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DJI acquires majority stake in Hasselblad, the iconic Swedish camera company

Last year DJI took a minority stake in Hasselblad, the iconic Swedish camera company. The companies also announced a partnership to work together on high-end camera drones that would combine DJI’s drone aerial technology with Hasselblad’s cameras.<p>Now Luminous Landscape has reported, and multiple …

Drones

Congress looks to start building a Mexican border wall within months

In a bid to swiftly deliver on one of President-elect Donald Trump’s chief campaign promises, congressional Republicans are exploring ways to begin funding a barrier on the U.S. southern border starting as soon as April.<p>Multiple lawmakers described the plans Thursday, which would use authority …

THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL

The world’s most popular historic race meeting provides a unique opportunity to leave the modern world behind.<p>Located in the bucolic South Downs in West Sussex, England, the Goodwood Estate has been the historic seat of the Dukes of Richmond for more than 350 years. Motor sport has formed an …

Poll: On Eve of Election Day, Clinton Maintains Her Edge Over Trump

As Election Day looms, Hillary Clinton’s 6-point lead over Donald Trump remains unchanged from last week according to the final NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll.<p>Over the course of months of NBC News|SurveyMonkey polling, the numbers have remained remarkably stable. Clinton has …

Here Are All the Ways You Can Fund Your Startup

<i>The following is an excerpt from Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker’s new book</i> The Purpose Is Profit <i>(</i><i>Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2016</i><i>), which recounts</i> …

Russia says resumption of Syria peace talks delayed indefinitely

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday a Western failure to rein in violent Islamists in Syria had indefinitely delayed the resumption of peace talks.<p>A rebel fighter in Dahiyet al-Assad fires a shell towards regime-held Hamdaniyah neighbourhood, west Aleppo city, …

Middle East

Here's How Much GM's New Chevy Bolt EV Will Cost

General Motors says the base price for its all-electric Chevrolet Bolt will be $37,495 when it goes on sale later this year, nearly 7% more than …

The Last Samurai In Rare Photos From 1800s

The Meiji Restoration of 1868 took power from the warlords that had been the de facto rulers of Japan and consolidated it under the Emperor Meiji. …

Google loses bid over suing

<b>Google has lost a Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having the right to sue in the UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings.</b><p>A group of users claim that Google bypassed security settings on the Safari browser to install tracking cookies on their computers in order to target them with …

Get an HP Pavilion 17.3-inch laptop for $299.99

When is a laptop not a laptop? When it's designed to spend most of its time in one place, like a desktop. In other words, when it's too big for travel, but great for when you want a spacious screen and keyboard.<p>Today only, and while supplies last, Best Buy has the refurbished HP Pavilion …

Computer Hardware

Stories Like This are Why Urbex Photogs are So Secretive About Where They Shoot

The world of Urbex (short for “Urban Exploration”) photography is a secretive one. In general, Urbex photographers keep purposely silent on the …

Google launches music service in Canada as streaming competition heats up

Google is stepping into the streaming music game in Canada with the launch of Google Play Music, the latest in a growing number of services that could change how Canadians listen to their favourite songs.<p>The company announced Monday that its all-access subscription service would be the centrepiece …