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Fake chips threaten military

A growing deluge of millions of counterfeit chips is posing peril to the military and the general public -- and perhaps nothing illustrates it better than a scheme federal prosecutors recently revealed that stretched from ...

Sep 14, 2010
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Imec achieves breakthrough in battery-less radios

At today's International Solid State Circuit Conference, Imec and Holst Centre report a 2.4GHz/915MHz wake-up receiver which consumes only 51µW power. This record low power achievement opens the door to battery-less ...

Feb 09, 2010
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MediaTek SoC to boost 64-bit Android devices

Tuesday's news from Taiwan carried the announcement from MediaTek of its new MT6795 system on a chip. Expect MT6795 chip-powered devices to be available by the end of the year. MediaTek said the chip is to ...

Jul 16, 2014 weblog
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3-D Chip Design Challenges

(PhysOrg.com) -- With the increase functionality of electronic gadgets, the need to pack more transistors into a single package is becoming a needed necessity. There’s a big demand, in the consumer market, ...

Feb 21, 2010 weblog
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