News tagged with computer microchip

Faster searches key to a greener web

(PhysOrg.com) -- Faster internet search engine processors could be the key to reducing the environmental impact of the worldwide web, according to scientists at the University of Glasgow.

Aug 31, 2009
3.4 / 5 (8) 1

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
4.7 / 5 (9) 6

Qubits in the quantum sea

(Phys.org)—"Quantum weirdness," a phrase related to the power and the un-intuitive nature of quantum reality, is expected to facilitate speeded-up computation—quantum computing—for performing certain ...

Sep 10, 2012
4.5 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast

Looking for loopholes in microchip security

(PhysOrg.com) -- When it comes to making sure our information is secure, sometimes researchers have to think like hackers. This is true of Avishai Wool, a professor at Tel Aviv University. Along with Ph.D. ...

Sep 20, 2010 weblog
3.8 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Woven electronics

Electrical engineers from ETH Zurich have devised intelligent textiles that already have electronic components such as sensors and conductive filaments woven into them. The advantage: the fabric can be mass-produced ...

Jul 08, 2010
4.3 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast