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Next up from Samsung? Possibly a drone that shoots selfies

The drone market could be worth several biliion dollars in the next five years, so it's no big surprise that Samsung's R&D team is reportedly looking into the possibility of launching an autonomous device for consumers designed primarily for taking selfies.

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Adobe hires former Shutterstock VP to run its new stock photo service

Adobe has brought over Scott Braut, the former VP of content at Shutterstock, to run its Creative Cloud operations. Braut is a veteran of the licensing and content market.


Man bit while taking selfie with rattlesnake, receives $150,000 hospital bill

Continuing to perpetuate the craze of taking ill-advised photos with dangerous animals, a California man through it would be a brilliant idea to snap a selfie of himself with a rattlesnake.


To lure millennials, Residence Inn uses booze, food trucks, and augmented reality

Hotel company Residence Inn is experimenting with augmented reality at some of its properties. Using a mobile-based app developed by Blippar, guests can unlock fun interactive experiences. It's all part of a goal to appeal to tech-savvy millennials.


Woman tries to take selfie with bison, gets flipped into air

Definitely a contender for one of the worst selfie attempts of 2015, a woman visiting Yellowstone Park thought it would be a brilliant idea to stand near a massive bison in order to capture the moment with a photo.


Here’s how to use your GoPro Hero3 cam for Meerkat live-streaming

Meerkat now supports the GoPro Hero camera for live-streaming video. The integration, currently in beta, marks the first time the app is extending broadcasting outside of a mobile device.


Welcome back, Flickr Pro: Premium plan returns with improved analytics, no ads

Flickr is reintroducing its Pro subscription plan. For $50 a year, users get access to new and improved analytics, ad-free browsing, and discounts for Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography plan and Flickr merchandise.


GoPro is working on a new mobile app that will let you edit and share videos

GoPro president Tony Bates announced on Tuesday the company has been working on a new mobile app that will allow users to edit and share videos from their mobile device. The app is in its final phase of testing and should launch by the end of the summer.


Sony jumps on the drone bandwagon with a new venture called Aerosense

Rather than jumping in the ring with consumer drone companies like DJI, Parrot, and others, Sony's new venture, Aerosense Inc., plans to use drones to provide aerial surveying services to businesses.

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To deter poachers, South Africa is filling rhino horns with cameras and GPS

Protect has developed a new anti-poaching system called RAPID (Real-time Anti Poaching Intelligence Device) that aims to solve the problem by embedding video cameras directly into the horns of the remaining rhino population, thereby making it easier for…

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Enlight photo-editing app adds iPad support, new ‘heal’ tool for easy fixes

Promising the power of desktop software, combined with the intuitive use of a smartphone app, Enlight is a new advanced photo editor for iOS that delivers Photoshop-like functions.


Google+ Photos shuts down on August 1: Here’s how to save your photos and videos

Google is shutting down Google+ Photos. Here's how to ensure a seamless transition to the service's replacement, Google Photos. Don't worry -- it's not as scary as it seems.


Instagram at last brings search to Web version

It's been a while coming, but Instagram has finally seen fit to introduce a search tool for the Web version of its photo-sharing service. Rolled out on Monday, the new feature lets users search for content by hashtag, location, and user name

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