Samsung releases 1-Gbit DRAM chip with 512-pin wide I/O interface
Intel's truce with Nvidia shows industry's shifts
Intel Corp.'s decision to pay Nvidia Corp. $1.5 billion for the right to its patents highlights the seismic shifts the semiconductor industry is undergoing.
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 ...
Iridium is attractive for improving flash memory chips
One of the rarest metals on Earth may be an excellent option for enabling future flash memory chips to continue to increase in speed and density, according to a group of researchers in Taiwan.
A 'USB' for medical diagnosis? Universal microfluidics connector could find broad use
Biomedical engineers at UC Davis have developed a plug-in interface for the microfluidic chips that will form the basis of the next generation of compact medical devices. They hope that the "fit to flow" interface ...
Detecting cancer with the prick of a finger (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at BYU have created a micro device that could both decrease the amount of blood and time needed to test for cancer-markers in a patients blood.
Sony unveils 'Single Wire Interface Technology'
FTC says computer buyers benefit from Intel deal (Update 2)
(AP) -- The Federal Trade Commission is trumpeting its settlement with Intel Corp. as a victory for consumers who have overpaid for computer chips for a decade, though computer buyers shouldn't expect a sudden ...
Microfluidic integrated circuit could help enable home diagnostic tests (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- As a way to simplify lab-on-a-chip devices that could offer quicker, cheaper and more portable medical tests, University of Michigan researchers have created microfluidic integrated circuits.
Sony Develops Wireless Chip Connections
A Lab-on-a-Chip With Moveable Channels
(PhysOrg.com) -- UC engineering researchers create tiny pools without walls with programmable microfluidic systems.
Intel rolls out new chips (w/ Video)
Intel Corp. rolled out new computer chips Thursday that highlight the company's lead over Advanced Micro Devices Inc. in its ability to shrink the circuitry inside its processors.
Analysts warn that FTC suit could damage Intel
The Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit against Intel Wednesday -- the most far-reaching in a string of recent regulatory actions -- poses a huge threat to the Santa Clara, Calif., chip giant and could reshape the semiconductor ...
Intel hit with more antitrust charges in FTC suit
(AP) -- The Federal Trade Commission piled on new antitrust charges against Intel Corp. on Wednesday, seeking to end what it described as a decade of illegal sales tactics that have crippled rivals and kept ...