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Google Translate now available in Cebuano

Users unfamiliar with the dialect in Central Visayas and some parts of Mindanao can now count on Google Translate to communicate better with the locals. Users versed in Cebuano but not in other languages can use the tool as well to comprehend information online or offline.
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Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Google, Technology

 

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Google’s resource page for Philippine elections gets hits from over 50 countries

Since its launch on the first week of May, Google’s Philippine elections resource page (Google.com.ph/elections) has been getting hits from over 50 countries around over the world. As of this writing, the resource page has been visited by Internet users from as far as Uzbekistan, Rwanda, Finland, and the Netherlands.

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Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Google, Technology

 

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Explore Everest, Kilimanjaro and more with Google Maps

At 19,341 ft, Uhuru is the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro

Check out breathtaking sights from four of the Seven Summits — the highest mountain on each of the seven continents — right on Google Maps with Street View
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Posted by on March 20, 2013 in Google, Technology

 

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3…2…1…Google Philippines!

Google Opens Office in Manila to Serve Filipino Users and Advertisers

Narciso Reyes Appointed Country Manager

Google Inc today announced its deepening investment in the Philippines by opening a new office in Manila.

The Philippines has a vibrant and growing online community with over 33 million Internet users, a number that is likely to double in the next 3 years ADMA 2012. The new office is in line with Google’s ongoing efforts to provide and improve its services for its Filipino users, to help Filipino businesses grow both locally and globally and to tap into local talent. Google is currently hiring for its Manila office. Job openings can be viewed on its website, http://www.google.com.ph/jobs, in the coming days.
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Posted by on January 23, 2013 in Google, Technology

 

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Google launches crisis response effort for Typhoon Pablo (Bopha)

A crisis map through Google Maps and Person Finder are now available to help Pinoys in disaster-prone areas during typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha). Globe subscribers can also access the information using their mobile browsers through Free Zone powered by Google.
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Posted by on December 5, 2012 in Google, Technology

 

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Google brings two cutting-edge technology conferences to the Philippines and sponsors app developer challenge

As part of ongoing effort to support technology innovation in the Philippines, Google will host our first annual g|Philippines event in Manila from August 3-4, 2012.

Day 1 will be for marketers, webmasters, and entrepreneurs, with a focus on technical and non-technical presentations on Google products. Day 2 will be for university students and faculty, with a focus on Google-sponsored university programs and internships. And g|Philippines isn’t just about Google—Google also wants to showcase Pinoy talent. If one has created or built something cool using a Google product, that person can tell Google about it while registering and might get the chance to present at g|Philippines!
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Posted by on July 10, 2012 in Google, Technology

 

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Announcing the 90 Regional Finalists of the Google Science Fair 2012

Congratulations to the regional finalists of the second Google Science Fair! These top 90 entries from around the world represent some incredibly innovative and groundbreaking science and include an entry from a Filipino student, Mark Borris Aldonza in the age 17-18 category.

This year’s competition was even more international and diverse than last year. We had thousands of entries from more than 100 countries, and topics ranging from improving recycling using LEGO robots to treating cancer with a substance created by bees totackling meth abuse. Our judges were impressed by the quality of the projects, and it was no easy task to evaluate the creativity, scientific merit and global relevance of each submission to narrow down the entries to just 90 finalists. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 23, 2012 in Google

 

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