News tagged with power chips

A power grid on a chip

Presented during the EPFL Middle East research days, a device only 4mm thick can manage an urban power grid a thousand times faster than currently possible.

dateJun 09, 2011 in Semiconductors
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Japan's Toshiba returns to black

Japan's Toshiba on Monday said it returned to the black for the year to March, but warned the outlook remains uncertain due to the impact of the massive quake and tsunami in March.

dateMay 09, 2011 in Business
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Designing the hardware

Computer chips' clocks have stopped getting faster. To maintain the regular doubling of computer power that we now take for granted, chip makers have been giving chips more "cores," or processing units. But how to distribute ...

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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