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Putting a new spin on computing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists at the University of Arizona have achieved a breakthrough toward the development of a new breed of computing devices that can process data using less power.

dateJun 21, 2011 in General Physics
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AMD nearly doubles profit, but still seeking CEO

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. on Thursday reported that its net income nearly doubled in the first quarter as the computer industry benefits from strong corporate demand. But the company is still without a permanent ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Business
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NXP unveils UCODE I2C RFID chip

NXP Semiconductors today unveiled its groundbreaking UCODE I2C chip, which features an integrated I2C interface and a large 3,328-bit user memory. The UCODE I2C IC brings the power of Gen2 UHF to embedded sy ...

dateApr 06, 2011 in Semiconductors
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Intel CEO 2010 pay package valued at $15.5M

(AP) -- Intel Corp. CEO Paul Otellini received a 2010 pay package worth $15.5 million, up 8 percent from 2009 as the chipmaker grew its profit and revenue thanks largely to a rebound in corporate demand.

dateApr 04, 2011 in Business
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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.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Hardware
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Microchips found in most mundane of places

To help make football a little safer, Intel officials last month proposed having players' helmets outfitted with microprocessors that would wirelessly alert doctors if the athletes suffered a hit hard enough to cause head ...

dateDec 23, 2010 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Intel to spend up to $8B on US manufacturing

(AP) -- Intel Corp. on Tuesday revealed the scope of its latest infusion to keep its factories cutting-edge and push the chip industry's pace: an investment of up to $8 billion to build a new factory in Oregon ...

dateOct 19, 2010 in Business
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