Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation
The experiment was meant to prove how easy it is to hire digital henchmen.
Reddit's 'Change My View' community becomes a dedicated site
It even has the backing of Alphabet's tech incubator.
Alphabet's AI-powered Chrome extension hides toxic comments
'Tune' works with Facebook, Twitter and Reddit.
Google's Jigsaw is giving European politicians free DDoS protection
Project Shield will be available ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections.
Alphabet made a quiz to help you detect phishing scams
Its Jigsaw project wants to play a game.
Alphabet's Project Shield expands DDoS protection to politics
Previously, the service was open to news organizations only.
Google’s comment-ranking system will be a hit with the alt-right
The company's API for scoring toxicity in online discussions already behaves like a racist hand dryer.
'Sideways Dictionary' simplifies tech jargon for the masses
The Google/Washington Post venture uses analogies to explain "DDoS," "cookie" and other terms.
Typos are kryptonite to Alphabet's anti-trolling API
It's supposed to detect toxic language online, but it has some flaws.