News tagged with chip devices

Intel CEO: PC sales could rise in 2009

(AP) -- The worldwide personal-computer market is pulling out of its slump quickly and could defy predictions by growing this year, Intel Corp. CEO Paul Otellini said Tuesday.

Sep 22, 2009
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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
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Flexible memristor: Memory with a twist (w/Video)

Electronic memory chips may soon gain the ability to bend and twist as a result of work by engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. As reported in the July 2009 issue of IEEE Electron Device Letters,* the en ...

Jun 02, 2009
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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
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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
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Apple 'to design own computer chips'

Apple is building the capability to design its own computer chips in a strategic shift aimed at cutting its reliance on outside suppliers, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Apr 30, 2009
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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
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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 weblog
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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
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