Google's week consisted of an acquisition to bolster its organisation apps, a tighter partnership with SAP to allow data to flow between the companies' platforms, and the launch of a Cloud Bigtable NoSQL database service.
The search firm also announced plans to encourage more diversity in the company, and offered hungry mobile browsers the ability to order food on search results pages.
Google buys Timeful to tune up time management and organisation tools
Google acquired Timeful in a bid to enhance the firm's personal time management and online organisation tools.
The company did not reveal the financial terms of the deal but championed the potential for Timeful's technology to be applied to Google products such as Gmail and Docs.
SAP tightens Google partnership with software integration plans
Google strengthened its partnership with enterprise software giant SAP by allowing data to be moved and worked on seamlessly between the companies' platforms.
SAP chief executive Bill McDermott revealed the future of the partnership with Google during SAP's Sapphire Now 2015 event in Orlando, saying that it will "make work easier for people".
Google offers Cloud Bigtable scalable NoSQL database service
Google introduced a cloud-based NoSQL database service for handling large volumes of data, based on the underlying technology the firm uses to power many of its own applications and services, making it a tried and tested platform already.
The Bigtable service is pitched at enterprises and data-driven organisations that need to handle huge volumes of data, including those in the financial services, energy, biomedical and telecoms industries.
Google commits to diversity plans
Google committed to a diversity strategy which aims to encourage a better gender and ethnic mix in the company.
Google said in a blog post that this will involve employees taking 20 percent of their time to focus on diversity projects, and over 500 Google workers will take part in the Diversity Core, the company's formal diversity programme.
Google enables food to be ordered directly from search results
Time reported that Google is enabling users to order food directly from its search page through the use of a 'Place my order' option in the information that appears alongside search results.
Hungry people browsing via Google will be able to select the order option which will take them directly to the website of one of six participating US restaurant chains. Google is planning to add more over time.
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