Google Opens New Office in Berlin with Eye on Expansion

American tech giant Google has opened a new office in Berlin that it says will give it the space to expand in the German capital, reports AP.

CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday the space means Google could more than double the number of Berlin employees to 300. Google currently has 1,400 employees in Germany.

Google+ Shuts Down as Nearly Half a Million Accounts Compromised

Google has confirmed that it is shutting down Google +, a social network that was launched to rival Facebook, but failed to make an impact. However, the big news is not that Google+ is finally shutting down, which seemed inevitable, but that Google hid the data leak that has compromised nearly 500,000 accounts, reports The Indian Express. 

Google creates $4 million crisis fund for immigration cause

Google has created a crisis fund worth $4 million to support immigrants stranded outside the U.S. borders, following U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees and citizens of certain countries from traveling to the country, the USA Today newspaper reported late on Jan. 29, citing a memo sent by Google CEO Sundar Pichai and confirmed by a company spokesperson. 

Google to enhance its translation system for eight languages

Internet search giant Google is planning to enhance its translation system for eight languages, including Turkish. The "Neural Machine Translation" will present results as closest to daily speaking as possible, daily Habertürk reported on Nov. 16.

The languages were listed as English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanize, Korean and Turkish.