Google brings fossils and artifacts back to life after fire destroys Brazilian museum – CNET

Sci-Tech Google brings fossils and artifacts back to life after fire destroys Brazilian museum Brazil’s Museu Nacional caught fire in September, destroying millions of historical pieces. by Gordon Gottsegen December 14, 2018 9:12 AM PST This skull belongs to Luzia, an early human estimated to have lived between 11,000 and 11,500 years ago. Museu Nacional/UFRJ

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Google, Apple, Adobe make your phone photos better by boosting raw format – CNET

Mobile Google, Apple, Adobe make your phone photos better by boosting raw format Outgrowing JPEG’s limits? Here’s good news. by Stephen Shankland December 14, 2018 5:00 AM PST If you take your smartphone photography seriously, it might be time to change your habits. That’s because of improvements to a core camera technology: the raw photo

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Google vows not to sell its facial recognition technology for now – CNET

Tech Industry Google vows not to sell its facial recognition technology for now The search giant says it needs to work through “important technology and policy questions” first. by Richard Nieva December 13, 2018 11:46 AM PST Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.  Stephen Shankland/CNET Google will refrain from selling facial recognition products until it

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Congress whiffed in grilling Google CEO about China’s Dragonfly project – CNET

Tech Industry Congress whiffed in grilling Google CEO about China’s Dragonfly project Caught up in partisan bickering, Congress didn’t dig into the big issues. by Richard Nieva December 12, 2018 11:54 AM PST Google CEO Sundar Pichai answered a lot of questions about anti-conservative bias.  Getty Toward the end of the three-and-a-half hour congressional hearing

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