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Egypt Court Drops Murder Charges Against Mubarak

Ousted Leader Remains in Jail on Separate, Three-Year Sentence<p>CAIRO—An Egyptian court dismissed murder charges against former President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday in the killing of hundreds of protesters by police in a 2011 uprising against his decades of autocratic rule, a decision that comes as …

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“thereisnofatebutwhat­wemake”—Turbo-charged cracking comes to long passwords

Cracking really long passwords just got a whole lot faster and easier.<p>For the first time, the freely available password cracker ocl-Hashcat-plus is …

WIND Mobile: $33/Month Back to School Promo, 2-Year WINDtab Coming August 8

WIND Mobile is introducing a couple changes tomorrow, with one of them being the switch over to two-year WINDtabs and also a $33 per month back to …

Review: The Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Feels Un-Zeiss-Like. Don’t Touit

If you’re here to read about the Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 for the Fujifilm X-mount, you’ve probably heard words like “great”, “amazing”, “superb”, …

Long Term Review: Nikon 35mm f1.8 G

It has been a long, uncanny road with this lens. I have had it since 2009. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G was the first lens I purchased beyond the …

Build a DIY Sound Blimp to Silence Your Camera for Less Than $100

Phoenix-based photographer Dan Tabár sometimes shoots on sound stages, sets, and quiet studios — locations where a loud camera would either cause …

Leica X Vario Type 107: Leica M Mini Final Name and Specs Leaked?

Perhaps Leica isn’t spreading false rumors through a strange marketing campaign after all. Earlier this week, we wrote that Leica may have been …

The Basics of Photography: C for Composition

Continuing on with our series on the Basics of Photography, this week we are at the letter C, which will be covering the topic of Composition. …

The Basics of Photography: B for Bokeh

A while ago we started our new educational series covering the basic terms of photography. The letter ‘A’ covered the term ‘Aperture’, and today we …

The danger of blindly trusting the technocrats

We are living in the age of the technocrats. In business, Big Data, and the Big Brains who can parse it, rule. In government, the technocrats are on top, too. From Washington to Frankfurt to Rome, technocrats have stepped in where politicians feared to tread, rescuing economies, or at least …