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Apple quietly acquired Israel’s Camerai, formerly Tipit, a specialist in AR and camera tech – TechCrunch

Apple quietly acquired Israel’s Camerai, formerly Tipit, a specialist in AR and camera tech – News

Apple is well known for picking up smaller startups on the hush-hush to augment its business, and today news leaked out about the latest of these… nearly two years after the fact. Sometime between 2018 and 2019, the iPhone giant reportedly acquired and shut down Camerai, an augmented reality and computer vision company based out …

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Google Maps adds street-level details in select cities, more colorful imagery worldwide – TechCrunch

Google Maps adds street-level details in select cities, more colorful imagery worldwide – News

Google Maps is getting a significant update that will bring more detail and granularity to its map, with changes that encompass both natural features and city-level details alike. For the former, Google says it’s leveraged computer vision techniques to analyze natural features from satellite imagery, then color-coded those features for easier visual reference. Meanwhile, select …

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TikTok launches a new information hub and Twitter account to ‘correct the record,’ it says – TechCrunch

TikTok launches a new information hub and Twitter account to ‘correct the record,’ it says – News

TikTok had already offered its statement regarding the Trump administration’s executive order that will ban the app from the U.S. if it’s not sold by Chinese-owned parent company ByteDance by a given deadline. Today, the company has additionally launched its own online informational hub and a new Twitter account designed to give it a dedicated …

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