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Technology Stocks : Corning Incorporated (GLW)
GLW 39.85-0.9%Jun 20 4:00 PM EDT

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Review: Corning's Thunderbolt Optical Cable

By Mikey Campbell / Apple Insider / Apple Insider

Already in its second generation, the Thunderbolt I/O protocol has been around for three years, but only recently did manufacturers begin production of optical cables to deliver the tentpole feature of long-distance data transfer. AppleInsider was able to test out this highly anticipated addition with Corning's 10m all-optical Thunderbolt cable solution.

After months of development, glass manufacturing giant Corning — which produces the Gorilla Glass used by Apple in its iOS product line — was first to bring an optical Thunderbolt cable to market late last year. With Optical Cables by Corning, the promise of long-distance high-speed interconnects, touted since the first-generation Thunderbolt-equipped computers hit store shelves in 2011, has finally been fulfilled. <snip>
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