Physicists create new 3D microchip

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have created, for the first time, a new type of microchip which allows information to travel in three dimensions. Currently, microchips can only pass digital information in a very ...

Police grudge behind Japan hacker campaign

A computer hacker who taunted Japanese police for months with a string of vexing cyber riddles launched the campaign as part of a grudge against authorities, media reports said Tuesday.

Ultra-thin hybrid floating gate cell presented at IEDM2012

Imec has developed an ultra-thin hybrid floating gate cell with demonstrated functionality. The results, which are presented at this week's 2012 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM, San Francisco, December 10-12, ...

Sleek new PlayStation 3 model makes US debut

Sleek new PlayStation 3 consoles took their places in US homes as Sony tapped into its video game prowess to put itself at the heart of Internet Age entertainment.

Advances in recycling for the electronics sector

Research has addressed the mounting problem of polymers from the electronics sector entering the waste stream. An EU-funded research team investigated a fully recyclable polymer and have developed new moulding methods for ...

Driving an electron spin vortex "Skyrmion" with a microcurrent

RIKEN and the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) have succeeded in forming a skyrmion crystal in which electron spin is aligned in a vortex shape in a microdevice using the helimagnet FeGe. The skyrmion crystal ...

Samsung starts US sales of Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Electronics Co. is taking another shot at the dominance of Apple's iPad with a tablet equipped with a digital pen and a faster processor at the same price tag.

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