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Sony, Fujifilm top rivals for Olympus tie: sources

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  By Taro Fuse and Isabel Reynolds – Reuters TOKYO | Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:29am EST TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp and Fujifilm Holdings are leading contenders for an equity stake in Olympus Corp, sources familiar with the situation said, as the scandal-hit medical equipment maker moves to shore up its finances. The field of…

PC World: Top 10 Compact Point-and-Shoot Cameras

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  Pocketable cameras are easy to use, and a great choice for the casual photographer. From ultracompact point-and-shoots to slightly larger models with manual controls, here are the top pocket-size cameras we’ve tested this year. Edited by Tim Moynihan Dec 23, 2011 3:00 am – PC World   Rating & Price Products 1   PCWorld…

Six Great Gifts For Photographers

By ROY FURCHGOTT – December 19, 2011, 5:47 pm – NY Times Still stuck for a gift to give your household shutterbug? Here are some of my favorite photo products from this year—as well as some perennial favorites—at a variety of prices Canon PowerShot S100 – Even if you favor an SLR, every dedicated photographer should…

Authorities Seize Documents in Raid on Olympus in Tokyo

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  By HIROKO TABUCHI – Published: December 21, 2011 – NY Times TOKYO — More than two months after Olympus’s former president blew the whistle on a huge accounting fraud, Japanese authorities raided the company’s headquarters here Wednesday, emerging several hours later with boxes of documents. TV cameras crews, tipped off in advance, were in position…

TAMRON Announces the THE 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC (Model B011), TAMRON’S First High-Power Zoom for SONY’S NEX-Series Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Cameras 1

  December 8, 2011, Commack, New York — Tamron Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of optical equipment, announced the introduction of an exciting new lens, the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III2 VC (Model B011). The new high-power all-in-one zoom lens is designed for the Sony NEX (E-mount) series of interchangeable-lens, lightweight and compact digital cameras. Tamron,…

Cameras Are Small, Quality Is Big

By David Pogue – NY Times – November 24, 2011 If you’re an electronics fan, you have plenty to be grateful for at this year’s Thanksgiving dinner: The dawn of easy-to-use touch-screen gadgets. A sensible C.E.O. at Hewlett-Packard. Angry Birds. And if you’re a camera buff, you can give thanks for the arrival of three…

Sony to boost image sensor capacity again

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  TOKYO | Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:50am EST TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp will boost its image sensor production capacity by 50 percent within two to three years starting next spring, the company said on Monday. The electronics giant had already planned to boost capacity of the chips used in digital cameras and smartphones…

Fall Into Photography Contest: Win a Sony a55 DSLR and Lens

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From TakeGreatPictures.com ENTER TODAY for your chance to WIN a Sony a55 camera and lens kit. Discover the speed, precision, and ability to capture the decisive moment with this amazing camera.  Capture the decisive moment with the Sony a55 DSLR  This convenient, fascinating, fun, high-performance camera will satisfy advanced enthusiasts as well as beginners, and…

Sony debuts two Android tablets

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By Paul Worthington – PMA Newsline Sony has entered the tablet race with devices it says “combine unique hardware, content and network services with seamless usability to create a world of engaging networked entertainment experiences.” The Tablet S has a 9.4-inch, 1280 by 800 touchscreen. It has a .3 megapixel front camera and a 5…

SONY Introduces World’s First Digital Binoculars with HD Video Recording, Zoom, Autofocus and STeadyShot Image Stabilization

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Share the Thrill of Discovery, Easy-to-Find, Never Lose the Subject; New Models Enable 2D and 3D Image Capture/Playback with Stunning Resolution, High-performance Features SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19, 2011 – Life’s “can’t miss” moments are now easier to observe and capture with the world’s first digital binoculars to record in AVCHD™ 2.0 format, from Sony. The…