The all-new Dropbox for Business is here

We’re happy to announce that starting today, the all-new Dropbox for Business is available to everyone. We’ve rebuilt the product to give users one Dropbox for personal stuff and another for work stuff. Users can easily access both Dropboxes from any of their devices. We did this to give admins more visibility and control over […]

Arcade Fire’s Just A Reflektor: Behind the Scenes

Grammy Award-winning Canadian band Arcade Fire has partnered with Google Chrome for its latest single, Reflektor. An interactive video, directed by Vincent Morriset, lets viewers control the action by using their Chrome web browser and either a smartphone or tablet. To experience the film, users must visit the microsite on their computer, and then connect their handset by […]

2013 OpenStreetMap Data Report

This year for State of the Map we look at the last eight years of OpenStreetMap‘s growth and change. Founded in 2004, OpenStreetMap has grown from a local project to a worldwide map with widespread use and high data quality.   Visualizing road updates All roads in the continental United States, shaded by how recently […]

The new Google Maps

What if we told you that during your lifetime, Google could create millions of custom maps…each one just for you? In the past, such a notion would have been unbelievable: a map was just a map, and you got the same one for New York City, whether you were searching for the Empire State Building […]

Blink: A rendering engine for the Chromium project

WebKit is a lightweight yet powerful rendering engine that emerged out of KHTML in 2001. Its flexibility, performance and thoughtful design made it the obvious choice for Chromium‘s rendering engine back when Google started. Thanks to the hard work by all in the community, WebKit has thrived and kept pace with the web platform’s growing […]

Google Maps “Treasure” Mode

Google joined in on the April Fools’ Day fun a day early with their latest feature: Treasure Maps. Following last year’s prank, 8-bit Google Maps, the company debuted a pirate-style design on Sunday, complete with 2D hand-drawn landmarks and hidden treasure chests. The map uses a spyglass to zoom in for Street View, with a rounded telescopic […]

How To Lose Weight (in the browser)

And what if we got together a bunch of experts who work on large sites to create a definitive front-end performance guide? And not just one of those boring guides made for robots, what if we did something fun? What about getting together Briza Bueno (Americanas.com),Davidson Fellipe (Globo.com), Giovanni Keppelen (ex-Peixe Urbano),Jaydson Gomes (Terra), Marcel Duran (Twitter), Mike Taylor (Opera),Renato Mangini (Google), and Sérgio Lopes (Caelum) to make the […]