Semiconductor

09.30.12
New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)
09.30.12

New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)

In many ways, graphene is one of technology's sickest jokes. The tantalizing promise of cheap to p...

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08.21.12
Samsung spending $4 billion to renovate Austin chip factory
08.21.12

Samsung spending $4 billion to renovate Austin chip factory

Premiership footballers will be weeping in envy at the way Samsung's been spending its cash this m...

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08.13.12
IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer
08.13.12

IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer

A fundamental challenge of developing spintronics, or computing where the rotation of electrons ca...

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08.11.12
Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels
08.11.12

Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels

Harnessing the power of the sun is a tricky business, but even the past few weeks have seen some i...

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07.17.12
Samsung swallows up CSR mobile and location patents for $310 million
07.17.12

Samsung swallows up CSR mobile and location patents for $310 million

The S-Wallet has opened and absorbed $310 million-worth of connectivity and location patents from B...

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07.10.12
Intel to buy 15 percent of silicon fab equipment maker ASML, wants manufacturing machines made faster
07.10.12

Intel to buy 15 percent of silicon fab equipment maker ASML, wants manufacturing machines made faster

Chipzilla didn't get its position as the king of semiconductors by twiddling its thumbs, folks. It...

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07.04.12
Qualcomm enlists Samsung, UMC to help meet 28nm Snapdragon S4 demand
07.04.12

Qualcomm enlists Samsung, UMC to help meet 28nm Snapdragon S4 demand

Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 chipset is certainly hot (well, not too hot), but it looks like demand is...

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07.02.12
Micron scoops up Elpida Memory, 50-percent production boost for $2.5 billion
07.02.12

Micron scoops up Elpida Memory, 50-percent production boost for $2.5 billion

There's no question that Micron has shifted its focus away from PCs in favor of producing componen...

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06.21.12
Sony, Sumitomo push laser projectors forward with a new, more powerful green laser diode
06.21.12

Sony, Sumitomo push laser projectors forward with a new, more powerful green laser diode

As cool as lasers are, so far there are precious few commercially available display devices availa...

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