Hynix posts record operating profit in third quarter
South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix on Tuesday posted a record operating profit in the third quarter to September, boosted by strong demand from phone manufacturers and higher chip prices.
Post-it notes get fresh life with digital app
Post-it notes, those sticky papers used by pen-and-ink people for reminders and bookmarks, are getting new life for the digital world.
Low energy consumption circuit for neural network systems with world's first ferroelectric memristor on a circuit
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a low energy consumption circuit for neural network systems, by forming the world's first ferroelectric memristor, which can record continuous analog data as resistance, on a CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide Sem ...
Rutgers computer scientists receive Google grant to develop personalized data search system
(Phys.org) —An app that responds to search terms as personal as "that restaurant I visited on a rainy day last spring" could someday be a reality thanks to Rutgers researchers.
British Library sets out to archive the Web (Update 3)
Capturing the unruly, ever-changing Internet is like trying to pin down a raging river. But the British Library is going to try.
Tips to help with digital de-clutter
Ask friends how many emails they have sitting in their inbox or how many photos are saved to their laptop, and don't be surprised if the numbers tally in the thousands.
In death, Facebook photos could fade away forever
(AP)—A grieving Oregon mother who battled Facebook for full access to her deceased son's account has been pushing for years for something that would prevent others from losing photos, messages and other ...
Researchers develop new method of controlling nanodevices
(Phys.org)—Electromagnetic devices, from power drills to smart-phones, require an electric current to create the magnetic fields that allow them to function. But with smaller devices, efficiently delivering ...
Tokyo man arrested over bizarre hacking campaign
Japanese police on Sunday arrested a man suspected of being behind a computer hacking campaign following an exhaustive hunt that at one stage had authorities tracking down a cat for clues, according to reports.
Physicists create new 3D microchip
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have created, for the first time, a new type of microchip which allows information to travel in three dimensions. Currently, microchips can only pass digital information ...
Police grudge behind Japan hacker campaign
A computer hacker who taunted Japanese police for months with a string of vexing cyber riddles launched the campaign as part of a grudge against authorities, media reports said Tuesday.
Data storage: Nanoscale memory device uses freely moving mechanical shuttle to improve performance
A loose and rattling part in your cell phone is generally a cause for concern. Like most other electronic devices, your phone works by moving electrons through fixed circuit pathways. If electrons are not ...
Ultra-thin hybrid floating gate cell presented at IEDM2012
Imec has developed an ultra-thin hybrid floating gate cell with demonstrated functionality. The results, which are presented at this week's 2012 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM, San Francisco, ...
Sleek new PlayStation 3 model makes US debut
Sleek new PlayStation 3 consoles took their places in US homes as Sony tapped into its video game prowess to put itself at the heart of Internet Age entertainment.