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Recovery, community and healing on the job at Google

Recovery, community and healing on the job at Google

Finding hope through communityWhen I opened that link and read about Google’s Recover Together website — which includes a searchable map to find nearby recovery groups and support resources for people and their families — let alone featuring an actual Googler in recovery, I knew I was in the right place. Addiction is still too…

Supporting the EU and securing the digital space

Supporting the EU and securing the digital space

Citizens, companies and governments across the European Union agree that everyone should be free to live their lives and use technology without fear that their information will be stolen or held ransom by cybercriminals or other malicious actors.But with each passing week, cyber threats are growing more costly and more aggressive, undermining the trust essential…

9 years later, Chromecast has way more — at a lower price

9 years later, Chromecast has way more — at a lower price

Plug in and playThe original Chromecast was a small dongle for your TV that was designed to get out of the way. It introduced the foundational casting experience of using apps that people were familiar with on their smartphone: just open a supported app, press the Cast icon, and sit back and enjoy.We’ve kept that…

Reimagine selling with Viva Sales

Reimagine selling with Viva Sales

Today we’re announcing the general availability of Microsoft Viva Sales on October 3, the first Viva application designed to improve the employee experience for a specific role: sellers. Viva Sales brings together a seller’s customer relationship management (CRM) system, Microsoft 365, and Microsoft Teams seamlessly in their workflow, enabling them to save time and return…

Work Diary: a Google Assistant marketer in San Francisco

Work Diary: a Google Assistant marketer in San Francisco

8:30 a.m. → Prep for projects focused on protecting user privacyWhen I get to the office, I grab an oat milk latte from the Flora Hub coffee bar on the 13th floor and start looking at my emails and calendar for the day. (This spot has the best views of the Bay — you can…

Bridging the employer-employee disconnect – The Official Microsoft Blog

Bridging the employer-employee disconnect – The Official Microsoft Blog

This morning in London, I sat down with Satya Nadella and Ryan Roslansky, LinkedIn’s CEO, to discuss how leaders can empower employees — and drive business impact — in the face of economic uncertainty. No matter how your people work, from remote to in-person to somewhere in between, understanding your workforce is more important than…

Helping publishers grow their digital business

Helping publishers grow their digital business

Before joining Google, Alejandra Brambila worked at Reuters helping publishers across Latin America integrate the news agency’s reporting into their publications. Working with newsrooms across the region, she saw first-hand the challenges they faced in building a sustainable news business. Now she applies that insight as a member of Google’s Latin America news partnerships team,…

Releasing Windows 11 Build 22621.607 to the Release Preview Channel

Releasing Windows 11 Build 22621.607 to the Release Preview Channel

Hello Windows Insiders, today we’re releasing Windows 11 Build 22621.607 (KB5017389) to Insiders in the Release Preview Channel on Windows 11, version 22H2.   This update includes the following improvements: We fixed an issue that affects some apps that were not signed by the Microsoft Store. You must reinstall them after you upgrade the OS.…

Facebook: An Independent Due Diligence Exercise into Meta’s Human Rights Impact in Israel and Palestine During the May 2021 Escalation

Facebook: An Independent Due Diligence Exercise into Meta’s Human Rights Impact in Israel and Palestine During the May 2021 Escalation

We want our services to be a place where people can express themselves freely and safely around the world. This is especially true in situations where social media can be used to spread hate, fuel tension and incite violence on the ground. That’s why we have clear rules against terrorism, hate speech and incitement to violence,…

News Showcase is launching in Spain

News Showcase is launching in Spain

I have very fond memories of me as a young girl sitting at the kitchen table with my father, reading the morning newspaper and filling out the crossword puzzle together. The tradition continues to this day; when I visit him at home, we have breakfast together and lively conversations about the day’s news. I’ve always…

Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25206

Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25206

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25206 to the Dev Channel. TL;DR The build includes changes to SMB authentication rate limiter behavior. We’ve got a few changes and improves including making the updated “Open with” dialog available to all Insiders in the Dev Channel, some updates for Dynamic Refresh…

Automotive

From metal to mobile: the evolution of the car key

From metal to mobile: the evolution of the car key

A staple of American car culture for the past hundred years, the classic car key has evolved drastically over time and may one day become obsolete as drivers look to more convenient solutions to operate their vehicles. Although car keys can be traced back to the early 20th century, the traditional metal key we’ve come…

The latest Volkswagen 2021 Enthusiast Fleet vision: A green 2021 Arteon ‘Big Sur’ concept

The latest Volkswagen 2021 Enthusiast Fleet vision: A green 2021 Arteon ‘Big Sur’ concept

A green 2021 Arteon ‘Big Sur’ concept. Disclaimer: Concept vehicle shown. Not available for sale. Specifications may change. Volkswagen unveiled its latest addition to the 2021 Enthusiast Fleet family — a striking, green-wrapped 2021 Arteon named after the scenic coastal area, Big Sur. Inspired by the unforgettable stretch of California coastline, the team wanted to…

Marketing

Recovery, community and healing on the job at Google

Recovery, community and healing on the job at Google

Finding hope through communityWhen I opened that link and read about Google’s Recover Together website — which includes a searchable map to find nearby recovery groups and support resources for people and their families — let alone featuring an actual Googler in recovery, I knew I was in the right place. Addiction is still too…

Tech Posts

Reimagine selling with Viva Sales

Reimagine selling with Viva Sales

Today we’re announcing the general availability of Microsoft Viva Sales on October 3, the first Viva application designed to improve the employee experience for a specific role: sellers. Viva Sales brings together a seller’s customer relationship management (CRM) system, Microsoft 365, and Microsoft Teams seamlessly in their workflow, enabling them to save time and return…

Bridging the employer-employee disconnect – The Official Microsoft Blog

Bridging the employer-employee disconnect – The Official Microsoft Blog

This morning in London, I sat down with Satya Nadella and Ryan Roslansky, LinkedIn’s CEO, to discuss how leaders can empower employees — and drive business impact — in the face of economic uncertainty. No matter how your people work, from remote to in-person to somewhere in between, understanding your workforce is more important than…

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