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August 15, 2012

Newsbytes: Getty Images sells for $3.3 billion, GiMP 2.8, R&D 100k dpi printing, etc

The newsy buffers have filled up, so it is time to let the newsy news escape into the atmosphere...

+ Getty Images sells for $3.3 billion at NY Times Dealbook (via APE) and BJoP; interview with Getty Images CEO at British Journal of Photography

+ GIMP 2.8 released - see overview of changes and features at ephotozine

+ Nokia and Microsoft schedule September 5 press event (PureView technology will likely make its way into Windows Phone smartphones) - via Techmeme

+ R&D: stained glass nanotechnology can print up to 100,000 dpi at (via, Engadget)

+ NEX camera hacking project launches own website/forum at (via EOS-HD)

+ four-part video interview with John Brawley of Blackmagic Cinema camera via Planet 5D

+ Panasonic launches AG-AC90 3MOS video camera for 1800 euro via Photography Blog

+ Canon announces intentions to showcase their full video line-up (Cinema EOS, 4K, 4K screening, etc) at the 2012 IBC trade show (Sept 7-11, 2012) in Amsterdaaam

+ Google changes their search algorithm to penalize some non-elite copyright violators via Techmeme and PDN et al

+ False Alarm: new Yahoo CEO Marrissa Meyer did not open a Flickr account after all - via Thomas Hawk and PetaPixel and Techmeme

+ Imaging Resource launches camera-centric Q&A service - see example for Canon 60D

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