Tag: computer chips

Keeping Moore’s Law Alive

Jul 5, 2012 |

Processor speed and power consumption are now at odds, which will force chipmakers to rethink their designs..

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China Flexes High-Tech Muscles

Dec 8, 2011 |

Nation is accelerating innnovation and investment to become supercomputing powerhouse.

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IBM Reveals Cognitive Computing Chips

Aug 18, 2011 |

Researchers build circuitry based on workings of human brain.

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The Week in Review

May 13, 2010 |

Duke University engineer demonstrates how DNA strands can function as optical logic circuits; Impulse C-to-FPGA tools get integrated with DRC coprocessor cards; and PGI compilers are now available on CX line of supercomputers. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

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Finally Profitable, AMD Must Embrace New Markets, Analysts Say

Jan 25, 2010 |

Company reports first profitable quarter in 3 years.

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Graphene Transistors Promise Life After Silicon

Mar 2, 2007 |

Researchers at the University of Manchester have used the world’s thinnest material to create the world’s smallest transistor — a breakthrough that could spark the development of a new type of super-fast computer chip. They believe this innovation will allow the rapid miniaturization of electronics to continue when the current silicon-based technology runs out of steam.

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