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The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is giving new meaning to the term photobomb. We’ve talk about the much-loathed “selfie” quite a bit here on HotHardware. After all, we can’t get away from the term given that smartphone manufacturers have made it a point to cater to the market with higher-quality front-facing cameras complete with their own LED flashes. However, one Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant has found out the hard way that posting selfies on social media is a quick way to find ridicule — or in this case, an untimely death. The eager terrorist took a selfie while standing in front... Read more...
For a company as forward thinking and advanced as Google, even something as seemingly mundane as redeveloping a campus can elicit a nerdgasm. That's because Google isn't sticking to traditional architectural design as it looks for approval to redevelop part of its campus in North Bayshore. Instead, Google tapped a design studio to help it improve upon modern construction, and the renderings so far are absolutely beautiful. "Today we’re submitting a plan to redevelop four sites—places where we already have offices but hope to significantly increase our square footage—to the Mountain View City Council.... Read more...
Who says the economy is still rough in Northern California? Just months after Apple announced plans that it would soon be moving ahead with a second headquarters south of San Francisco, Facebook has now received the proper blessings to construct a second campus in Menlo Park, California. The secondary headquarters will be within walking distance of the first, reportedly "west of Bayfront Expressway, near its headquarters on the other side of the road." The city council voted 4-0 to let Facebook move forward, obviously its formal way of 'Liking' such a plan. Based on early plans, the company is... Read more...
Paul Allen is about to richer with a single transaction, if you can imagine that’s even possible; the Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner’s investment group, Vulcan Inc., owns a huge swath of office space--1.8 million square feet--in Seattle’s South Lake Union area, and Amazon is looking to buy it. Amazon is reportedly paying $644 per square foot, which is the costliest ever in Seattle for an office building over 100,000 square feet. The final price tag is $1.16 billion, which Reuters reports is the “the United States' biggest single-asset commercial real estate... Read more...
Gamers Depot recently made the trip to see AEGIA's corporate headquarters in St. Louis, MO and has posted a brief article outlining his trip. In the coming months, it will certainly be interesting to see how much traction AEGIA can get with developers to have them design titles around this new technology. We've heard some compelling reasons for and against dedicated PPU's and are anxious to see how the market will react. One thing is certain, we are all less than thrilled at the idea of having to buy yet another multiple hundred-collar component to enjoy the latest and greatest games.We're happy... Read more...