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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘corning’

Samsung Acquires Over 7% of Corning

Of all the component manufacturers supplying the many pieces that make up modern smartphones, Corning has perhaps been the most important. Though early iPhones were prone to broken displays, Corning’s Gorilla Glass has consistently improved to the point where a small drop is now no worry for smartphone or tablet owners. Samsung, which has been making strides in recent years …

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Gorilla Glass 3 Ensures That The Galaxy S4 Is Nigh Scratch Proof

The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes out in just a few days, or a few weeks, depending on your carrier. While you wait to get your hands on the Samsung’s latest smartphone, you might be curious as to how the screen holds up to being attacked by knives, keys and coins. Well, indulge your curiosity as the first scratch test has …

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CES 2013: Your Next Smartphone Will Be Even More Durable Thanks To Gorilla Glass 3

Almost every smartphone on the planet employs Corning Gorilla Glass for its front panel. The exceedingly tough glass resists damage like nothing else, but it’s still not good enough for the folks at Corning. At CES 2013, the company announced that its strengthened its hallmark Gorilla Glass even more. Corning announced today that Gorilla Glass 3 is coming to a …

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iPhone Inadvertently Saves Kentucky Factory

While the vast majority of Apple iPhones are assembled in controversial Foxconn plants in China, much of the glass produced for the screens is made in Harrodsburg, a town of 8,014, roughly 30 miles southwest of Lexington, Kentucky. Glass and ceramics manufacturer Corning Inc., has a plant located there that makes Gorilla Glass, which is in turn shipped to China …

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