Google Australia has announced that they have shortlisted the 10 ideas for a better world to ten finalists. The winning ideas thus far range from tackling environmental crises, to making education more accessible, to helping Australians better manage their own health and assisting people in need.
What are they all doing? They all offer their employee’s access to standing desks.
Google Australia has launched its new Start with Code initiative to encourage our country’s next generation of inventors and creators. The launch video which went public on Monday this week talks about the many inventions used everyday across the globe that Australians have been responsible for – from the boomerang to wifi.
Global provider of cloud services for video, Brightcove, announced last week that content providers developing apps for Google Chromecast can now use Brightcove Once to deploy and monetise feature-rich video on Chromecast, including personalised video ads.
Your bounce rate is going to be different depending on the industry that you are in, we are in the content industry and on average the bounce rate is generally 40% – 60% for content based / news or information sites according to research published by Kiss Metrics blog last year.
There’s been undying hype in the media over the past few days following Google’s announcement that they’re testing a prototype for a smart contact lens that would function as an alternative to the traditional needle-prick glucose monitoring system. The smart contact lens is undeniably innovative, but is it really a better option for Diabetics?
There are a few voices that are speaking out in opposition to some of the media giant’s connections, saying Google is associating itself further and further with right wing political groups, despite maintaining an image as a liberal, earth friendly corporation.
Ever thought you could build an app with only three skills – keyboard, mouse, and internet? Neither did we. But we’ve been proven wrong. Australian startup Shareable Apps is taking on the heavyweights at Apple and Google with their recently launched app development platform Adapptr.
On Wednesday night this week in front of media, investors, mentors and a significant portion of the Sydney startup scene, the current class of eight startups presented what they have been working on for the last few months.
Google and INCUBATE just announced they will collaborating to expand INCUBATE’s entrepreneur development program to universities across Australia, demonstrating their commitment to investing in the future of Australian innovation.
I recently “Googled” my name (It was a slow day in the office!) and found an assortment of results come up that I didn’t even realise were out there and visible to the public. Social media sites, registries I created, and websites that I’ve registered on and long forgotten about. When it comes to job searching, employers are now able to see more about our personal lives than ever before through the internet. This can either help or hurt us when it comes to applying for jobs
Google+ is still flying beneath the radar when it comes to many business’s social media marketing plans. Yes, it is hard to believe that with the company’s tight grip on the online and offline world that the Google giant could ever hide in plain sight. But with this social networking channel, that seems to be what is happening for many businesses and social media users. I’m willing to bet that might be about to change.