Corning

Is tablet demand slowing down?

Corning, the maker of the hard-to-shatter Gorilla Glass put on the map by the original iPhone, saw a reduction in demand for its glass for tablets during the most recent quarter, according to financial analysts, sparking concerns that the market for tablets may be slowing down.

Boom: Forecast Calls for 180 Million Tablets by 2014

There is a tablet boom coming — if the vast displays of tablets at CES were not enough and Google’s Honeycomb didn’t impress you, well a key maker of tablet components is now forecasting a massive boom – 180 million tablets by 2014 versus 20 million in 2010.

How Smartphones Are Lifting Fortunes of an Old-Economy Gorilla

During the fiber boom, Corning became the darling of Wall Street. A decidedly old-school industrial era company that specialized in making glass, Corning is getting rich of another boom — this time from smartphones like the iPhone. And all that is thanks to its Gorilla glass.