a walk around the marshlands of Google’s Mountain View campus. We asked ourselves, “Why aren’t there more people of diverse backgrounds building apps for Android?” We noticed that the Android training content offered […]

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Highlights from the Google for Games Developer SummitHighlights from the Google for Games Developer SummitGoogle for Games

Reading Time: 2 minutes This week, we hosted the Google for Games Developer Summit, a free digital event for game developers, publishers and advertisers to come together globally. Though we couldn’t meet in person, we’re grateful for the chance to share our latest solutions for developers to create immersive and memorable gaming experiences for players everywhere. All keynotes and […]

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What to expect in Series 2 of the Apps, Games & Insights podcastWhat to expect in Series 2 of the Apps, Games & Insights podcastGlobal Marketing, Platforms & Ecosystems

Reading Time: 3 minutes Can apps become the key to education? Interest in e-learning has been growing over the last few years but, with the emergence of distance learning, it’s poised to change all types of education. In the first episode, we talk with Elliott Rayner, Head Of Product Marketing, and John Quintana, Head of Guided Learning Experiences, from […]

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Everything announced at the Google for Games Developer SummitEverything announced at the Google for Games Developer SummitVice President of Product

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every year, GDC is a moment to celebrate our successes and learn from one another. Although we won’t be gathering in person this year, we’re bringing you the latest updates at our Google for Games Developer Summit, where developers can watch the announcements and virtually attend sessions for free  at g.co/gamedevsummit. We also realize this […]

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Creating stargazing apps and the perfect loafCreating stargazing apps and the perfect loafDeveloper Marketing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Editor’s note: Maurizio Leo is a software engineer-turned baker, and co-founder and developer of SkyView, a stargazing app that uses your camera to identify objects in the sky. As a part of our I Make Apps series, we talk to him about developing his app, as well as his baking side hustle.  1. Tell us […]

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At I/O ’19: Building a more helpful Google for everyoneAt I/O ’19: Building a more helpful Google for everyone

Reading Time: 5 minutes Today, we welcomed thousands of people to I/O, our annual developer’s conference. It’s one of my favorite events of the year because it gives us a chance to show how we’re bringing Google’s mission to life through new technological breakthroughs and products. Our mission to make information universally accessible and useful hasn’t changed over the […]

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From puzzles to poster-making: 2019’s Google Play Award winnersFrom puzzles to poster-making: 2019’s Google Play Award winners

Reading Time: 3 minutes To kick off this year’s Google I/O, we hosted our fourth annual Google Play Award ceremony to recognize the most innovative developers behind the top apps and games on Google Play over the past year. These apps and games had stiff competition across nine categories, including new additions like Most Inventive, Best Living Room Experience […]

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8 Key Takeaways from Developers on the Virtual Reality Industry Today

Reading Time: 5 minutes In October 2018, HTC Vive asked developers to complete a survey about the current landscape of Virtual Reality. With over 1,800 respondents, the results are in, providing a look at how developers view the industry. Understanding how developers are thinking about the VR industry, applications and the future of VR is important as the space […]

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Open platforms like Android unlock potentialOpen platforms like Android unlock potential

Reading Time: 3 minutes As a scientist, educator and businesswoman, my goal is to engage as many young minds as possible to get them excited about science and technology. That’s why the explosion in affordable technology over the last few years has been so exciting for STEM evangelists like me. Technology is no longer available only to the affluent […]

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Encryption for everyone: How Adiantum will keep more devices secureEncryption for everyone: How Adiantum will keep more devices secure

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Editor’s note: February 5 was Safer Internet Day, but we’ll be talking about it all week with a collection of posts from teams from across Google.   Encryption is incredibly important. It underpins our digital security. Encryption encodes data so that it can only be read by individuals with a key. With encryption, you […]

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Announcing VDA3 Nominees

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s that time of year again! We’re excited to share the nominees for the third annual Viveport Developer Awards. In total, there are 8 nominees across 4 categories for PC titles and 3 winners for Mobile titles. This year, we wanted to recognize the developers who are delivering exceptional experiences to our Viveport Subscribers and […]

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Announcing VDA2 Nominees

Reading Time: < 1 minute We’re pleased to announce the nominees for the second annual Viveport Developer Awards! These 10 nominations represent some of the best and most innovative VR experiences. With a record number of entries from developers, it was incredibly difficult to shorten the list. In no particular order, here’s the 10 nominees, 2 for each category. All […]

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Step Inside the Unabomber Investigation with HTC Vive and Newseum

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is a guest blog post by Lukasz Biernacki, Communications Associate at Immersion. If you’re one of the many that spent the Christmas break binging on Netflix then you may be familiar with Manhunt: Unabomber, the eight-part docudrama outlining the FBI investigation that led to the arrest of Ted Kaczynski. For those of you not […]

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Vive Partners With the Best in VR at CES 2018

Reading Time: 8 minutes Yesterday at CES, Vive raised the bar for premium VR with the new Vive Pro upgrade and Wireless Vive adaptor while dramatically improving the way we discover and consume VR content with Viveport VR and Vive Video. Today, we’re proud to highlight the exceptional partners sharing our booth and those showing Vive out on the […]