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It’s time: Nest users can now switch to Google Accounts

Google Blog – 8.20.19 (8.19.19)

Back in May, Nest and Google Home joined together as Google Nest to create a more helpful home. And now, the next step involves you: starting today, you can migrate your Nest account to a Google Account. It’s easy to do and only takes a few minutes—here’s what you need to know.

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When journalists collaborate instead of compete

Google Blog – 8.15.19 (8.14.19)

At ProPublica, a nonprofit investigative news organization, collaboration is part of our DNA. Since we first started publishing 11 years ago, we’ve partnered with news organizations all over the U.S., from the Des Moines Register to the New York Times, and from NPR to CBS News. Those collaborations have taken many forms. In the past few years, we’ve taken on very large scale partnerships, working with many newsrooms at once, sharing a data set that hundreds of reporters could use to do their jobs.

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Indigenous speakers share their languages on Google Earth

Google Blog – 8.14.19 (8.12.19)

Of the 7,000 languages spoken around the globe, 2,680 Indigenous languages—more than one third of the world’s languages—are in danger of disappearing. The United Nations declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages to raise awareness about these languages and their contribution to global diversity. To help preserve them, our new Google Earth tour, Celebrating Indigenous Languages, shares audio recordings from more than 50 Indigenous language speakers.

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Crowdsource by Google: Building better products for everyone with machine learning

Google YouTube Channel – 8.7.19 (8.6.19)

 

When you use Crowdsource by Google, you improve products like Translate, Maps, Photos, Assistant, etc for your language, country and culture. Crowdsource is like a game where you answer simple questions. Answers from you and millions of others around the world are used in Machine Learning based products, making them work well for everybody around the world. Download the Crowdsource app for Android at the link below, and help us create inclusive products that everyone in the world can use and enjoy.

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