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Kyushu earthquakes drag on camera manufacture

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April 29, 2016

At least three camera companies – Canon, Nikon, Sony – have indicated that production will probably be impacted by the Kyushu earthquakes. While there is scant detail at present, the most troubling potential issue for the industry as a whole … Continue reading

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Effects test big win for small business

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April 29, 2016

In a major victory for small business and the Nationals over big business, the government has agreed to write an ‘effects test’ into competition policy. It will make it easier to stop large businesses exploiting their market power to the … Continue reading

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New editing software to disrupt Adobe model

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May 2, 2016

If it lives up to the claims being made for it, new raw processing/image editing software from Oregon-based On1 has the potential to break Adobe’s monopolistic subscription pricing model. On1 Photo Raw is, as name implies, a raw image processor – … Continue reading

Research   

Small business views Budget grimly

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May 2, 2016

This year is surely one of the most ‘political’ in recent times, with the long-running phoney election campaign and the real election campaign which is about to replace it keeping the voters – and thus the retail economy – distracted … Continue reading

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Noritsu Precision sails on

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April 29, 2016

Noritsu Precision is the new company name under which Noritsu photo printing equipment will be manufactured and marketed following the transfer of NK Works shares from Noritsu Koki Co, to LifeStyle Japan Limited Partnership. The change was officially completed on … Continue reading

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SHORT EXPOSURES: May 2

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April 28, 2016

Head On kicks off…Canon sponsors Vivid again…You no Leica?…AIPP to host largest photo event in 2016… Head On kicks off The 2016 Head On Photo Festival has opened in Sydney (April 29), with a wide variety of displays, workshops and … Continue reading

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