The American Chamber of Commerce, Ghana, is pleased to announce Google as our new Platinum Member.
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products, including online advertising technologies, a search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Google is Alphabet’s largest subsidiary and is a holding company for Alphabet’s Internet properties and interests.
They offer services designed for work and productivity (Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides), email (Gmail), scheduling and time management (Google Calendar), cloud storage (Google Drive), instant messaging, and video chat (Google Duo, Google Chat, and Google Meet), language translation (Google Translate), mapping and navigation (Google Maps, Waze, Google Earth, and Street View), podcast hosting (Google Podcasts), video sharing (YouTube), blog publishing (Blogger), note-taking (Google Keep and Jamboard), and photo organizing and editing (Google Photos).
Google has moved increasingly into hardware; from 2010 to 2015, it partnered with major electronics manufacturers to produce its Google Nexus devices. It released multiple hardware products in 2016, including the Google Pixel line of smartphones, Google Home smart speaker, Google Wifi mesh wireless router. Google has also experimented with becoming an Internet carrier (Google Fiber and Google Fi).
Google in 2019 opened its first Africa Artificial Intelligence lab in Ghana to provide developers with the necessary research needed to build products that can solve problems that Africa faces today.
The center also focuses on enhancing Google Translate’s ability to capture African languages more precisely, with Cisse saying a continent with more than 2000 dialects deserves to be better served.