It's the end of an era. Parent company Micron has announced that they are discontinuing the Lexar retail brand. This includes 'memory cards, USB flash drives, readers, and storage drives.'
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According to a report by Nikkei Ricoh is facing its biggest crisis ever and will have to cut costs in order to survive.
Verizon is planning to combine AOL, Yahoo and a few of its other subsidiaries into a new ad platform called Oath.
The Fujifilm earnings report shows increased sales figures of both X-Series cameras and lenses and the GFX medium format system but an overall revenue decrease for the imaging solutions division due to currency fluctuations.
Take this rumor with a very big grain of salt: Japanese magazine, Sentaku, seems to be reporting that the nation's government wants Fujifilm to purchase a stake in Nikon to keep the brand Japanese-owned.
What can other shops learn from the success of Glazer’s, an 80-year-old camera retailer located in the heart of Seattle’s most 'techie' neighborhood?
Sony plans to make its semiconductor business unit less reliant on volatile demand from the smartphone sector by cutting costs, boosting production yields and increasing sales of sensors for cars.
Sony is the world's leading mirrorless camera brand but remains third for ILCs overall, it's said in a presentation to investors. A focus on high value cameras and lenses should boost operating income, it says.
A new report expects action camera growth to increase about 15% by 2021, with Ultra HD cameras driving demand.
It might not be much, but the latest industry figures from trade body CIPA suggest the camera market may have finally bottomed-out. Read more
On Monday, Nikon initiated legal action against ASML and Carl Zeiss AG over semiconductor lithography patents. Now the two companies have teamed up to counter-sue Nikon. Read more
Sony has adjusted its income estimate in part thanks to lower-than-anticipated costs for its image sensor business. Read more
Sony has announced that it is now ranked second in the U.S. full-frame interchangeable lens camera market, a position formerly held by Nikon. Read more
Ricoh has issued a response to a report from the Nikkei Asian Review, denying that the company is considering leaving the consumer camera business. Read more
According to a report by analyst firm The NPD Group, U.S. dollar sales of drones more than doubled in the 12 months ending February 2017 and premium features are in high demand. Read more
Sony semiconductor is planning to launch several medium-format image sensors with 100 or 150MP resolution in 2018. Read more
Nikon Corporation has announced that it is to bring all its optical engineering facilities under one roof with the establishment of a single division to service the needs of the whole organization. Read more
Nikon has formally announced a range of special-edition products to mark the company's 100th anniversary. First shown at the CP+ show back in February, we'll have to wait until June for pricing and availability information. Read more
Panasonic is likely to significantly scale-back its camera business, according to a report by Japan's largest business newspaper. The Nikkei Asian Review says the move is one of the proposals of a report prepared by the company's business planning department. Read more
GoPro plans to eliminate another 270 jobs, the company revealed in its Q1 2017 guidance report, via a combination of layoffs and open position cancellations. Read more
In its first public statement to the Japanese press since the DL-line cancellation, Nikon states that it will be focusing on medium-and-high end DSLR cameras, lenses and mirrorless cameras. To that, we say: it's about darn time. Read more
Nikon has officially put an end to the DL series. Announced just under a year ago, the three DL compacts would have had 1" sensors, and were originally set to ship in June 2016. Read more
Sony's quarterly results show an increase in image sensor sales, but smartphone and digital cameras sales have both decreased. Read more
Despite recent troubles with its HERO5 action-cam and Karma drone, GoPro is still on track to release the Hero6 in 2017. Read more
Four key scientists in the development of digital imaging technology are sharing one of the most prestigious prizes in engineering. Read more
One of the pioneers in the area of smart camera triggers, Triggertrap, has today announced in a blog post that it will cease operations in the near future. Read more
If you wondered why it took Sony so long to get back on its feet after an earthquake hit its sensor fabrication plant in Kumamoto, this picture taken in the aftermath might give you a clue. Read more
Thanks to new applications in mobile devices as well as the automotive and security industries, the global demand for CMOS image sensors is growing. Read more
Lily Robotics, the company behind the subject-tracking Lily Drone, allegedly used an expensive professional drone to shoot its promotional video, rather than a prototype of the actual device. Read more
VSCO, the company behind popular film emulations tools and a photography app, has confirmed reports that its New York office has been shut down and the employees working there have been laid off. Read more
Despite attracting a lot of attention and pre-orders, the company behind one of the first drones capable of tracking its user is shutting down operations due to a lack of funding. Read more
Nikon has been around for 100 years and to celebrate the anniversary its launched a pretty amazing anniversary movie that traces the company's history. There's also a catchy tune. Read more
On the heels of Kodak's announcement that it plans to bring its Ektachrome film back into production, Kodak CMO Steve Overman has revealed that the company is also looking into bringing back another beloved film: Kodachrome. Read more
The Freedom of the Press Foundation has penned a letter to manufacturers asking them to build encryption into their cameras. The letter is signed by over 150 photojournalists and filmmakers. Read more
GoPro's woes continue as it announces another round of layoffs on the heels of a recall of its Karma drone. Read more
Narrative, the company behind the Narrative Clip, has stopped selling its life-logging cameras. Read more
Getty Images has responded to the $1 billion lawsuit filed against it by photographer Carol Highsmith, arguing that she can no longer make copyright claims about the photos because they have been entered into the public domain. Read more
Manfrotto and Benro have settled their patent dispute regarding tripods whose center column to be lifted out of the collar and rotated by 90 degrees. Read more
F-Stop Gear has announced that KitSentry, the bag it sought (and successfully raised) funding for on Kickstarter, will not be brought to market. Read more
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