Canon Announces Powerful New EL-1 Speedlite with Rechargeable Battery and EOS M50 Mark II Mirrorless Digital Camera; More Info at B&H

Photography News: Canon has released a powerful new Speedlite with a rechargeable battery, an LED modeling light and new Xenon bulb and EOS M50 Mark II mirrorless digital camera

B&H Photo is pleased to share that Canon has announced a new powerful on-camera flash unit with a Xenon bulb for consistent output and a rechargeable Li-ion battery that will enable up to 335 flashes per charge. Designed for professionals and advanced amateurs, the Canon Speedlite EL-1 provides a Guide Number of 197′ at ISO 100 and 200mm, which is comparable to that of the 600EX II-RT Speedlite.

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Canon EL1 Speedlite (Photo: Business Wire)

The new EL-1 has a range of 24-200mm with a fast recycling time of 0.1-0.9 seconds. It also features an LED Modeling Lamp with adjustable brightness and color temperature controls. With a fully charged battery, the

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Priscilla Chan on social media and how husband Mark Zuckerberg handles Facebook criticism

Priscilla Chan believes “a gradual release of responsibility” is an important factor when it comes to parents monitoring their children on social media, which has only heightened during the pandemic.

The philanthropist, doctor and wife of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke with Sheinelle Jones about social media safeguards parents need for their children and what gives her hope during a difficult time in an exclusive interview on the 3rd hour of TODAY Friday, one day ahead of World Mental Health Day.

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With many more kids at home due to remote learning and use of social media apps increasing during the pandemic, health experts are concerned about the adverse affect on the mental health of children.

Inside The South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival (Callaghan O'Hare / Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Inside The South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival (Callaghan O’Hare / Bloomberg via Getty Images)

“With everything, where there

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Mark Cross Relaunches Its Men’s Collection And Invests In New Technology

Mark Cross, an American luxury brand established in Boston in 1845, is revisiting its roots and looking to the future in its new men’s collection. While Mark Cross always had men’s pieces, this fall, it fully relaunches the collection with new silhouettes and an exclusive new logo. Pieces and the logo are inspired by the company’s long heritage and archives, but they are thoroughly modern. Mark Cross also partnered with TrueTwins, a technology company that provides a digital passport for every piece. A digital chip is embedded inside the product, which a smartphone can sense. Upon scanning the chip, your phone takes you to the Mark Cross app where you can view the certificate of authenticity, information on the piece’s sustainability, the supply chain, proof of ownership, and warranty. Even if you purchase the piece from someone other than Mark Cross,

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McDermott’s Mark Lowman on the transformative potential of digital technology || Energy Digital

NORWICH, England, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The COVID-19 pandemic has awakened the energy sector to the transformative potential of digital technology. Inefficient, costly and ineffective manual processes are being overhauled, electrified and integrated into a vastly more connected way of living and working.

In our cover story this month we spoke with Mark Lowman, Vice President of Operations at McDermott, to find out how one of Oil and Gas’ most successful companies is navigating the change.

“When I started, digitalisation was in its infancy in the industry,” he explains. “McDermott was still working in the same way it always had with adequate systems and processes while not fully understanding the benefits of digitalisation. We have created our Digital and Project Innovation Group who are supported by resources across the organisation. This allows us to educate our employees and the leadership as we prepare to evolve to a

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‘Follow the science!’ crowd sees mark of evil in a fly’s debate moment

It makes sense that the people who claim to “believe in” science as though it were a religion are a superstitious bunch after all.



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On Wednesday, during the vice-presidential debate, a fly landed on Vice President Mike Pence’s head. It stayed there atop his short white locks for about two minutes. The moment was humorous.

But for those who support the “follow the science” candidate, the fly was much more than a regrettable moment for Pence. It was an omen — something revealing a grave evil. Some in the news and politics business are reading into the debate fly the way ancient the Greeks read into animal entrails.

