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June 25, 2019

Hasselblad Releases Upgraded Medium Format Mirrorless Camera

Hasselblad is continuing to push the creative limits of portable medium format photography with the announcement of the X1D II 50C. This medium format mirrorless camera is a follow up to X1D, which changed the game when it was released in 2016 due to its compact design. The Hasselblad X1D II 50C takes that award-winning design even further, using new technology to give photographers a professional, portable workflow.

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June 7, 2019

Robert Downey Jr. Announces Plans to Fight Climate Change Using AI and Robotics

Following in the footsteps of celebrity activists like Leonardo DiCaprio and Gisele Bündchen, actor Robert Downey Jr. is using his fame to help the environment. During his keynote speech at Amazon’s Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics and Space (re:MARS) tech conference, the Iron Man star announced the Footprint Coalition. Set to launch in April 2020, the project plans to use robotics and technology to clean up the planet.

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May 21, 2019

Jeff Koons Becomes Living Artist with Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold

Jeff Koons has reclaimed his title as the living artist with the world’s most expensive artwork sold at auction. The triumph comes after his 1986 stainless steel sculpture Rabbit fetched $91.1 million—including fees—at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art sale in New York. The record is one previously held by the controversial artist, whose love it or hate it work has made him one of the most talked about artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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May 15, 2019

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Unveils New Space Lander to Bring Supplies to the Moon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced his plans to go to the moon in a news conference for his space company Blue Origin. Until now Bezos had been relatively quiet about what Blue Origin was developing, but that has all changed with the unveiling of the Blue Moon Lander. Designed to carry payloads to the lunar surface, the lander was the star of the show as Bezos explained his company’s plans.

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