image compression

Boasting a technology that can dramatically increase the capacity of existing polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing used to identify people infected with COVID-19 and other illnesses, ChromaCode has attracted new funding…

ChromaCode’s tech to boost COVID-19 testing gets Bill Gates’s backing

Deep Render, a London startup and spin-out of Imperial College that is applying machine learning to image compression, has raised £1.6 million in seed funding. Leading the round is Pentech,…

Deep Render raises £1.6M for image compression tech that mimics ‘neural processes of the human eye’

Twitter is changing the way it processes uploaded images, and the new way of doing things will be much-appreciated by any photographers sharing their work on the platform. Twitter engineer…

Twitter will now preserve JPEG quality for photo uploads on the web

Mozilla today announced the launch of the latest version of its mozjpeg image encoder for JPEG files. The new version is already being tested on facebook.com, and Facebook donated $60,000 to…

Mozilla Launches Improved JPEG Encoder