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Hands-on with Corning's bendable Willow Glass (Exclusive)

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Glass so thin and pliable it bends? CNET gets ahead of the curve with Corning's future tech for smartphones and more. [Read more]...
Hands-on with Corning's bendable Willow Glass (Exclusive)
Corning announces ultra-slim flexible Willow Glass

Instagram launches redesign of camera and photo experience

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Instagram plans to announce a major redesign of the app on Monday in version 3.2, making improvements to the in-app camera feature as well as changes to the newsfeed and the addition of a new filter. The changes come as a reminder that even as some users are angry with...
Instagram launches redesign of camera and photo experience
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Corning unveils slim, flexible Willow Glass (video)

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That is not plastic in the image above, it's glass. In particular its a sheet of Corning's new 100-micron-thick Willow Glass, a new ultra-thin and flexible substrate for LCDs and OLEDs. The extreme thinness of the glass should lead to lighter, svelter devices, but it also means that shape...
Corning unveils slim, flexible Willow Glass (video)

Corning's flexible 'Willow Glass' won't appear in consumer products for at least 3 years

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Devices featuring Corning's bendable "Willow Glass" won't arrive for at least three years, an announcement that dampens expectations of a rumored Apple-built watch with curved glass display featuring Corning's technology....
Corning's flexible 'Willow Glass' won't appear in consumer products for at least 3 years

Inhabitat's Week in Green: go-kart made of Lego bricks, TOTO toilet bike and the launch of 'Willow Glass'

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. As we head towards the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, we're closely watching both candidates to see what they're doing for the...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: go-kart made of Lego bricks, TOTO toilet bike and the launch of 'Willow Glass'

Robopocalypse: Now liveblog

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We'll be discussing the history and near-future of robotics with luminaries from Willow Garage, Boston Dynamics (yes, the people behind Big Dog) and 3D Robotics. Our editor-in-chief, Tim Stevens, is orchestrating proceedings and we'll be liveblogging the whole event right here... in just a few minutes. March 17, 2013...
Robopocalypse: Now liveblog

UPDATED: Robotics Lab Willow Garage, Maker Of PR2, Not Shutting Down, But 'Changes Are Afoot'

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A spokesman for Willow Garage said, “There are some changes afoot at Willow Garage” but the company is not planning to shut down. Willow Garage, the robotics maker that created the PR2, will likely shut down within the next few months, reports IEEE Spectrum, citing multiple sources within the company....
UPDATED: Robotics Lab Willow Garage, Maker Of PR2, Not Shutting Down, But 'Changes Are Afoot'

Penguin snaps up the worldwide publishing rights to Whale Trail, will debut first book in October

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With its stunning visuals, slick gameplay and awesome soundtrack, you may be one of the hundreds of thousands of smartphone and tablet gamers that have enjoyed Whale Trail, the brilliant flying game from London-based design agency ustwo. When we reviewed the app, we believed Whale Trail would become the “next...
Penguin snaps up the worldwide publishing rights to Whale Trail, will debut first book in October

Geeks Without Bounds Organizes Hackathons to help crisis response for Sandy

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Humanitarian tech accelerator Geeks Without Bounds (GWOB) is helping to organize six international hackathons this weekend to aid crisis response for the devastating effects of hurricane Sandy. In conjunction with Crisis Commons, hackers, developers and designers are invited to join Crisis Camps in Boston, DC, Oregon, Auckland, Galway , San Francisco...
Geeks Without Bounds Organizes Hackathons to help crisis response for Sandy

Willow Garage to Shut Down

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IEEE Spectrum has learned that Willow Garage, the Silicon Valley robotics powerhouse that brought the world the PR2, ROS, TurtleBot, and several robotics spinoffs, will likely be dissolving within the next few months.Continue reading >>...
Willow Garage to Shut Down

PR2 maker Willow Garage turns to commercial robotics

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Following a report that it will close, the popular startup says it will instead become a self-sustaining company. [Read more]...
PR2 maker Willow Garage turns to commercial robotics

Willow Palin and friends vandalize empty house, Sarah Palin directs Alaska Troopers to charge the friends but not Willow.

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Willow Palin and friends vandalize empty house, Sarah Palin directs Alaska Troopers to charge the friends but not Willow.

