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04.19.15
The law that predicts computing power turns 50
04.19.15

The law that predicts computing power turns 50

Today represents a historic milestone in technology: It's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the...

By J. Fingas,   04.19.15
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04.12.13
TSMC narrows production of 16nm FinFET chips to late 2013, wants 10nm in 2015
04.12.13

TSMC narrows production of 16nm FinFET chips to late 2013, wants 10nm in 2015

For as often as TSMC has extolled the virtues of FinFET chip designs, we've been wondering exactly...

By J. Fingas,   04.12.13
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12.12.12
MIT researchers concoct smallest indium gallium arsenide transistor ever made
12.12.12

MIT researchers concoct smallest indium gallium arsenide transistor ever made

Researchers at MIT's Microsystems Technology Laboratories may be giving Moore's Law a new lease on...

By A. Santos,   12.12.12
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11.09.12
ARM chief tosses Moore's Law out with the trash, says efficiency rules all
11.09.12

ARM chief tosses Moore's Law out with the trash, says efficiency rules all

ARM CEO Warren East already has a tendency to be more than a bit outspoken on the future of comput...

By J. Fingas,   11.09.12
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08.27.12
Acronym-loving Samsung joins Intel and TSMC, buys stake in ASML
08.27.12

Acronym-loving Samsung joins Intel and TSMC, buys stake in ASML

Samsung's round of cash-flashing continues with a $629 million purchase of a three-percent stake i...

By D. Cooper,   08.27.12
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06.21.12
Researchers take nanowire transistors vertical, double up on density
06.21.12

Researchers take nanowire transistors vertical, double up on density

3D silicon is all the rage, and now nanowire transistors have further potential to keep Moore's La...

By S. Dent,   06.21.12
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06.15.12
Engadget Primed: why nanometers matter (and why they often don't)
06.15.12

Engadget Primed: why nanometers matter (and why they often don't)

Primed goes in-depth on the technobabble you hear on Engadget every day -- we dig deep into each to...

By S. Sakr,   06.15.12
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05.21.12
Raspberry Pi hands-on and Eben Upton interview at Maker Faire (video)
05.21.12

Raspberry Pi hands-on and Eben Upton interview at Maker Faire (video)

Unless you've been hiding under a rock lately, we're pretty sure you've heard about the Raspberry...

By M. Joire,   05.21.12
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02.21.12
Single atom transistors point to the future of quantum computers, death of Moore's law
02.21.12

Single atom transistors point to the future of quantum computers, death of Moore's law

Transistors -- the basic building block of the complex electronic devices around you. Literally bil...

By T. O'Brien,   02.21.12
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