June 2014

GoPro goes public June 26, 2014

On June 26, 2014, GoPro CEO and founder, Nick Woodman, rang the bell on the NASDAQ trading floor, signaling the start of the trading day and GoPro’s first day listed on the NASDAQ exchange thus marking another huge milestone for GoPro. GoPro's stock (GPRO) started around US$30 per share, and as of June 30 reached US$40. [See GoPro's announcement]
-- Posted Monday, June 30, 2014 by chb

Canon launches new optics microsite
Canon U.S.A. announced a new microsite devoted to helping people understand the incredible power they can access when they look at the world through the right lens. While a DSLR camera body is a very important creative tool, lenses help photographers of all levels realize their artistic vision. This microsite will help consumers grow creatively and expand their photographic tools beyond kit lenses. [See Canon's Through the Right Lens site] -- Posted Thursday, June 26, 2014 by chb

Cool and useful gear: StarTech's 7-port USB charger
Every now and then we need to mention some of the truly useful gadgets that come into our lab, that we end up using all the time, and that a lot of our readers out there could probably use, too. One such gadget is StarTech's 7-port USB charger. It's amazing how nice it is to charge all your gear at once and use only one wall outlet. [See StarTech 7-Port USB Charging Station] -- Posted Monday, June 16, 2014 by chb