Semiconductor

04.17.12
New material brings semiconducting to the graphene party
04.17.12

New material brings semiconducting to the graphene party

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have cooked up a new graphene-based material t...

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01.30.12
Tilera sees sense in the server wars, puts just 36 cores in its newest processor
01.30.12

Tilera sees sense in the server wars, puts just 36 cores in its newest processor

While Tilera's forthcoming 100-core processors threaten to set off fire alarms around the world, the...

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01.24.12
Apple now the world's biggest buyer of semiconductors
01.24.12

Apple now the world's biggest buyer of semiconductors

Gartner announced today that Apple became the world's biggest buyer of semiconductors in 2011, lea...

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01.24.12
Researchers use lasers to supercool semiconductor membranes, blow your mind
01.24.12

Researchers use lasers to supercool semiconductor membranes, blow your mind

Ah, lasers. Those wonderful, super intense beams of light that we've seen used in headlights, proje...

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01.24.12
Apple now the largest buyer of semiconductors according to Gartner
01.24.12

Apple now the largest buyer of semiconductors according to Gartner

No one would be shocked to learn that Apple is a major purchaser of semiconductors. Heck, hearing t...

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01.16.12
Samsung looks to borrow $1 billion to expand production capacity in Austin, Texas
01.16.12

Samsung looks to borrow $1 billion to expand production capacity in Austin, Texas

When you're producing chips for the iPad and iPhone, you need a serious facility to meet those deman...

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12.15.11
Cheap electronic skin edges us closer to cyberpunk future
12.15.11

Cheap electronic skin edges us closer to cyberpunk future

Researchers working for the Department of Energy's Berkeley Lab have figured out how to create re...

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12.12.11
New quantum tunneling transistors to make PCs less power-hungry
12.12.11

New quantum tunneling transistors to make PCs less power-hungry

Yes, that awesome new 8-core chip in your PC is the fastest thing on the block, but it's got your ut...

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12.12.11
Google doodle celebrates Robert Noyce; Intel co-founder and 'Mayor of Silicon Valley'
12.12.11

Google doodle celebrates Robert Noyce; Intel co-founder and 'Mayor of Silicon Valley'

The honor of having your own Google Doodle is bestowed upon only a few very special individuals...

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