Google Pixel 6a’s Camouflage Tool to Make Its Way to Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro: Report

Google Pixel 6a was launched in India last week on July 21 and it is now set to go on sale in the country for the first time on July 28. The smartphone packs a 12.2-megapixel dual rear camera setup and an 8-megapixel front shooter. The smartphone also brings an intelligent addition to the Magic … Read more

Amazon Debuts CodeWhisperer as an AI Code-Writing Tool for Tech Workers, Developers

Amazon on Thursday announced a tool to help software developers write code, the latest such effort by the tech industry. The service, called Amazon CodeWhisperer, suggests how to program, and also scans for security and bias issues in web developers’ projects, Swami Sivasubramanian, a vice president at Amazon’s cloud division, said at a company conference … Read more

Meta to Scrap Tool Researchers Use to Track Misinformation Online, Report Says

CrowdTangle, a tool owned by Facebook parent Meta that monitors content on the internet, has played a vital role in disrupting misinformation on social media, but it reportedly won’t be around for much longer. Meta plans to shut down the platform, though no concrete date has been set, according to a Bloomberg report Thursday. Meta, which purchased … Read more

Amazon launches CodeWhisperer, a GitHub Copilot-like AI pair programming tool – TechCrunch

At its re:Mars conference, Amazon today announced the launch of CodeWhisperer, an AI pair programming tool similar to GitHub’s Copilot that can autocomplete entire functions based on only a comment or a few keystrokes. The company trained the system, which currently supports Java, JavaScript and Python, on billions of lines of publicly available open-source code … Read more

Meet Dall-E Mini, the Viral AI Image Tool Fueling Twitter’s Nightmares

On the internet, nightmare fuel just about everywhere you look. The latest source: Dall-E Mini, an AI tool capturing attention on social media thanks to the weird, funny and occasionally disturbing images it creates out of text prompts. Batman surfing. Erin Carson / Dall-E Mini Dall-E Mini lets you type a short phrase describing an … Read more

TSMC Says It Will Have Advanced ASML Chipmaking Tool in 2024

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co executives said on Thursday the world’s biggest chipmaker will have the next version of ASML Holding NV’s most advanced chipmaking tool in 2024. The tool called “high-NA EUV” produces beams of focused light that create the microscopic circuitry on computer chips used in phones, laptops, cars and artificial intelligence devices such … Read more

Discord gets autonomous moderation tool to fight spam and slurs

Today, Discord is announcing widespread availability of AutoMod, an autonomous moderation tool built directly into the platform to take the strain off human moderators. Alongside the official launch of AutoMod, Discord is also letting more servers offer paid memberships to their users and is adding new features to manage these premium subscriptions. AutoMod is designed … Read more

Grafana open sources its on-call management tool – TechCrunch

Last November, Grafana Labs launched OnCall, an on-call management tool for DevOps and site reliability engineering (SRE) teams, as part of its fully managed Grafana Cloud service. Today, the company announced that it is open-sourcing this tool, which should make it easier for companies in regulated industries that can’t use the Grafana Cloud to use … Read more

No-code tool Next Matter lands $16M to automate business processes – TechCrunch

Next Matter, a workflow automation platform for business operations, today closed a $16 million Series A funding round led by OMERS Ventures with participation from BlueYard and Crane Venture. The proceeds will be put toward expanding the team from 15 to 75, according to CEO Jan Hugenroth, with a particular emphasis on the U.S. and … Read more