Archive: 04/21/2011

Toshiba launches 19nm process NAND flash memory

(PhysOrg.com) -- Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has fabricated NAND flash memories with 19nm process technology, the finest level yet achieved. This latest technology advance has already been applied to 2-bit-per-cell ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Semiconductors
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Image: Nile river delta at night

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the fascinating aspects of viewing Earth at night is how well the lights show the distribution of people. In this view of Egypt, the population is shown to be almost completely concentrated ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Jobs hopes to return 'as soon as he can': Cook

Apple's ailing chief executive Steve Jobs remains involved in major strategic decisions at the company and hopes to return to work full-time as soon as he can, a top Apple executive said on Wednesday.

dateApr 21, 2011 in Business
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Samsung 'crossed the line': Apple executive

Apple filed suit against Samsung last week because it had "crossed the line," a top Apple executive said Wednesday, but hopes to maintain a "strong relationship" with the South Korean company.

dateApr 21, 2011 in Business
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Obama pokes Facebook founder over necktie

US President Barack Obama faces a debt crisis, angry Republicans, and a hard fight to reelection -- but at least, he noted Wednesday, he got Facebook's youthful founder to dress up.

dateApr 21, 2011 in Other
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Limit to nanotechnology mass-production?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A leading nanotechnology scientist has raised questions over a billion dollar industry by boldly claiming that there is a limit to how small nanotechnology materials can be mass produced.

dateApr 21, 2011 in Nanophysics
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