Google developed its own mobile chip to help smartphones take better photos

Google Pixel 2 camera

There’s a lot going on under the hood of your smartphone camera every time you push the button

The Google Pixel 2 does a lot of processing work on each photo as part of its HDR+ platform.

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AMD Reveals Why Threadripper CPUs Have 4 Dies Under the Hood

AMD has explained why there are four die under Threadripper’s hood, and it’s not what we thought: Two of the four “die” apparently aren’t CPUs at all.

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Pegasystems CTO Don Schuerman: Trust the Technology


Most customers aren’t eager to look under the hood to examine the processes underlying their experiences, suggested Don Schuerman, CTO of Pegasystems. “The contemporary customer doesn’t really care about CRM. They care about the experience they have, and in most cases they know little or nothing about the fact that there’s a technology behind the scenes called CRM. What customers expect is an experience that is first and foremost personalized. It reflects an understanding of them as an individual, and it’s tailored to their unique needs.”

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Facebook Gives News Feed a Tune-Up


Facebook on Thursday slammed the hood, wiped its hands, and introduced the latest set of upgrades to its News Feed engine. The all-new 2015 Facebook News Feed gives users more control over the content they see when they cruise the world’s largest social network. The new tools allow users to set their top friends, and content from those accounts will be given preference over others. The personalized News Feeds will catch up users with all of the content shared by priority accounts since their last visit to Facebook.

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Google Calls In Legal Eagles in MPAA Piracy Skirmish


Google has filed a lawsuit against Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, the latest salvo in its piracy battle with the Motion Picture Association of America. Hood targeted Google with an “unreasonable, retaliatory and burdensome” subpoena, the complaint says. The referenced subpoena likely is part of a coordinated campaign known as “Project Goliath,” an antipiracy effort by the MPAA and six major Hollywood studios that appears to be directed against Google. Goliath was uncovered last week, thanks to emails leaked following Sony’s hack attack.

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