Corning: No Willow Glass in devices for three years

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Corning's flexible Willow Glass won't appear in products until 2016 at the earliest, the company tells Bloomberg. Corning Glass Technologies president James Clappin explains that despite the company's own hopes that Willow would reach the public in 2013, potential buyers haven't developed products that can actually exploit the glass. He...
Corning: No Willow Glass in devices for three years

Corning shows slim and flexible Willow Glass

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Corning, which makes Gorilla Glass found in many portable electronics such as smartphones, tablets, and notebooks, has now introduced a new product called Willow Glass. It's promised to be very thin and flexible, allowing future gadgets to be wrapped completely in it, Corning said. Willow Glass will support thinner backplanes...
Corning shows slim and flexible Willow Glass
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Corning Introduces Ultra-Flexible Paper-Cut-Inducing Willow Glass

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Corning introduces its new ultra-thin and super-flexible Willow Glass that the company says is just as tough as Gorilla Glass....
Corning Introduces Ultra-Flexible Paper-Cut-Inducing Willow Glass

DailyDirt: Open Source Robots

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Robots are getting better and better at performing simple repetitive tasks that most people think are fairly easy to perform. But if you're not paying attention to robot developments, you might have missed some robots that have been taught to do a few more impressive feats. Here are some examples...
DailyDirt: Open Source Robots

Willow Garage Is Not Shutting Down, But Is Changing Its Funding Model

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The firm behind the PR2 robot was rumored to be in such straits that it was heading for the door, but an update on its blog says otherwise. Contrary to earlier reports, Willow Garage is not closing down. The robotics firm, creator of the PR2 personal robot as well...
Willow Garage Is Not Shutting Down, But Is Changing Its Funding Model

Instagram Releases a Small Update, Complete With a Shiny New Filter

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Instagram updated its mobile application on Monday afternoon, introducing a few tweaks to the app’s camera function, along with a new photo filter. Among the most noteworthy changes in the new version: A redesigned camera interface, complete with improved Camera Roll image selection. Tweaks to the image news feed, including...
Instagram Releases a Small Update, Complete With a Shiny New Filter

Instagram for iOS gets a newly reworked camera, delves into recent photo history

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Instagram knows it can't stay still just because it's under Facebook's wing. Accordingly, a new iOS update has delivered a (quite frankly welcome) remake of the camera and editing interfaces. While snapping photos, there's a more stylized interface with an optional grid to perfect that rule-of-thirds composition, if you...
Instagram for iOS gets a newly reworked camera, delves into recent photo history

Willow Garage talks TurtleBot 2 (video)

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Want to try out ROS (Robot Operating System) on an official Willow Garage product, but don't have the $400,000 required to pick up our old pal, PR2? You're precisely the audience the company is looking to hit with the TurtleBot, a (relatively) low-cost robotics kit (around $1,500) that looks...
Willow Garage talks TurtleBot 2 (video)

Apple Doesn't Need Corning for an iWatch, LG is ready to go

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Earlier this week Bloomberg reported that Corning the maker of Apple's iPhone glass stated that it would probably take at least three years before companies start making flexible displays using its new Willow material. This led to speculation that Apple's iWatch would have to wait three years. While that was...
Apple Doesn't Need Corning for an iWatch, LG is ready to go

Apple experimenting on 'watch-like' device, reports say

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Apple is currently experimenting on a "watch-like" device, according to sources for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. The Times claims that the device is based on iOS, and employs curved glass. While curved glass isn't unique in the electronics world, the Times sources suggest that Apple...
Apple experimenting on 'watch-like' device, reports say

Suitable Technologies introduces Beam, the remote presence device (hands-on)

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Telepresence is a booming business these days, with high speed wireless networks enabling plenty of folks to enjoy the pleasures of working (or attending class) from the comfort of home. While some such devices leverage the power of tablets or smartphones, the visual and audio quality such systems deliver...
Suitable Technologies introduces Beam, the remote presence device (hands-on)
Instagram diverts attention from botched policy change with another new filter
Instagram courts hardcore photography fans with new filter and improved editing features

Roku gets DISHWorld content in streaming-only deal

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DISH has partnered with Roku to launch a new, streaming-only service that will be sold to customers across the U.S., regardless of whether they’re subscribers of DISH’s pay TV offering or not, both companies announced Wednesday morning. DISHWorld, as the service is called, will offer a number of international packages...
Roku gets DISHWorld content in streaming-only deal
Gorilla Glass: Now protecting 1 billion devices from the menace of keys
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