Spaun, the new human brain simulator, can carry out tasks (w/ video)
How energy-efficient is cloud computing?
Researchers find brain activity response different for virtual reality versus the real world
Using light to control light: Engineers invent new device that could increase Internet download speeds
(Phys.org)—A team of scientists and engineers at the University of Minnesota has invented a unique microscale optical device that could greatly increase the speed of downloading information online and reduce ...
Record-setting p-type transistor demonstrated: New design boasts the highest 'carry mobility' yet measured
Almost all computer chips use two types of transistors: one called p-type, for positive, and one called n-type, for negative. Improving the performance of the chip as a whole requires parallel improvements ...
New invention can turn your plastic bags into fuel at home
Metaio announces AR processing unit for phones
Researchers capture wasted heat, use it to power devices
(Phys.org) —Imagine how much you could save on your electricity bill if you could use the excess heat your computer generates to actually power the machine. Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School ...
Intel Launches 6-Core i7-980X Extreme Edition Processor (w/ Video)
Fujifilm breaks record with thermoelectric material
Overclockers can celebrate Raspberry Pi turbo mode
Trees used to create recyclable, efficient solar cell
Solar cells are just like leaves, capturing the sunlight and turning it into energy. It's fitting that they can now be made partially from trees.
New chip to make eReaders cheaper
World record silicon-based millimeter-wave power amplifiers
Two teams of DARPA performers have achieved world record power output levels using silicon-based technologies for millimeter-wave power amplifiers. RF power amplifiers are used in communications and sensor ...