Superpower: Samsung Unveils First Ever 64MP Smartphone Sensor

Samsung is pushing further ahead with smartphone innovations, revealing a 64MP sensor to the world today. This isn’t totally surprising. In fact, it is quite expected. Nonetheless, it is awesome to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Facebook’s co-founder made a passionate plea to break up the social network, but legal experts say the idea may be dead on arrival (FB, MSFT)

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes's proposal to break up the company faces serious legal and political hurdles, legal experts say. They say Hughes raised important issues of accountability that could be fixed by reforming Facebook's corporate governance structure, but it's unlikely to go far on its own. In a New York Times op-ed on Thursday, Hughes called for Facebook to be broken up into multiple public companies, and said that the company and CEO Mark Zuckerberg should be regulated more tight...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Microsoft, Samsung, Trends, Diamond, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Department Of Justice, Washington State, Chris Hughes, Justice Department, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Trump

Tokyo graffiti glamour

The graffiti wasn’t a surprise — it’s what I was there for. The view looking up towards the lift, on the other hand, most definitely was.
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Why breaking up Facebook is actually a terrible idea (FB)

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes says Facebook's power is so great across all of the tools billions of people use, that it needs to be stopped. And he's right. But his solution to break Facebook up into separately traded companies, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, while emotionally satisfying, is flawed. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes has made a compelling case about why Facebook, and its CEO Mark Zuckerbergare too powerful. The company has...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Okta, Congress, Trends, New York Times, Warren Buffett, Silicon Valley, Jack Dorsey, Chris Hughes, Major League Baseball, Jetblue, Federal Trade Commission, Todd Mckinnon, Zuckerberg, Don

Instagram Is Doing an Anti-Vaxxer Hashtag Purge

It takes mere moments to find thousands of Instagram posts from anti-vaxxers, but users spouting straight up bullshit about vaccinations on the photo-sharing platform are going to have a trickier time circulating their misinformation.Read more...
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Jaguars’ Telvin Smith steps away to ‘get my world in order’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith, the team’s leading tackler the past two seasons and a Pro Bowl selection in 2017, is stepping away from football to “give this time back to myself, my family & my health.” Smith made the announcement Thursday on Instagram, saying “at this time I must take […]
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From Facebook Divorce Announcements To Instagram Shade: The Art Of The Social Media Breakup

First Chris Pratt and Anna Faris took to the 'gram to announce their divorce. Then Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan. And who could forget Jonathan Van Ness's iconic breakup announcement and subsequent IG Story?Breaking up is hard to do. And in the digital age, it's even harder. How much do you share with the cyber world? How do you alert your loved ones when shit gets real? What's worth keeping private? The answer, of course, varies for everyone — but one thing's for sure: tons of people post abo...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Instagram, Washington, Portland, Channing Tatum, Chris Pratt, Anna Faris, Joe, Jenna Dewan, Nicole, Paula, Jenn, Momma, Jonathan Van Ness

FAA expects commercial drone market to triple in size by 2023 but consumer demand is dropping

The Federal Aviation Administration has just released its 20-year forecast predicting what may happen in the world of aviation between now and 2039. It covers a number of topics from international and domestic travel to commercial aircraft and UAVs. Of particular note is that the commercial drone market appears to be expanding rapidly. In fact, […] The post FAA expects commercial drone market to triple in size by 2023 but consumer demand is dropping appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Report, Drones, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Aviation Authority

Facebook cofounder calls for company to break up over 'unprecedented' power

Chris Hughes wrote in the New York Times Facebook’s acquisition of rival platforms has given Zuckerberg ‘un-American’ controlA cofounder of Facebook has called for the government to break up the company, warning that Mark Zuckerberg’s power is “unprecedented and un-American”.Chris Hughes, who helped established Facebook after meeting Zuckerberg at Harvard, wrote in the New York Times that Facebook’s acquisition of rival platforms had given Zuckerberg unparalleled power over speech and that, from...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, World news, US news, Whatsapp, Harvard, New York Times, Chris Hughes, Zuckerberg, New York Times Facebook, Facebook Zuckerberg

At the Open Mic Café...

