New approach to distributing computations could make multicore chips much faster
Computer chips' clocks have stopped getting faster. To keep delivering performance improvements, chipmakers are instead giving chips more processing units, or cores, which can execute computations in parallel.
China fines Qualcomm record $975M in anti-monopoly case (Update)
China fined chipmaker Qualcomm 6 billion yuan ($975 million) in the biggest of a wave of anti-monopoly penalties that have rattled foreign companies.
Breakthrough in CMOS-based transceivers for MM-wave radar systems
Today, at the 2015 International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), imec and Panasonic presented a transceiver chip for phase-modulated continuous-wave radar at 79GHz. This achievement demonstrates ...
Imec demonstrates compact wavelength-division multiplexing CMOS silicon photonics transceiver
Today, at the 2015 International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), nanoelectronics research center imec, in collaboration with Tyndall National Institute, the University of Leuven (KULeuven) and the ...