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Samsung caught using another DSLR photo to sell a phone camera

No, manufacturers still haven’t stopped using DSLR photos to fake phone camera shots. Photographer Dunja Djudjic has discovered that Samsung Malaysia bought one of her DSLR self-portraits through Getty and used a heavily edited version of it to advertise the portrait mode on the Galaxy A8 Star. from https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/04/samsung-uses-dslr-photo-to-sell-galaxy-a8-star-camera/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1600%252C1000%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1000%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2018-12%252Fff93d970-f803-11e8-9df7-126b8882e062%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3Deb5616f85fb09a9a19bdb8f351747e24f21590ad&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=7bc093eed16bc53f19fe5c4e88748eceb69883ef

NYPD police officers will start using drones

The New York Police Department has launched a new drone program, its first since it ended an unmanned aerial vehicle pilot program in 2011. from https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/04/nypd-police-officers-using-drones/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fresize%3D2000%252C2000%252Cshrink%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2018-12%252F01a76a70-f7f4-11e8-a7ee-4de3c08e0858%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D62eb7ebe98c5fb099764806a6f6747beb4539806&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=c82e3e261b9679206206ec54ae0ee8f57c524ee9

Thousands of House GOP campaign committee emails were stolen in hack

The Republican Party’s House campaign committee said it was a victim of “cyber intrusion” during the 2018 midterm campaign. Party officials told Politico that “thousands of sensitive emails” were stolen in the National Republican Congressional Committee hack. from https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/04/republican-house-campaign-committee-emails-stolen-hack/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D6000%252C4002%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1067%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-images%252F2018-12%252F977f9950-f7ea-11e8-b7f1-78b2e608832f%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D5a46298e27c710602f9c3124bd0636fe6566f60c&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=d46df0d25eb8f1d10711f629aeaac49cdca1609e

Heavy Rains and Hurricanes Clear a Path for Supercharged Mold

Anyone east of the Rockies will tell you this has been a wet year. It wasn’t just that Hurricanes Florence and Michael soaked parts of the South. from https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/heavy-rains-and-hurricanes-clear-a-path-for-supercharged-mold/https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/cache/file/D6D2C82F-8E9F-4ECE-973955253F6F841A_source.jpg?w=590&h=800&43CDC290-C94B-4C1A-B06F45256F814806

‘A kind of dark realism’: Why the climate change problem is starting to look too big to solve

In the daunting math of climate action, individual choices and government policies aren’t adding up. Solar panels are being nailed to rooftops, colossal wind turbines bestride the plains and oceans, and a million electric vehicles are on U.S. roads — and it isn’t enough. from https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/a-kind-of-dark-realism-why-the-climate-change-problem-is-starting-to-look-too-big-to-solve/2018/12/03/378e49e4-e75d-11e8-a939-9469f1166f9d_story.htmlhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/resizer/ly27vk9d_sARyT7dokH9dv_IArc=/1484×0/arc-anglerfish-washpost-prod-washpost.s3.amazonaws.com/public/I7RN7BXUFQI6RAGQ67QZJDKV6Q.jpg