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Toyota and its eclectic Cruiser collective
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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…

How Google Assistant helped me spend more time outside
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How Google Assistant helped me spend more time outside

Summer is my favorite season, and whenever it comes around, I always try to soak up as much sunshine as I can. But with my schedule, it can be tough to carve out quality outdoor time. So as we hit the end of summer in the U.S., I set a challenge for myself — to…

Meet the team responsible for hacking Google
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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?
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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
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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
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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…

How we’re improving search results when you use quotes
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How we’re improving search results when you use quotes

In the past, we didn’t always do this because sometimes the quoted material appears in areas of a document that don’t lend themselves to creating helpful snippets. For example, a word or phrase might appear in the menu item of a page, where you’d navigate to different sections of the site. Creating a snippet around…

4 ways to use Touch to Search on Chrome
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4 ways to use Touch to Search on Chrome

3. Tap or hold down to get results.When we say “press” on words, that means you can usually tap or hold-down on words to activate Touch to Search, so it’s simple for you to search in context. Recently, we standardized what happens when you tap and when you hold down, so you’ll get the same…

Googlers for climate: meet Lisa Arendt
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Googlers for climate: meet Lisa Arendt

Based in Zürich, Lisa is Product Partnerships Manager for Maps. She helps partners to integrate their charging station locations into Google Maps, which makes recharging as seamless as possible for e-drivers.And by seamless, she means that charging should be as easy, safe and reliable as it is with petrol- or diesel-powered cars.She grew up in…

Supporting Asian-owned businesses in your community
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Supporting Asian-owned businesses in your community

Building up Asian-owned businesses’ digital skillsOver the past few years, Grow with Google has partnered with the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) to help Asian-owned small businesses grow. To date, we’ve helped more than 20,000 Asian-owned businesses expand their digital skills through workshops focusing on topics like e-commerce tools, design thinking for…