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Relief for all Internet Users: Google Translates ‘Greeklish’ into Greek

Google has decided to put an end to the vandalization of the Greek language by introducing a service that automatically converts "greeklish" into Greek. Greeklish is the Greek language written using the Latin alphabet. It was commonly used on the Internet...

Google Funds Greek Research on Digital Journalism

Google has announced that it will fund the research at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on the future of digital journalism. The research will be carried out by assistant professor of the Department of Journalism and Mass Media, Nikos Panagiotou...

A Greek Techy Is Part of the Google Japan Team Improving Maps App

The internationally composed Google Japan unit is always looking for the latest trends and advances in technology. Recently, five techies on the team -- a Greek, a Thai, a Mexican, and 2 Japanese -- have put their focus towards...

The 25th of March was the Google Doodle

Google is honoring the 25th of March, a day celebrating the Greek Revolution of 1821, and the Annunciation with its current Doodle, which is a waving Greek flag. The 25th of March is celebrated with solemnity every year in Greece, Cyprus,...

What Greeks Googled the Most in 2016

Google gave the lists of the top searches that Greeks made in 2016, showing an increased interest in sports and cultural events. The fastest increasing searches for 2016 were: 1. Euro 2016, the football event of the year. 2. Pokemon Go. 3. Pantelis...

Google Launching Educational Initiative With Free Seminars

Google has launched a new initiative as part of the successful program Grow Greek Tourism Online which was implemented in Greece in 2014, aiming at further expanding in the education sector. The program offers free seminars in educational institutions around the country, which aims at...

Antonis Karydis: The Greek Behind the First VR Livestream Surgery

In mid-April the world was amazed by the first live-stream surgery in a virtual reality environment and the lights shone upon the doctor who performed it. However, the live stream wouldn't have been achieved if the whole project hadn't been...

Google 3D Navigation in Patmos Monastery

Anyone can now admire the beauty and treasures of the Patmos Monastery with just one click! Google users can now experience a very important accomplishment. Specials have mapped the Monastery of Apocalypse in digital format, making it possible for anyone across the globe to access and...

Google Street View Digitizes More Locations in Greece

Google is now digitizing even more locations in Greece in order to help travelers who are planning their next trip have more choices and options, therefore helping to boost the Greek tourist industry. As of today, anyone can "access" Greece...

Google Supports 'Grow Greek Tourism Online' Initiative

Google announced at a press conference on Wednesday that it supports the initiative "Grow Greek Tourism Online." In cooperation with the Economy, Development and Tourism Ministry and the National Greek Tourism Organisation as well as the Greek Tourism Enterprises Association,...