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Drone Causes Aircraft Crash for First Time in the US: Report

After numerous reports of illegally flown drones interfering dangerously with airplanes and even denting a US Army helicopter rotor over the past few years, a drone may have just caused an aircraft crash for the first time the United States. Bloomberg reports that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has ...

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Instagram is Now Alerting Users When People Screenshot Stories

Instagram is testing out a new feature that Snapchat helped make famous: users are being notified when other people shoot screenshots of photos and videos in Instagram Stories. Some users have begun seeing advance notices from Instagram saying that the next time they shoot a screenshot or screen recording of ...

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This Crypto-Art Rose Photo Sold for $1,000,000

Kevin Abosch, the photographer who purportedly sold a photo of a potato for over $1,000,000 in 2016, has now become the photographer behind the world’s most expensive crypto-artwork by selling a photo of a rose on the blockchain for $1,000,000. CNN reports that the photo, titled Forever Rose, was purchased ...

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Windows 10 is Getting a New ‘Ultimate Performance’ Mode for Pros

Want to squeeze some extra juice out of your Windows 10 workstation? Microsoft has just unveiled a new “Ultimate Performance” power plan that’s coming to Windows 10 Pro. The new plan is designed for advanced users for whom “High Performance” isn’t enough. It helps speed things up by “eliminating micro-latencies” ...

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Lensbaby Unveils the Burnside 35, the First Wide-Angle Petzval Lens

Lensbaby has announced the new Burnside 35, a creative 35mm f/2.8 lens that’s the first-ever wide-angle adaptation of the Petzval lens design. Photos captured with the Burnside 35 have a bright central area of sharp focus and “striking” color rendition. This area is surrounded by a region of swirling bokeh ...

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Did this Photographer ‘Try’ to Get the Shot, or Did He Nail It?

Vanity Fair contributor Joanna Robinson raised the ire of photographers with this tweet regarding an image taken of figure skater Adam Rippon by Getty Images photographer Dean Mouhtaropoulos. Robinson later clarified her position as a misinterpretation, but putting the nuance of language aside, how successful is this image? Oh gosh ...

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Sony 400mm f/2.8 Lens Spotted at the Olympics

There have been reports of Sony developing a 400mm f/2.8 E-mount lens for the a9 mirrorless camera, and now the once-mythical lens has just been spotted in the wild. A taped up version of the monstrous white lens was seen this week at the 2018 Winter Olympics. sonyalpharumors reports that ...

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IKEA to Sell Hasselblad Masters Photos

IKEA and Hasselblad have partnered to launch a new IKEA collection of art photos. Called NORRHASSEL, the series will feature eight exclusive photos selected from the Hasselblad Masters Award collection. The popular Swedish furniture company started selling limited edition fine art photos in March 2016, and now the brand is ...

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