Jigsaw Stories April 8

‘Change My View’ Reddit community gets funding from Jigsaw to launch its own website

The internet is full of debates and arguments all over the place, and Reddit’s r/ChangeMyView has turned into a strong community of those looking for a friendly debate with strangers. Six years after its launch, Change My View is getting its own website, and that’s thanks in part to Jigsaw.

Jigsaw Stories March 12

Jigsaw is an Alphabet incubator tasked with using technology to tackle global security challenges. Notable projects include protections against DDoS attacks and DNS manipulation. Its latest is a Chrome extension called Tune to filter out toxic online comments with machine learning.

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Jigsaw Stories January 29

Targeting elections is now a common tactic aimed at disrupting democracy around the world. Last year, Google announced voter education, Ads Transparency, and security trainings ahead of European Parliament elections in May. The company today provided an update, including Jigsaw expanding its Project Shield DDoS protections.

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Jigsaw Stories January 22

Google’s Jigsaw publishes new quiz to test your ability to identify phishing emails

Millions of people fall for phishing emails on a daily basis. While some are incredibly obvious, others are actually fairly well hidden and average users can miss warning signs. Today, Google’s Jigsaw unit has published a quiz to test your ability to spot phishing emails.

Jigsaw Stories October 3, 2018

Formerly called Google Ideas, Jigsaw is an Alphabet company tackling global security challenges with technology. The incubator’s latest Android application is called Intra and works to combat online censorship of information and news sites.

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Jigsaw Stories September 18, 2018

At I/O 2018, Google AI was announced as a company-wide initiative that encompasses Google Research. Following that AI first approach, Google has been opening research centers around the world. The latest in France is now open, amid further expansion into the country.

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