... it's your turn. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Facebook says breaking up a 'successful American company' isn’t the right way to hold it accountable (FB)

After Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes called for CEO Mark Zuckerberg relinquish his stranglehold on the industry and for the company to be broken up in a New York Times op-ed on Thursday, the tech giant has responded.  "Facebook accepts that with success comes accountability. But you don't enforce accountability by calling for the breakup of a successful American company," Nick Clegg, Facebook's vice president of global affairs and communication, said.  Hughes is calling for a breakup of F...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, Standard Oil, Peter Thiel, Chris Hughes, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Hughes, Federal Trade Commission FTC, Harry McCracken, Nick Clegg Facebook, Disney Plus

Instagram blocks '#VaccinesKill' hashtag after CNN Business report

Instagram said Thursday it will now block additional hashtags that surface vaccine misinformation, but other hashtags and content promoted by anti-vaccination accounts are still thriving on the platform.
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Nikon stops forcing Snapbridge on users – unlocks real WiFi on the D850, D500, D7500 and D5600

Well, this is certainly an interesting bit of news. Nikon has actually, finally, stopped forcing their proprietary Snapbridge wireless system onto Nikon photographers. After a false advertising claim over the D500’s WiFi capabilities back in 2016, and then an open letter from LRTimelapse creator, Gunther Wegner in 2017, Nikon is finally capitulating and giving us real […] The post Nikon stops forcing Snapbridge on users – unlocks real WiFi on the D850, D500, D7500 and D5600 appeared first on DIY...
Tags: Photography, News, Wifi, Nikon, Firmware, Firmware Update, Nikon D500, Snapbridge, Nikon D7500, Nikon D850, Gunther Wegner, Nikon D5600

Samsung’s new sensor paves the way for 64MP smartphone photos

Samsung has announced today the world’s first 64-megapixel sensor for smartphone cameras. The ISOCELL Bright GW1 expands Samsung’s 0.8μm image sensor lineup from existing 20Mp to ultra-high 64Mp resolutions. Along with the ISOCELL Bright GW1, Samsung has launched another variant, the 48MP ISOCELL Bright GM2. The GW1 can produce 16Mp images in low-light conditions, while […] The post Samsung’s new sensor paves the way for 64MP smartphone photos appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Samsung, Smartphone, Image Sensors, Sensor, Smartphone Photography, Camera Sensors, Image Sensor, Smartphone Camera, Camera Sensor

12 Women In Tech Talk Parenting With Technology & Their Favorite Mom Gadgets

As far as moms go, mine is pretty tech-savvy. When she isn't DM-ing me an adorable dog and/or baby pic on Instagram, she is schooling me on how to organize my Gmail. She's also very partial to the prayer hands and kissy face emojis. Since we live thousands of miles from one another, technology is crucial to our relationship and enables us to interact every day (or sometimes, like, three times a day).Ahead of Mother's Day, I talked to 12 leading women in tech about the relationship between mothe...
Tags: Google, Fashion, Music, Instagram, Microsoft, Singapore, Siri, Silicon Valley, Venezuela, Quinn, Bumble, Facetime, Intuit, Google Photos, Alexa, Don

From Pink To Blue To White, Hilary Duff's Hair Evolution Is So Epic

Since she came on the scene more than 15 years ago, Hilary Duff has served as a walking Instafeed of top beauty trends. Throwback to her Lizzie McGuire era, and you'll recall the then-teen rocked teal eyeliner, extensions, and mad lip gloss — the beauty essentials of every ingenue at the time. And now? The mother of two is right on trend with a revolving door of rainbow-colored hair. (Duff says she gleans inspiration from Instagram, just like many of us.)Duff manages to dodge beauty victimhood ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, California, Disney, Entertainment Weekly, Hilary Duff, HILARY, Kevin, Faye Dunaway, Taylor Hill, New York Fashion Week, Lizzie McGuire, ZIMMERMAN, Duff, Zac Posen

The Pro-Approved Nail Trends You're Going To Want To Try This Summer

The best thing about nail trends is that, unlike your hair or wardrobe, they're very low-commitment. No matter how much you love or hate your latest color or art choice, like clockwork, it's only going to last a week or two, so why not experiment with the latest and greatest?If you're hoping to be on-trend with solid polish this season, opt for '80s brights and creamy nudes. But if you're looking to up the ante, you'll need the raddest nail art all the pros are trying. That means tons of minima...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Jessica Chastain, Instagram, Kendall Jenner, Coachella, Don, Blake, Michelle Williams, Elle Gerstein, Betina Goldstein

Amazon drops price on select Sigma Art lenses for Mother’s Day

Sigma is running Mother's Day specials on select lenses, including the 85mm F1.4 Art that is one of the best portrait lenses we've ever tested. While the Sigma rebate is for $100 off, Amazon has the lens for as low as $910. The post Amazon drops price on select Sigma Art lenses for Mother’s Day appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Photography, Trends, Sigma, Portrait Lenses, Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art

Instagram is hiding likes

In what may be a major blow to Instagram influencers and businesses that rely on social media, Instagram is testing hiding like counts from posts. According to Mark Zuckerberg, “As you scroll through your feed, there are no like counts. You can see who liked a photo or video, you can tap through to see [the list], and if you have the time you can add them all up yourself.” So while you can still see your own like count, you won’t be able to see others. The new system is currently being teste...
Tags: Travel, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Social Media, Canada, Zuckerberg, All, Influencers, Livestrong, Instagram Likes, Lia Haberman, Mel Brittner, Dave Coast

