Partnering with Telenor to launch RCS messaging in Europe and Asia

Over the past year, we’ve worked with the mobile industry on an initiative to upgrade SMS for people everywhere, providing a more enhanced messaging experience through RCS (Rich Communications Services). Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with Telenor to enable the launch of RCS messaging to their 214 million subscribers across Europe and […]

Are there any banks in Europe that are closely affiliated with US banks?

Question by ksadadesign: Are there any banks in Europe that are closely affiliated with US banks? I am traveling Europe with a band and want to deposit money we make at shows along the way. But I would like to be able to set up the account here and have access to it both here […]

More detailed maps in parts of Europe, Africa and Asia

Whether you’re travelling abroad or exploring your own city, the maps you carry with you should be comprehensive, accurate and easy to use. We’re constantly making improvements to Google Maps to help you find and discover places that are meaningful to you no matter where you are. And today, we’re launching updated maps of Croatia, […]

Supporting data innovation in journalism throughout Europe

Cross-posted from the Google European Public Policy Blog The digital age generates reams of raw data. Much of that data is interesting or important, but since there’s a lot of it out there it’s often hard to find and analyze. This is where journalists can help. Journalists are experts at delving into complex issues and […]

How come the US makes you file taxs, Why don’t they do it automatic like in europe?

Question by : How come the US makes you file taxs, Why don’t they do it automatic like in europe? Like in Europe they just take the tax due out of your check, No need to file any sorts of income tax or anything. Why don’t they do that in the US? Make’s it easier […]

Android operator billing comes to Europe, Vodafone the first to launch

UK mobile operator Vodafone has become the first carrier in Europe to roll out operator billing for Android devices, allowing its customers in the UK (and soon Germany) to charge app purchases to their existing mobile bill. Customers on both pay monthly and pay-as-you-go tariffs will now be able to select an option on the […]