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Former Olympus President and Six Others Charged with Fraud

Former Olympus President and Six Others Charged with Fraud 0

Olympus was rocked with scandal when it was revealed that the company was involved with what the Wall Street Journal dubbed “one of the biggest and longest-running loss-hiding arrangements in Japanese corporate history.” Everything unraveled when ex-CEO Michael Woodford uncovered the S1.7 billion cover up that began in the 1990s. Olympus chief Tsuyoshi Kikukawa eventually resigned, but not […]

Canon Predicts Slow Growth for 2012; President Uchida Resigns

Canon Predicts Slow Growth for 2012; President Uchida Resigns 0

Canon’s earnings report for October to December of 2011 were okay, but they weren’t good. Coming off from this lackluster quarter, Canon has predicted that they will be seeing a slower growth in 2012. Although the quarter-on-quarter operating profits rose 14 percent, Canon’s year-on-year profits were down. The manufacturer expects to rake in 390 billion yen […]

Doctored Photo of Kim Jong-il’s Funeral Pulled By News Agencies

Doctored Photo of Kim Jong-il’s Funeral Pulled By News Agencies 0

As with most other ideologies, there are many advantages and disadvantages to communism. However, there are many aspects of it that I doubt I’ll ever understand. For example, North Korea recently doctored a photo taken during Kim Jong-il’s funeral procession. The top photo was taken by Kyodo News, while the one at the bottom was released by the Korean […]

US Moves to Ban Firms From Using Photoshop In Cosmetic Ads

US Moves to Ban Firms From Using Photoshop In Cosmetic Ads 0

Most photos you see in ads often look too good and too perfect. Sometimes, that’s a result of some pretty amazing photography. Other times, that’s a product of  “enhanced post-production,” which I think is just some fancy wording for Photoshop. There are times when photoshopping stuff is okay and preferred. But when it comes to ads, […]

Helicopter Video of Polish Riots

Helicopter Video of Polish Riots 0

I have recently been getting involve in Kite Aerial Photography and I can’t help but be a little jealous of the manoverability of a small chopper.  So, how about a robocoptor as a news gathering tool.  YouTube user latajacakamera has a channel full of robocopter videos and recently captured the Polish Independance Day riots.  The […]