Wacom Intuos Pro S balances advanced features with portability and price

The newest Wacom Intuos Pro is designed for portability without sacrificing (many) advanced features of its pricier big siblings. Priced at $250, the Intuos Pro - Small is both touch- and sketch-friendly with on-device shortcuts. The post Wacom Intuos Pro S balances advanced features with portability and price appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Computing, Wacom, Wacom Intuos Pro, Computer accessories, Pen Tablet, Digital Photo Editing

The Shift: Instagram Is Trying to Curb Bullying. First, It Needs to Define Bullying.

The effort is part of a larger attempt by Instagram and its parent company, Facebook, to clean themselves up.
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Social Media, Artificial Intelligence, Facebook Inc, Bullies, Rumors and Misinformation, Dating and Relationships, Mental Health and Disorders, Instagram Inc

Now people can’t stop tweeting about Jerry Falwell Jr.’s pool boy

Jerry Falwell Jr.’s former Miami pool boy, Giancarlo Granda, insists he knows nothing about the alleged x-rated photos.
Tags: Twitter, Sex Scandal, Politics, Lifestyle, Miami, Pics, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Jerry Falwell Jr, Giancarlo Granda, X-rated Photos, Pool Boy

Here are two budget DIY ways to get the black light look without using actual black lights

If you want to achieve the black light look in your photos or videos, buying a bunch of black light bulbs can be quite pricey. But, you can DIY it for only $7. In this video, Jakob Owens of TheBuffNerds shows you two super simple ways to get the black light look without exceeding your […] The post Here are two budget DIY ways to get the black light look without using actual black lights appeared first on DIY Photography.
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16×20 Canvas Print For $22.50 From Walgreens After 75% Off Code

16×20 Canvas Print For $22.50 From Walgreens Use 75% off code (Exp: 5/10): FRAMEMOM Select from Landscape or Portrait. In-store pickup is free. Code will not work in the Walgeens App.
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Remember that rumoured DJI Action Camera? It might be launching in six days

A new teaser has popped up on the DJI website for… I don’t know what. Something. Possibly the rumoured new DJI Action Camera, possibly something completely different. Launching with the slogan “Unleash your other side“, whatever it is will be coming in five days and 20 hours. Assuming it’s not just illustrative and metaphorical, the […] The post Remember that rumoured DJI Action Camera? It might be launching in six days appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Dji, Gopro, Action Camera

Instagram will let you appeal post takedowns

Instagram isn’t just pretty pictures. It now also harbors bullying, misinformation, and controversial self-expression content. So today Instagram is announcing a bevvy up safety updates to protect users and give them more of a voice. Most significantly, Instagram will now let users appeal the company’s decision to take down one of their posts. A new in-app interface rolling out starting today over the next few months will let users get “get a second opinion on the post” says Instagram’s head of ...
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Nyle DiMarco celebrates turning 30 by stripping down to his birthday suit

The gender fluid deaf model turned the big 3-0 and to celebrate he shared a photo of himself in his birthday suit with his 1.7 million followers on Instagram.
Tags: Photos, Instagram, Lifestyle, Birthday, 30, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Nyle DiMarco, Goods

Instagram’s New Shop Account Is A Highly Curated Nudge To Buy More Stuff

The social media app has launched an account meant to showcase fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands.
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Looking to get into photography? Grab a Nikon or Canon with two lenses for $400

Newbie photographers take note -- you can start a camera kit from scratch with a body, two lenses, bag, and SD card for $400. The Nikon D3500 two-lens kit is currently at its lowest price yet, while the Canon EOS T6 kit sits at the same price point. The post Looking to get into photography? Grab a Nikon or Canon with two lenses for $400 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Photography, Trends, Nikon, Dslr, Canon, Entry-Level

Co-founder of Facebook calls for breakup of Facebook

Chris Hughes co-founded Facebook with Mark Zukerberg, and describes Zuckerberg in warm terms as a friend, but in a long op-ed for the New York Times, Hughes calls for the breakup of Facebook and identifies Zuckerberg's shortsighted prioritization of "clicks" instead of "security and civility" for the platform's toxicity, blaming the company's unusual share structure (which gives Zuckerberg an absolute veto over all matters of company policy despite holding a minority of its shares) for a situat...
Tags: Facebook, Post, Happy Mutants, News, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, Reagan, Antitrust, Ibm, George W Bush, Chris Hughes, Justice Department, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Mark Zukerberg

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