Adobe-led tech coalition finalizes standard for digital content provenance, identifying the source and edits of photos and videos, to help catch deepfakes (Ina Fried/Axios)

Ina Fried / Axios:
Adobe-led tech coalition finalizes standard for digital content provenance, identifying the source and edits of photos and videos, to help catch deepfakes  —  As part of its effort to fight deepfakes, a coalition of tech companies led by Adobe has finalized the details for a standard …

Polly, which offers tools to automate customer workflows for the mortgage industry, raises a $37M Series B led by Menlo Ventures (Mary Ann Azevedo/TechCrunch)

Mary Ann Azevedo / TechCrunch:
Polly, which offers tools to automate customer workflows for the mortgage industry, raises a $37M Series B led by Menlo Ventures  —  Polly, a SaaS technology startup aiming to “transform” the mortgage capital markets, announced today that it has raised $37 million in a Series B funding round led by Menlo Ventures.

The ethics of the metaverse

We’re all in a rage about the metaverse, the universe of virtual worlds that are all interconnected, like in novels such as Snow Crash and Ready Player One. But we have a host of issues to consider when it comes to an ethical way to build and run the metaverse — before we plunge into it too quickly. That […]

Google Pixel 7 news and rumors: What Google’s next big phone could bring

The Google Pixel 6 represented a shift in direction for Google. The phone is the first to offer a Google-designed chip, in the new Tensor chip, plus it offers some incredible camera features, and more. But while Google has been building phones for a long time, the Pixel 6 is still a first-gen product in …

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