New software design technique allows programs to run faster
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new approach to software development that will allow common computer programs to run up to 20 percent faster and possibly incorporate new security ...
Paintable Electronics? Scientists Study Spray-On Manufacturing of Transistors
(PhysOrg.com) -- A multidisciplinary research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology has found* that an organic semiconductor may be a viable candidate for creating large-area electronics, ...
Japan considers end to cellphone 'SIM lock'
Japan is moving towards ending restrictions on mobile telephone users switching operators or using an overseas network by changing the SIM memory card, a government official said Monday.
Faster, cheaper chips from space technology
(PhysOrg.com) -- Our world is full of integrated semiconductor circuits, commonly known as microchips. Today you find them in computers, cars, mobile phones and in almost every electrical device. Technology ...
Creditors of S.Korea's Hynix sell 813 million dollar stake
Creditors of South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor said Tuesday they had raised 923.2 billion won (813.5 million dollars) by selling a 6.67 percent stake in the world's second-largest memory chipmaker.
SSDs the size of a postage stamp coming soon
Toshiba to spend billions on new chip factory: report
Japan's Toshiba plans to spend almost nine billion dollars to build a new factory producing memory chips for mobile telephones, cameras and other electronics, a report said Wednesday.
Micron to buy Numonyx in $1.3 billion stock deal
(AP) -- Micron Technology says it plans to buy fellow memory chip maker Numonyx in an all-stock transaction the companies value at $1.27 billion.
SKorean, US firms embroiled in chip espionage case
(AP) -- The world's top producers of computer memory chips are embroiled in an apparent case of industrial espionage after South Korean prosecutors indicted 18 people over alleged technology theft.
SKorea's Hynix swings to profit as chip industry recovers
South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor said Thursday it swung to a net profit in the fourth quarter, following a loss in the period the year earlier, in a further sign that the global chip industry is recovering from a two-year ...
Samsung, Rambus reach 900-million-dollar settlement
Samsung Electronics and Rambus reached a 900-million-dollar settlement on Tuesday to patent claims filed against the South Korean giant by the US memory chip company.
Samsung's new flash chips for mobile devices
S.Korea's Samsung sees 3.3 billion dollar profit in Q4
South Korea's Samsung Electronics, the world's largest memory chip and flat-screen TV maker, on Thursday estimated it would post a 3.3 billion dollar profit for the three months to December.
Scientists improve chip memory by stacking cells
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Arizona State University have developed an elegant method for significantly improving the memory capacity of electronic chips.