News tagged with chip devices

Graphics chips speed up medical imaging

Beyond just jazzing up video games, one of the growing array of applications being found for the powerful graphics-oriented chips that Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices sell is in speeding up medical imaging, which can be ...

Sep 04, 2009 4.8 / 5 (5) 1

Rambus says FTC has dropped antitrust claims

(AP) -- Rambus Inc. said Thursday that the Federal Trade Commission has dropped its claim that the memory chip company violated antitrust laws in patenting technologies that were eventually incorporated into industry standards.

May 14, 2009 not rated yet 0

Intel hit with $1.45B fine in Europe

(AP) -- Intel Corp. was fined a record $1.45 billion by the European Union on Wednesday for using strong-arm sales tactics in the computer chip market - a penalty that could turn up the pressure on U.S. regulators ...

May 13, 2009 3.7 / 5 (3) 2

AMD posts deeper loss, shares fall

(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s loss widened in the first quarter as demand and prices for its microprocessors slumped and charges for the biggest restructuring in the company's 40-year history took ...

Apr 21, 2009 not rated yet 0

Bluetooth 3.0 Launches April 21

(PhysOrg.com) -- The short-range wireless standard Bluetooth 3.0 will officially launch on April 21. The Bluetooth 3.0 standard is expected to deliver faster short-range wireless speeds up to 480 Mb per second.

Apr 10, 2009 4.2 / 5 (6) 5 weblog

Graphene could lead to faster chips

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research findings at MIT could lead to microchips that operate at much higher speeds than is possible with today's standard silicon chips, leading to cell phones and other communications ...

Mar 19, 2009 4.9 / 5 (10) 1