Next-Gen Gorilla Glass Wants to Save Your Phone From Fateful Drops 

Few of us ever really bat an eye if we get a scratch or two on our smartphone's screen. The real heartbreaker is when the phone is accidentally dropped or knocked off a table and the screen shatters, leaving it completely unusable. It's a fate many of us have experienced before, and one that Corning now claims we'll… » 11/20/14 8:52am 11/20/14 8:52am

TRONify Anything With This New Colorful Glowing Thread

Forget about all the company's work on its incredibly durable Gorilla Glass. No one's going to care if their smartphone's screen gets scratched when Corning's other major innovation hits consumers. Because when their device is covered in Fibrance, a fiber-optic thread-like material that glows in any color and looks… » 9/16/14 3:36pm 9/16/14 3:36pm

Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass Slaughters Bacteria With Toxic Silver

Everywhere you go you're touching gross things and then touching your phone. How often do you disinfect your phone? Probably never! Luckily, Corning has developed a new version of its tough Gorilla Glass that kills bacteria. The trick is filling the glass with tiny silver bullets to murder the bastards. » 1/06/14 8:30am 1/06/14 8:30am

The Miracle Bendy Displays of the Future Are Still Years Away

The frustration with devices like a hypothetical iWatch—or a completely imaginary roll-up tablet (maybe a Vaio or something?)—is that they're made up of parts, and sometimes those parts don't exist quite yet. Or, in the case of Corning's brilliantly flexible Willow glass, they exist, but no one knows quite how to use… » 2/28/13 11:34am 2/28/13 11:34am

Corning Introduces Super Bendy Fiber Optics For Your Home

When it comes to bandwidth, there are few grails as holy as fiber-to-the-home, also known as FFFFTTTTTTTTHHH. But it hasn't been very cooperative. Fiber optic signal dies if it is bent at 90 degree angles twice, so you're screwed unless you live in a round house. Corning, prodded by Verizon to come up with a decent… » 7/23/07 8:00pm 7/23/07 8:00pm