Google DeepMind acquisition researchers working on a Neural Turing Machine
Sk Hynix logs all-time high Q3 earnings
SK Hynix, the world's second-largest memory chip maker, reported Thursday a record high quarterly net profit for the three months to September on strong sales and currency earnings.
Pigeons and people play the odds when rewards are higher
(Phys.org) —If you were weighing the risks, would you choose to receive a guaranteed $100, or take a 50/50 chance of winning either $200 or nothing? Researchers at the University of Alberta have shown that ...
Samsung mass produces industry's first 8-gigabit DDR4 based on 20 nanometer process technology
Samsung Electronics announced that it is mass producing the industry's most advanced 8-gigabit (Gb) DDR4 memory and 32-gigabyte (GB) module, both of which will be manufactured based on a new 20-nanometer ...
Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake
Russian scientists have developed a theoretical model of quantum memory for light, adapting the concept of a hologram to a quantum system. These findings from Anton Vetlugin and Ivan Sokolov from St. Petersburg ...
Kickstarter suspends privacy router campaign
'Inner GPS' of bird brains may be better than that of humans
The 2014 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine was awarded to three neuroscientists for their pioneering work on the brain's "inner GPS system". Over the course of four decades, they revealed that a small ...
Samsung starts mass production of industry's first 3-bit 3D V-NAND flash memory
Samsung Electronics today announced that it has begun mass producing the industry's first 3-bit multi-level-cell (MLC) three-dimensional (3D) Vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory, for use in solid state drives (SSDs).
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Research mimics brain cells to boost memory power
RMIT University researchers have brought ultra-fast, nano-scale data storage within striking reach, using technology that mimics the human brain.
Experts create unique nanoparticles for aerospace industry
A development of three universities enables improved thermal and electronic properties on devices with nickel-titanium alloys.
Quick-change materials break the silicon speed limit for computers
(Phys.org) —Faster, smaller, greener computers, capable of processing information up to 1,000 times faster than currently available models, could be made possible by replacing silicon with materials that ...
Spacesuits of the future may resemble a streamlined second skin
For future astronauts, the process of suiting up may go something like this: Instead of climbing into a conventional, bulky, gas-pressurized suit, an astronaut may don a lightweight, stretchy garment, lined ...
New complex oxides could advance memory devices
The quest for the ultimate memory device for computing may have just taken an encouraging step forward. Researchers at The City College of New York led by chemist Stephen O'Brien have discovered new complex ...