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Sony Should Split From Its Sensor Business: Investor


One of Sony’s crown jewels in its empire is its image sensor business, which dominates global market share and has helped the company hit record profits. But now a famous investor is calling for Sony to spin-off the sensor business into a completely independent company. The Nikkei Asian Review reports ...

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Huawei Users Angry After Ads Quietly Show Up as Lockscreen Photos


Huawei has gotten quite a bit of bad press in recent days, and its latest PR nightmare is a strange one. Users around the world started complaining after advertisements began quietly showing up on their lockscreens as default photos. While other smartphones may come with beautiful landscape photos as default ...

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Texas Can Steal Your Photos Without Paying for ‘Takings’: Court


Photographers were just dealt a big legal blow this week after a Texas state appeals court ruled that the state can infringe upon copyright without risking punishment under the state’s or federal government’s “takings” clause. The copyright infringement battle is being waged between Houston photographer Jim Olive and the University ...

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How to Photograph in a Crowd


Whether it’s a wedding, a festival, or a protest, crowds present photographers with some unique challenges. I’ve spent some time working on figuring out the best ways to handle crowded environments in order to produce images that are consistent with my style, while conveying the energy of the crowd in ...

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The Winning Photos of the 2019 Nat Geo Travel Photo Contest


National Geographic has announced the winners of its 2019 Travel Photo Contest. Photographer Weimin Chu won the $7,500 grand prize for his Cities photo “Greenlandic Winter,” which shows the fishing village of Upernavik in Greenland. “Upernavik is a fishing village on a tiny island in west Greenland,” Chu writes in ...

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