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Moore's Law Marches on at Intel

Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini today displayed a silicon wafer containing the world's first working chips built on 22nm process technology. The 22nm test circuits include both SRAM memory as well as ...

Sep 22, 2009
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Apple 'to design own computer chips'

Apple is building the capability to design its own computer chips in a strategic shift aimed at cutting its reliance on outside suppliers, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Apr 30, 2009
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Intel to produce 32nm chips

Intel Corp., the world's biggest computer chip-maker, said Wednesday that it has developed a manufacturing process that shrinks the circuitry in a chip to just 32 nanometers.

Dec 10, 2008
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Dell Talking About 80-Core Chip Processor

(PhysOrg.com) -- This week Michael Dell (CEO of Dell) gave a slide presentation that included Intel´s recently developed 80-core processor. This isn't the first time that the 80-core chip was mentioned in ...

Nov 20, 2008 weblog
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IBM Extends Moore's Law to the Third Dimension

IBM today announced a breakthrough chip-stacking technology in a manufacturing environment that paves the way for three-dimensional chips that will extend Moore’s Law beyond its expected limits. The technology ...

Apr 12, 2007
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SSRL Aids Development of Plastic Electronics

For close to a decade, researchers have been trying to improve the performance of plastic semiconductors to the level of amorphous silicon—the semiconductor used in low-cost electronics such as photovoltaic ...

May 04, 2006
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