Integrated circuit

06.18.14
A 56-year-old prototype of the first microchip going up for auction
06.18.14

A 56-year-old prototype of the first microchip going up for auction

Without the integrated circuit (IC) basically none of the things you take for granted in your life...

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06.09.11
IBM outs integrated circuit that's made from wafer-size graphene, smaller than a grain of salt
06.09.11

IBM outs integrated circuit that's made from wafer-size graphene, smaller than a grain of salt

Lest you don't care what your circuits are made of, listen up: graphene's the thinnest electric...

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04.25.11
Today marks 50th anniversary of first silicon integrated circuit patent (and the entire computing industry)
04.25.11

Today marks 50th anniversary of first silicon integrated circuit patent (and the entire computing industry)

There's little question that the last 50 years have represented the most innovative half-century in...

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04.19.11
Tabula scores $108 million to bring cheap, programmable chips to the masses
04.19.11

Tabula scores $108 million to bring cheap, programmable chips to the masses

If you were to pry open your laptop, microwave or TV you'd find they're all loaded with an array of...

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02.19.11
AT&T opens up video archives, shares the history inside
02.19.11

AT&T opens up video archives, shares the history inside

Where can you find Orson Welles, Marconi's daughter, Alexander Graham Bell's grandaughter, and inve...

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02.08.10
Sony develops 11Gbps short-range wireless intra-connection
02.08.10

Sony develops 11Gbps short-range wireless intra-connection

Before you get too excited about the bandwidth number, you should know that Sony's latest wireless...

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07.19.09
Integrated circuits with no standby power could be in use by year's end
07.19.09

Integrated circuits with no standby power could be in use by year's end

There's certainly no shortage of companies working to make electronics of all sorts more energy eff...

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09.13.08
Integrated circuit turns 50, now isn't that nifty?
09.13.08

Integrated circuit turns 50, now isn't that nifty?

Hard to believe that Jack Kilby's unsightly concoction (pictured above) turned 50 yesterday, but it...

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06.05.07
Hitachi and Oracle introduce anti-piracy tags in China
06.05.07

Hitachi and Oracle introduce anti-piracy tags in China

Considering the sensational amount of knockoff gadgetry and counterfeit software that manages to eme...

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