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Corning Unveils New Gorilla Glass for Smartphone Camera Lenses

Corning has announced a new Gorilla Glass brand glass composite that is designed specifically for use in smartphone cameras and claims it has a unique combination of advanced optical performance, superior scratch resistance, and durability. The company says that the new glass, which it is calling Gorilla Glass with DX and Gorilla Glass with DX+, is made to help smartphone manufacturers develop…
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AI startup funding remained strong in Q2, report finds

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. The pandemic spurred investments in AI across nearly every industry. That’s according to CB Insights’ AI in the Numbers Q2 2021 report, which found that AI startups attracted record funding…
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Diverse AI teams are key to reducing bias

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. An Amazon-built resume-rating algorithm, when trained on men’s resumes, taught itself to prefer male candidates and penalize resumes that included the word “women.” A major hospital’s algorithm, when asked to assign risk scores to patients, gave white patients similar scores to Black patients who were…
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Pelican Launches Line of Protective Camera Lens Covers

Pelican, a company known for making high performance hard-shell protective cases for a range of tasks, has partnered with CM Brands to launch a new “Pelican Outdoor” collection, which features new silicone-based rugged lens protectors. The lens cover launch comes…
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Biggest iPhone assembly plant in China not affected by massive floods [U]

Update: According to a new report by WSJ, the Foxconn assembly plant in Zhengzhou was hit by flooding on Wednesday. Power went out and water seeped into the site, employees say, but the damage appears limited. After the torrential rain in Zhengzhou in China this Tuesday, Taiwan electronics manufacturer Foxconn said that its factory hasn’t been impacted by major flooding in the city. As…
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Astronomer shows stunning Milky Way iPhone photo

An astronomer has shown a highly impressive Milky Way iPhone photo, taken with the iPhone 12 Pro Max using the camera’s ProRAW mode. Tom Kerss says that this image isn’t even the best result possible with the phone … He tweeted the image, expressing his appreciation…
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Best iPhone photos announced in 2021 iPhone Photography Awards

The IPPAwards page is now showing its pick of the best iPhone photos of 2021, with a surprising winner in the top category. Above is the Grand Prize Winner… Transylvanian Shepherds was awarded the Grand Prize, shot on an iPhone 7 by Istvan Kerekes. It’s an interesting shot, but to my eyes doesn’t have an especially great composition, and the subjects are very underexposed. Bonding won…
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