AMD rolls out 6300 server chips for higher performance / watt
Uh-oh, Intel. Globalfoundries to fast-forward into 14nm
3-D, after-the-fact focus image sensors invented
(PhysOrg.com) -- At the heart of digital photography is a chip called an image sensor that captures a map of the intensity of the light as it comes through the lens and converts it to an electronic signal.
Leading design software AutoCAD returns to Macintosh computers
Autodesk announced Monday that its AutoCAD software used by professionals to design everything from skyscrapers to pocket knives is reuniting with the Macintosh computer platform.
3-D Chip Design Challenges
Researchers simplify fabrication of nano storage, chip-design tools
Advances by the Rice University lab of James Tour have brought graphite's potential as a mass data storage medium a step closer to reality and created the potential for reprogrammable gate arrays that could ...
Intel revamps chipsets in new mobile push
Intel Corp. on Monday unveiled a new line of computer chips as part of the tech giant's efforts to gain traction in the fast-growing mobile sector.
New study reveals challenge facing designers of future computer chips
To build the computer chips of the future, designers will need to understand how an electrical charge behaves when it is confined to metal wires only a few atom-widths in diameter.
Researchers demonstrate initial steps toward commercial fabrication of carbon nanotubes as a successor to silicon
IBM scientists have demonstrated a new approach to carbon nanotechnology that opens up the path for commercial fabrication of dramatically smaller, faster and more powerful computer chips. For the first time, more than ten ...
AMD whets Steamroller appetite at Hot Chips
With microchip real estate at a premium, engineers look for a wireless solution
"Location, location, location": That age-old key to successful real estate investing has also been the driving mantra in microchip architecture. But with space on the tiny silicon chips at a premium, as demand for faster, ...
Streamlining chip design
In the same way that computing power moved from mainframes to the desktop in the 1980s, its now moving from the desktop to handheld devices. But thats putting new demands on chip designers. Because ...
Taiwanese group introduces new MorPACK, stacked chip
New computer chips help PCs compete with tablets
Semiconductor companies are whipping up a new generation of chips to bring richer video and better battery life to personal computers and help them hold off threats from tablets and increasingly powerful smart ...