Corning looking to downsize following tough quarter

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Smartphone touch screen manufacturer and optical fibre specialist Corning, which counts Apple among its biggest customers, has warned that it could reduce its headcount, blaming the weak economy for it performing short of expectations.

Samsung teams up with Corning for OLED displays

Samsung has signed an agreement with specialty glass and ceramics manufacturer Corning to establish a new venture for the organic light emitting diode (OLED) device market. Based in Korean, the newly formed entity will supply OLED backplane glass substrates for Samsung Mobile Display, as well as for the broader Korean market.

Smart Cabling: Constructing a cost effective reliable and upgradeable cable infrastructure for your data centre/enterprise network


Published by Corning

As data centre and enterprise network facilities today are under unrelenting pressure to deliver higher capacity, highly reliable systems with sound technology robustness for the future, facilities continue to adopt the truly future-proof technology of optical fibre instead of legacy copper based cabling systems. We explore the reasons behind this migration and demonstrate how smart cabling choice, including the use of new bend insensitive fibre technology, can cost and performance optimise your network facility.

Next Generation Optical Fibre: Making Your Broadband Network Go Further


Published by Corning

As a recent blockbuster video on YouTube called “A Day of Glass” demonstrates, with the inventive pace of communications technology these days, it is realistic to foresee a world where even the most humble of appliances in our homes and at work,like fridges and desktops, are fully connected and enabled as video and voice interactive devices. It is easy to see that such a world would require an unimaginable amount of bandwidth. The millions of hits that this video has had indicate a real world interest in a future that is so technology and telecoms enabled, and thus offers an explanation for, and a justification for supporting, the incessantly increasing consumer demand for bandwidth in telecoms networks of today.