Google Japan Stories September 12

As it did last year, Google Japan is hyping the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro with potato chips that highlight this generation’s color options. 

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Google Japan Stories September 15, 2021

Google News Showcase is now rolling out in Japan

In late 2020, Google unveiled a $1 billion news licensing program to support publishers by surfacing card-based content across its platforms. Google News Showcase is now coming to Japan.

Google Japan Stories July 5, 2021

In March, Google Maps AR navigation was updated to work inside complex buildings. After launching in some US malls, Google is expanding Indoor Live View to transit stations in Japan. 

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Google Japan Stories December 8, 2020

Last month, Made by Google surprisingly launched its cheapest phone in a new color stateside. The Barely Blue Pixel 4a is now coming to Japan later this month.

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Google Japan Stories November 17, 2017

Google announces new Tokyo office to double presence in Japan, opening 2019

Google today announced that it plans to double the size of its team in Japan with a new office in Shibuya, Tokyo scheduled to open in 2019.

Google Japan Stories July 27, 2011

We here at 9to5Google love Chrome Experiments, nifty little web apps that showcase what can be achieved with HTML5 and the Chrome browser. Be it a simple project like the Google I/O countdown timer or mind-boggling stuff such as this interactive music video, Google Experiments is a go-to place for a glimpse of where web technologies are headed. All Is Not Lost, the latest Chrome experiment and an HTML5 music collaboration between the band OK Go, the dance troupe and choreographers Pilobolus and Google, is one such example.

It lets you embed your message in a music video and have the band dance it out, Keiko Hirayama, senior marketing manager with the Google Tokyo team explains in a post over at the Chrome blog. Upon visiting the experiment’s landing page, you’re only required to type in your message. The web app will then load the video and make the band dance it out with a little bit of HTML5’s canvas magic…

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