Big, fast, weird data
The "Big Data" research that continues to dominate IT agendas has traditionally focused on making sense of the growing volumes of computer data. Yet in recent years, the volume question has given way to the other V's of Big ...
28nm process technology achieves increased capacities in on-chip flash memory in microcontrollers
Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced that it has developed the industry's first 28-nanometer (nm) flash memory intellectual property (IP) for microcontrollers (MCUs) using a 28 nm process technology.
SDSC assists in whole-genome sequencing analysis under collaboration with Janssen
A recent whole-genome sequencing (WGS) analysis project supported by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego has demonstrated the effectiveness of innovative applications of "flash" ...
Toshiba sues South Korean rival for corporate spying
Japan's Toshiba has slapped South Korean rival SK Hynix with a lawsuit seeking damages claiming that it received sensitive trade secrets from a Japanese engineer.
Samsung mass producing advanced 4Gb DDR3, using 20 nanometer process technology
Samsung Electronics today announced that it is mass producing the most advanced DDR3 memory, based on a new 20 nanometer process technology, for use in a wide range of computing applications.
Freescale introduces amazingly small ARM MCU
Toshiba launches application processors supporting wireless communication of high quality video
Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of the "TZ5000 series" of application processors supporting wireless communication of high quality video, as the latest addition to its ApP Lite. Sample shipments ...
Facebook testing Blu-Ray Disc technology for cold storage
Opportunity still roving on Mars after a decade
A decade after landing on Mars, the rover Opportunity is still chugging along.
You've got mail: Clinton-to-space laptop up for auction
A more than 15-year old laptop doesn't go for much on eBay—unless it's the one Bill Clinton used to send the first ever US presidential email.
Experts explain why big data is a big deal
Turns out even the experts have difficulty wrapping their heads around the concept of how quickly – and drastically – what's come to be called 'big data' has changed our daily lives.
Relativity shakes a magnet
The research group of Professor Jairo Sinova at the Institute of Physics at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), in collaboration with researchers from Prague, Cambridge, and Nottingham, have predicted ...
Suitable memory for factory-automation control, metering and industrial equipment
Fujitsu Semiconductor announced the developed of a new FRAM product, the MB85RC1MT, with 1 Mbit of memory, the highest memory density of the company's products with an I2C serial interface. The new produc ...
Researchers develop a robot that can learn to navigate through its environment guided by external stimuli (w/ Video)
Researchers of Freie Universität Berlin, of the Bernstein Fokus Neuronal Basis of Learning, and of the Bernstein Center Berlin and have developed a robot that perceives environmental stimuli and learns to react to them. ...