News tagged with chip devices

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 ...

dateJun 02, 2009 in General Physics
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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.

dateMay 14, 2009 in Business
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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 ...

dateMay 13, 2009 in Business
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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.

dateApr 30, 2009 in Semiconductors
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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 ...

dateApr 21, 2009 in Business
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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.

dateApr 10, 2009 in Telecom 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 ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in General Physics
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Scientists Track Heat in Tiny Rolls of Carbon Atoms

(PhysOrg.com) -- IBM Research scientists today announced a landmark study in the field of nanoelectronics; the development and demonstration of novel techniques to measure the distribution of energy and heat in powered carbon ...

dateMar 02, 2009 in Nanophysics
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RFIDs transmit through metal

(PhysOrg.com) -- Metal efficiently blocks radiation, such as that emitted by RFID chips - small data storage units that are integrated in various objects and transmit their information to a reading device. ...

dateFeb 02, 2009 in Engineering
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Microswimmers" make a big splash for improved drug delivery

They may never pose a challenge to Olympic superstar Michael Phelps, but the "microswimmers" developed by researchers in Spain and the United Kingdom could break a long-standing barrier to improving delivery of medications ...

dateJan 12, 2009 in
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