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A guide to street photography: Matt Stuart, manners and human autofocus

<i>Street photography is the purest, most spontaneous way to create art with a camera. No studios, no props, no poses; all you need is the right equipment and a street with people on it. In this original series for Engadget, we'll follow three seasoned street fighters and try to glean some practical</i> …

Living with Google Glass: Day One | Engadget

Take it with a hefty dose of salt, but there are more signs that the Xbox 720 will feature always-connected gameplay. Could Microsoft be the one to make this model work, or has SimCity promised a Durango nightmare? http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/consoles/latest-xbox-720-leak-suggests-always-connected-gameplay-hard-disk-installs-1139211

Harry Potter? Not quite, but this invisibility cloak tech is still pretty nifty. http://www.techradar.com/us/news/world-of-tech/future-tech/latest-invisibility-cloak-tech-can-hide-a-single-skin-cell-1141143

Microsoft announces Build 2013 to be held June 26-28 in San Francisco

Developers, virtually mark your Windows Phone calendars: Microsoft announced that Build 2013, the company's developer conference, will be held from June 26th to 28th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Specifically, Microsoft announced that it will be sharing details and future plans for …

AIA crowdfunds a space program ad that would run in front of Star Trek (video)

As a federal agency, NASA can't run commercials -- a problem both for rallying broader public support and fostering the next generation of astronauts. The Aerospace Industries Association has both cultural and very practical reasons for improving that public awareness, so it's taking the unusual …

EA reveals Battlefield 4 headed to PC this fall, refuses to confirm next-gen (video)

This year's <i>Battlefield</i> series entry -- <i>Battlefield 4</i> -- is headed to PCs this fall. The game wasn't given other platforms, but logic dictates it'll arrive on the PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox 360 successor. Apparently, since only Sony's next-gen console is a known quantity and Microsoft's …

Operational F-35B fighter jet's first vertical landing was years, billions in the making (video)

Lockheed Martin's F-35 program has been a political whipping boy seemingly forever, but a production VTOL 'B'-variant of the pricey supersonic jet finally did what it was made for: a vertical landing. That happened nearly three years to the day after the estimated $304 million (each!) jet's first …

UK brings spies, police, business together for cyber threat center launch

Since spies tend to be equal opportunity hackers, the UK is forging an anti-cyber threat center that'll let spook agencies like GCHQ and MI5 share intelligence with police and businesses. It started last year as a pilot program called "Project Auburn," and will now be formally known as CISP (the …

PlayStation 4 lead looked at x86 chips in 2007, wants polished games on day one

Many game developers will tell you that the PlayStation 3's Cell processor was a real bear to support. What they can't tell you: the PlayStation 4's lead architect, Mark Cerny, was already thinking of a solution as far back as 2007. He just revealed to <i>Gamasutra</i> that he'd been researching x86-based …

Microsoft's next Office update is codenamed 'Gemini,' could ship this fall

Blue is to Windows as Gemini is to Office. Any questions? Well, that's unfortunate -- we don't have a ton of answers. What we do know, courtesy of some top-notch <i>ZDNet</i> reporting, is that Microsoft's next Office release is codenamed "Gemini," and that it could be making its way to your desktop by the …

Sony's PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 controller and Eye found at GDC 2013, we go eyes-on

Sony's next-gen console, the PlayStation 4, is getting an updated DualShock controller when it arrives at retail this holiday. It's also getting an updated PlayStation Eye camera, which brings the camera much more in line with Microsoft's Kinect than any previous versions. We found the PS4 …

Apple Expands 'Maps Ground Truth' Hiring to Rest of the World

Apple has expanded its postings for Maps Ground Truth jobs to the rest of the world, after initially hiring for similar positions only in Australia. 'Ground Truth' refers to information collected on location versus data collected remotely, such as satellite imagery.<p>The jobs, for 'Maps Ground Truth …

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The Building Is the New Server

Image copyright Oleksiy Mark<p>The personal computer is dead. As quickly as we moved from the desktop to the laptop, we are moving to the tablet — never …

The 10-Year-Old Security Sink Hole Slowing the Entire Internet, Explained

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The largest known hack attack of its kind brought the Internet to a crawl for users all over the …

The biggest cyber attack in the history of the Internet is happening right now

At this very moment, the largest cyber attack ever declared is emanating from a decommissioned, nuclear-war proof NATO bunker with five foot-thick concrete walls and a reputation for harboring spammers and cybercriminals. It’s all part of a dustup between CyberBunker—so named for the building just …

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Explore the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone with Google Street View

No-one has lived in the town of Namie, Japan for over two years since it was evacuated following the nearby Fukushima nuclear disaster, but you can visit for yourself today with Google Street View. Earlier this month, Google sent its camera-equipped cars into the exclusion zone at the request of …

Mozilla making the Web a gaming platform with Unreal 3 engine in a browser | Ars Technica

High performance JavaScript and WebGL could put high-end games on the Web.<p>Mozilla wants the Web to be a platform that's fit for any purpose. That's …

Sony dives deep into the PS4’s hardware power, controller features at GDC | Ars Technica

New tidbits on PlayStation 4 Eye camera and user interface as well.<p>At a presentation at the Game Developers Conference today, Sony Senior Staff …

Google Glass will reportedly be manufactured in the US

Google Glass headsets will be manufactured in the US, according to a report from <i>The Financial Times</i><i>.</i> Specifically, Google wil be manufacturing the headsets at a Foxconn plant in Santa Clara, California, making it the second product that we know Google has manufactured on US soil. The first of which …

NSA Declassifies — Sort Of — Its Super-Secret Internal Magazine

Among the many interesting facts about the super-secret National Security Agency is the fact that, for decades, it has published its own in-house …

Google starts notifying the first “winners” of the right to buy Google Glass for $1,500

Google has begun alerting the “winners” of its #ifihadglass contest (that’s “If I had Glass,” as a hashtag) that they will soon have the privilege of forking over $1,500 for a gadget that, by Google’s own admission, will by 2014 retail to the public for much less than that. But that’s the price of …

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