“I don’t think it’s ever a good sign when a fly lands on your head for two minutes,” failed GOP consultant and pro-Joe Biden activist Steve Schmidt said on MSNBC. “You know that’s a sign all

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Ad attacking Mark Zuckerberg to run during vice presidential debate

  • An ad slamming Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for the company’s handling of misinformation is expected to run during Wednesday’s presidential debate, per a CNN report.
  • The ad is already posted online and features Zuckerberg’s commentary at a congressional hearing overlaid with headlines reporting on Facebook’s recent missteps, such as its handling of QAnon networks.
  • Facebook remains under scrutiny from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle as regulators continue to fight for more accountability from Big Tech.
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An ad slamming Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to run during Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate, CNN first reported.

The ad, run by the group Accountable Tech, attacks Zuckerberg for the handling of misinformation on the social media site. The ad — which you can view here — features footage of Zuckerberg telling congressional leaders that as Facebook’s founder, he ultimately has responsibility for what

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Universal Display Corporation Congratulates Dr. Mark Thompson for Induction into the National Academy of Engineering

Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED), enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, congratulates Dr. Mark Thompson, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and Scientific Advisory Board member of Universal Display Corporation (UDC), on his induction into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Professor Thompson became a member of the NAE on October 4, 2020 at the Academy’s virtual annual meeting.

The National Academy of Engineering cited Professor Thompson for his “development of highly efficient electrophosphorescent materials for organic light emitting devices used in displays and lighting worldwide.” Professor Thompson was one of 86 new members and 18 international members named to the Academy, one of the highest professional honors in the engineering profession. According to the NAE, Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to “engineering research, practice, or education, including,

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Mark Zuckerberg Says He Has A Samsung Smartphone In His Pocket

Facebook CEO and Co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, revealed in a video that he is a fan of Samsung smartphones and has been using the Android phone from the OEM for many years.

Clearly an interesting revelation disclosed by Zuckerberg. This piece of info was revealed in a conversation with Tech YouTuber Marques Keith Brownlee, aka MKBHD.

Notably, Mark did not confine his statement only towards the love of Samsung phones, but he also highlighted his love for Android OS in general.

For the unaware, Samsung and Facebook have partnered in the past for various projects. Notably, the Gear VR uses Facebook’s Oculus technology. Besides, all the Galaxy devices come pre-installed with Facebook apps and services.

So, the company’s co-founder and CEO’s inclination and favoritism towards Samsung is quite understandable. However, the CEO also revealed some insight into this decision.

When MKBHD asked Mark which phone he has in his pocket right

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Mark Zuckerberg Sees Holographic TVs, Hologram Apps In Facebook’s Future

KEY POINTS

  • Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg said he is excited about virtual and augmented reality
  • He said the future of VR and AR includes the use of holograms
  • Facebook is currently working on a sleek pair of AR glasses

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he is “personally” excited about virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) in a recent interview and provided a glimpse into what the company could do with the technology in the future.

It’s no secret that Facebook is interested in AR and VR. The company has released VR headsets via Oculus. Previous reports also indicated that the company is working on AR smart glasses and is racing to get ahead of the competition, namely Apple and Google. These things show the social media company’s desire to become the best in VR/AR.

In a recent interview with YouTube personality Marques Brownlee, Zuckerberg said he sees holographic technology as

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120,000-Year-Old Human Footprints Mark Possible Migration Route Through Arabian Peninsula

Archaeologists at the Alathar lake site in the western Nefud Desert, Saudi Arabia.

Archaeologists at the Alathar lake site in the western Nefud Desert, Saudi Arabia.
Image: Palaeodeserts Project

Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia have discovered seven well-preserved footprints belonging to humans. Dated to around 120,000 years ago, these appear to be the oldest evidence of our species in the region.

Prior to the last ice age, somewhere between 112,000 and 122,000 years ago, two humans, possibly three, walked south along the shore of an ancient lake in what is now the western Nefud Desert of Saudi Arabia. The humans, as they crouched down to collect valuable freshwater, were not alone, as the lake had attracted elephants, horses, camels, and other animals desperate for a drink.

Their thirsts quenched, the humans departed, but not before leaving imprints of their feet in the mud flats. Same for the animals. The footprints dried out and solidified shortly afterward and then became covered in sand, preserving

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