Evernote buys image editor Skitch

Evernote, maker of the cloud-based note-taking app of the same name, has taken over Australian firm Skitch, which produces a Mac app for editing and annotating photos.

Software edits huge images in seconds instead of hours

University of Utah computer scientists have developed software that edits gigapixel images in seconds to produce preview images useful to doctors, intelligence analysts, photographers, artists, engineers and others.