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Olympus to cut 2,500 jobs, sell equity stake to Sony or Panasonic

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  TOKYO | Wed May 30, 2012 3:21am EDT TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Olympus Corp, hit by a $1.7 billion fraud scandal, plans to shed 2,500 workers and sell an equity stake to either Sony Corp or Panasonic Corp in a bid to bolster its finances, local media reported Wednesday. Olympus, the world’s leading maker…

Modern Moms Choose Tech With Cat Schwartz

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – May 10, 2012) – Cat Schwartz, the Hi-Tech Mommy, tells us what moms want for Mother’s Day. With Sony Electronics’ new S-Frame digital photo frame, with WiFi, moms can display new and old memories without using a computer. The frame’s library of images can constantly be refreshed without the hassle of…

New Data from Sortable Shows Canon Winning Consumer Camera War

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Top Camera Brands Waterloo, On (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 New consumer data released today by online purchase agent Sortable shows more than 33 percent of consumers favour Canon when making a camera purchase. The study, which surveyed more than 275,000 people over a six month period, also found consumers are split between Point and Shoot…

ProMaster Debuts New Super Compact Yet Powerful FL100 TTL Flash Unit

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New easy-to-use flash unit is compatible with Nikon, Canon, Sony, Pentax, Olympus and Panasonic digital SLR cameras as well as various compact digital cameras Fairfield, CT (February 13, 2012) – ProMaster debuts today the new ProMaster FL100 High Power TTL electronic flash unit. Featuring a guide number of 100 in a super compact body, the…

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,…