Google is holding their press day event in Paris. Marissa Mayer, Eric Schmidt, Urs Hölzle as well as the YouTube founders will be there, and there may be some product announcements. I’m in Paris and will be live-blogging the event for you here.
A playlist of videos from Google Press Day 2007, uploaded by Google. Videos after the jump.
Google Press Day Paris: Eric Schmidt
Eric Schmidt talks about the importance of search, the impact of cloud computing, and the future potential of the web, followed by a Q&A with journalists. June 19, 2007.
Press Day Paris: Urs Hoelzle, Google Goes Carbon Neutral
Urs Hoelzle--SVP Operations and Google Fellow--talks about Google's plans to go carbon neutral by 2008 - maximizing our energy efficiency, using renewable energy where possible, and offsetting emissions the company cannot eliminate directly. Yann Arthus Bertrand uses inspirational pictures to highlight humankind's impact on our environment. Jim Wilson from The Climate welcomes Google's new membership. Q&A follows. June 19, 2007.
Press Day Paris: Marissa on search, past present and future
Marissa Mayer, VP, Search Products and User Experience, gives an A-Z of search explaining how Google is working to ensure all its users get access to fast, relevant results. Followed by Q&A. June 19, 2007.
Press Day Paris: YouTube Speaks Your Language
Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, the two founders of YouTube, announce the launch of local sites in Brazil, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK. In time, each site will benefit from an entirely "local" experience, allowing for country-specific video rankings and comments, as well as Video, Channel, Categories and Community sections. This will enable millions more people to use the site. Followed by Q&A.
Google Press Day Paris: Welcome from Nikesh Arora
Nikesh Arora--President of Google's Europe, Middle East, and Asia operations--kicks off the day with a brief welcome to the journalists and introduces Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, the founders of YouTube. June 19, 2007.