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Greece Gets New Google Technology for Earthquake Alerts

Greece and New Zealand on Wednesday became the first countries outside of the U.S. to receive Google’s new technology that allows Android phones to alert users seconds before an earthquake hits. Android's partner "ShakeAlert System," out of California, notifies users...

Google Maps Creator Moving to Greece to Start Hi-Tech Project

Google Maps creator Lars Rasmussen has announced he is moving to Greece in January 2021 to create a new start-up enterprise. Rasmussen, of Danish origin, who is currently based in New York, says he is moving to Athens with his...

Greece’s Top Google Searches of the Year Paint a Picture of 2020

Recent reports from Google regarding the most-searched terms and phrases by country provide an interesting perspective into the minds of the Greek people throughout the year of 2020. And, as expected, Covid-19 influenced nearly all of the most frequent searches...

Former Google Executive Steve Vranakis Leaves Greek Government

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday that former Google executive Steve Vranakis has completed his mission in the government as Chief Creative Officer and will now pursue his career in the private sector. In a statement, the Premier thanked...

Google Honors Anniversary of the Greek Revolution

Google is honoring the nation of Greece today by today by dedicating its doodle to the March 25 anniversary of the start of the Greek revolution against the Ottoman Empire. An animation with the Greek flag replaced the logo on...

From "Eurovision" to "Tsitsipas," Here's What Greeks Googled in 2019

People all across Greece once again turned to Google for all the answers in 2019. Google has just revealed its "2019 Year In Search," a look at the top trending searches of the year in nations all over the...

Former Google Executive Steve Vranakis Created ”Macedonia the Great” Logo

Former Google executive-turned Greek government adviser Steve Vranakis has been credited for the creation of the new, official commercial trademark which will be used for all products originating from Macedonia. Vranakis, who was hired recently by the conservative government as...

Google's Steve Vranakis Tasked with "Re-branding" Greece

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appointed Steve Vranakis, until recently the executive creative director of Google Creative Lab, as the "Chief Creative Officer" of Greece on Wednesday. Vranakis departed Google at the beginning of the month and has relocated to...

Google, EU, OECD Technocrats on a Mission to Reform Greece

Committed to reforms and reducing bureaucracy in the Greek public sector, newly-elect Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has appointed several technocrats to ministries with impressive resumes. Some of the new ministers and deputies in the government are not politicians but industry...

Google Adds Naxos' Temple of Apollo to its Arts & Culture Platform

The Temple of Apollo on the Cycladic Island of Naxos is the latest addition to the Google Arts & Culture platform and its Open Heritage Gateway, which digitally records important monuments of the world. Google launched the Open Heritage Gateway...

Today's Google Doodle Honors the Greek Revolution

Google is honoring the nation of Greece today by today by dedicating its doodle to the March 25 anniversary of the Greek revolution against the Ottoman Empire. An animation with the Greek flag will replace the logo on Google's homepages all...

What Greeks Googled the Most in 2018

The results of the most popular 2018 Google searches for the nation of Greece were no surprise once again this year, as Greek citizens looked up reality shows, celebrities from reality shows, television series, soccer games and food recipes. The...

Google Celebrates Greek Computer Scientist who Predicted Internet's Dominance

Google's latest doodle pays tribute to Michael Dertouzos, the Greek computer scientist who anticipated how the internet would come to dominate almost every aspect of our lives. Monday's Google homepage image honors the late academic, who died in 2001, on...

Google Doodle Celebrates Anniversary of the First Climbers to Reach the Highest Peak of Greece's Mount Olympus

Google Doodle joined in celebrating an important day in Greece's history - the 87th anniversary of the first climbers to reach Mount Olympus’s highest peak. The giant mountain enchants the minds of all, seeped deep in mythology as the home...

Next Facebook or Google Could Come from Greece, Says Apple Icon (video)

The next Facebook or Google could well be created in countries in economic crisis, such as Greece, Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple has said. "Intelligent people are everywhere and the tools for software development are also available everywhere, so...