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Hoya sells off Pentax digital camera business

The company is selling Pentax to Ricoh in a deal reportedly worth $124 million. The deal is expected to close in October.

By July 1, 2011

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Firefighting robot can douse your flames for $96K

This tracked monster can spit out 600 gallons of water per minute and take on train wrecks. Just don't step on the hose.

By October 4, 2012

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Pentax to stop making compacts, focus on SLRs

In a move that stems from Ricoh's recent buy-out of the company, Pentax will stop producing compact cameras and instead focus on interchangeable lens models.

By July 15, 2012

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Ricoh announces Leica M mount for GXR series

Although it sounds like putting a Lomo lens on a D3s, you'll be able to use Leica lenses on a GXR.

By August 5, 2011

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High-end Pentax 645D camera heads to Europe

The Hoya subsidiary announces at Photokina that it's bringing its medium-format 645D camera to Europe. Coming along is a more aggressive marketing stance.

By September 23, 2010

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Photokina: Snapshot of camera trends (roundup)

At the Photokina imaging show in Germany, the spotlight shines brightly on high-end gear from the likes of Canon, Panasonic, Samsung, and many others.

By September 24, 2010

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Hoya to assimilate Pentax

Hoya and Pentax have announced plans to merge

By January 2, 2007

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Korea to build magic kingdom for robots

South Korea is getting ready to build a robot theme park that features reconstructions of robot-oriented movie sets, a robot arm ride, and even robot cashiers and performers.

By February 17, 2010

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Mini robot can cruise through burning buildings

A Korean firm is developing a reconnaissance robot that can enter burning buildings to check for people and gauge the danger level for firefighters.

By October 7, 2009

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This week in Crave: The all-the-ooze-you-can-use edition

Ceatec and CTIA weren't the only things going on in the gadget world this week. Here are some of the other big/interesting/amusing stories we covered.

By October 10, 2009