Fingerprint makes chips counterfeit-proof
Product counterfeiters are increasingly targeting chips and electronic components, with attacks on hardware modules becoming commonplace. Tailor-made security technology utilizes a components individual ...
Samsung offers full refund for Intel chip
Samsung Electronics, the world's largest maker of memory chips, said Tuesday it would fully refund customers who had bought its personal computers built with a flawed chipset from Intel Corp.
Toshiba returns to black on smartphone chip demand
(AP) -- Toshiba Corp. said Monday it returned to the black in the October-December quarter thanks to robust global demand for the flash memory chips used in digital cameras and smartphones.
New transistors: An alternative to silicon and better than graphene
Smaller and more energy-efficient electronic chips could be made using molybdenite. In an article appearing online January 30 in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, EPFL's Laboratory of Nanoscale Electronics and St ...
Samsung's 4th-quarter net profit rises 13 percent
(AP) -- Samsung Electronics, the world's largest manufacturer of computer memory chips and flat screen televisions, said net profit rose 13 percent in the fourth quarter amid higher sales of semiconductors ...
Hynix Semiconductor 4th-quarter profit plunges
(AP) -- Hynix Semiconductor's fourth-quarter net profit plunged 83 percent amid lower chip prices and a one-time charge related to a legal case.
Samsung Electronics buys Dutch LCD firm
Samsung Electronics said Thursday it had acquired Liquavista, the pioneer of a new screen technology that the South Korean giant hopes will boost its liquid crystal display (LCD) business.
Microsoft developing Windows for phone chips
Microsoft Corp. confirmed Wednesday that it is developing a version of its main Windows operating system that will run on cell phone chips, providing an alternative for the first time to the chips based on ...
New Intel chip a coup for Hollywood
US chip giant Intel introduced Wednesday a speedy new generation of chips that thwart film piracy and enable quick handling of data-rich video and games.
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 ...
Purdue, NIST working on breathalyzers for medical diagnostics
Researchers have overcome a fundamental obstacle in developing breath-analysis technology to rapidly diagnose patients by detecting chemical compounds called "biomarkers" in a person's respiration in real ...
Samsung buys local medical equipment maker
Samsung Electronics, the world's top computer memory chip maker, said Tuesday it has signed a deal to buy a controlling stake in a top South Korean medical equipment maker.
Chip provides its own power
Microchips that 'harvest' the energy they need from their own surroundings, without depending on batteries or mains electricity. That will be possible now that Dutch researchers from the University of Twente's ...
Samsung readies green memory with advanced chip stacking technology
Samsung Electronics today announced the development of an eight gigabyte registered dual inline memory module based on its advanced Green DDR3 DRAM. The new memory module, which has just been successfully ...