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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..

China Flexes High-Tech Muscles

Dec 8, 2011 |

Nation is accelerating innnovation and investment to become supercomputing powerhouse.

IBM Reveals Cognitive Computing Chips

Aug 18, 2011 |

Researchers build circuitry based on workings of human brain.

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.

Finally Profitable, AMD Must Embrace New Markets, Analysts Say

Jan 25, 2010 |

Company reports first profitable quarter in 3 years.

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.