Facebook: New Privacy Features on WhatsApp

Facebook: New Privacy Features on WhatsApp

Today, we’re introducing new privacy features that provide interlocking layers of protection and give you more control over your messages on WhatsApp. Personal calls and messages on WhatsApp are protected with default end-to-end encryption, and over the years we’ve continued to add features like disappearing messages that self-destruct, end-to-end encrypted backups when you want to…

Toyota and its eclectic Cruiser collective

Toyota and its eclectic Cruiser collective

Toyota can trace the ‘Cruiser’ nameplate to June 1954, when technical director Hanji Umehara revealed that the new name for the off-road vehicle that had become known as the Toyota Jeep would now be the Toyota Land Cruiser. An evocative description as much as a name, Land Cruiser was also felt to resonate well within…

Microsoft and Unity partner to empower digital creators, 3D artists and game developers everywhere through the power of Azure

Microsoft and Unity partner to empower digital creators, 3D artists and game developers everywhere through the power of Azure

Unity selects Azure as its cloud partner; companies will work together to enable creators to reach their audiences on Xbox and PC At Microsoft, we have a profound commitment to empowering creators. Throughout the history of Windows, we’ve nurtured developers and fostered their creative innovations. We do the same on our Xbox-branded platforms, supporting developers…

Meet the team responsible for hacking Google

Meet the team responsible for hacking Google

There is very close collaboration between the team simulating the attackers and the teams acting as defenders (e.g., Threat Analysis Group (TAG) and Detection/Response teams), who might identify suspicious activities and respond to them. Since there are multiple exercises happening at any given time, we differentiate between several types of exercises and the response after…

Toyota Compact Cruiser Concept – what is it?

Toyota Compact Cruiser Concept – what is it?

Taking styling inspiration from the past, the Toyota Compact Cruiser Concept looks ahead, to see how a small, yet rugged SUV could fit into a fully electrified world. Revealed back in December 2021 as part of Akio Toyoda’s major BEV announcement, the Compact Cruiser was one of the highlights of the 30 new battery-electric vehicles…

Celebrating India’s Independence on Google Arts & Culture

Celebrating India’s Independence on Google Arts & Culture

Today, ahead of the Independence Day of India on August 15, we’re launching a new collection: ‘India Ki Udaan’, published in English and Hindi. This collection celebrates India’s unwavering spirit and its 75 years of independence, and the literal title translation means “India takes flight”. It allows anyone to explore more than 120 illustrations and…

How a love of art and engineering led Nichole to YouTube

How a love of art and engineering led Nichole to YouTube

Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns, apprentices and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s post is all about Nichole Lasater, a software engineer at YouTube, whose background in both…