Pedro Albuquerque

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Russian Photographers Sneak to Top of Great Pyramid and Capture the View

Russian photographer Vitaliy Raskalov recently visited the Great Pyramid of Giza with two of his adventuring photography buddies: Vadim Mahorov and …

Field Tests: Zeiss 50mm F1.4, 50mm F2 Macro, 18mm F3.5, on the 5D Mk II

I recently got the opportunity to team up with my old boss, Sal Cangeloso of Geek.com to try out some wonderful Zeiss glass on the Lower East Side in …

Judge recommends Facebook ownership lawsuit be dismissed, calls contract a 'fabrication'

Paul Ceglia has long insisted he's entitled to 50 percent of Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook empire. He filed a lawsuit against the social network's founder in 2010, claiming that a 2003 contract between the two granted Ceglia control over half of Zuckerberg's stake. Facebook has vehemently denied the …

This crowdfunding campaign aims to put a 30-second NASA commercial in movie theaters

Earlier this month, NASA released a video entitled, "We Are The Explorers," a moving montage of the space agency's achievements over the years with an eye toward the future. "Everything we have accomplished leads us to this moment in time, where exploration will take us to the planets and the …

Flipboard 2.0 refreshes app's look, now lets everyone run their own magazine (hands-on)

Flipboard announced today that it has 50 million users, and also released a new version of its app that lets every one of them become an editor-in-chief. Flipboard 2.0 is "the most epic release we've ever done," CEO Mike McCue told <i>The Verge</i>, and most of its new features focus on curation: users can …

LG Optimus G Pro review

<i>Anything you can do, I can do better...</i><p>LG and Samsung are in the midst of a battle. An epic back-and-forth. A billions-of-dollars tit-for-tat. The two Korean conglomerates, part of the chaebol system that dominates commerce and politics in their home country, are immensely and constantly …

HTC One faces possible stock shortages in Taiwan

It seems everyone wants a piece of the HTC One. The “unprecedented demand” for the phone – as well as the Ultrapixel shortages – has caused release delays in several markets, including HTC’s home turf of Taiwan. While the device will still hit stores this week, the stock apparently will be quite …

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Tensions remain about BRICS development bank

Despite a year of negotiations, the BRICS bloc of countries is still bickering over key details of a planned development bank to compete with the World Bank.<p>At their summit in the South African resort city of Durban, the leaders of the five BRICS members – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South …

Rio 2016 Olympics: stadium closed indefinitely over safety fears

Rio de Janeiro's preparations for the 2016 Olympics have suffered a blow after the city's mayor ordered the indefinite closure of a recently built …

Brazilian doctor investigated over 300 hospital deaths

A Brazilian doctor who has been charged with the murder of seven patients is being investigated in almost 300 other cases, according to health …

North Korea 'Photoshopped' marine landings photograph

North Korea has been caught doctoring a photograph to double the number of hovercraft in a military exercise as part of its increasingly aggressive propaganda campaign.<p>The picture showed vessels with the same give-away shine on the front, moving through the water at an identical angle and throwing …

Joe Donnelly Supports Background Checks

WASHINGTON -- If legislation expanding background checks for gun purchases is to make its way through the Senate, it will almost undoubtedly need near-universal support among Democrats. That's because the legislation will likely face a 60-vote threshold for consideration. And with only a handful of …

In 'Disney Infinity,' worlds collide in your virtual toy box

Plus, there's 'Tron'<p>Kid-focused augmented reality game <i>Disney Infinity</i> seems like a me-too cash grab, and in a lot of ways it is. After the massive, on-going success of Activision’s <i>Skylanders</i> — a franchise that combined relatively simple video games and collectible toys into a highly lucrative …