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With a drop of liquid, IBM develops a new microchip switch

Ionic liquids can switch the state of a metal oxide from conducting to insulating and back again, something that could be useful for computer processing and memory.

By 22 March 2013

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Qualcomm to buy British chipmaker CSR for $2.5B

Qualcomm expects to close the deal by the summer of 2015, giving it a boost in automotive and connected devices.

By 16 October 2014

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Intel tops Q3 expectations despite a $1B loss in mobile biz

The world's largest chipmaker by sales continued to post stronger numbers in its PC and data-center businesses, but its mobile unit posted just $1 million in revenue and another huge loss.

By 15 October 2014

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NASA: You can't fly to Mars, but your name can

NASA is preparing the new Orion spacecraft for a first test flight. Your name can fly along with it -- eventually to the Red Planet.

By 9 October 2014

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Apple takes NFC mainstream on iPhone 6; Apple Watch with Apple Pay

Apple will help consumers say buh-bye to plastic credit cards with the NFC-enabled iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch using its new mobile payment service Apple Pay.

By 10 September 2014

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Send your tweets to space with NASA's Asteroid Time Capsule

As part of the OSIRIS-REx mission to the asteroid Bennu, NASA will be including tweets and Instagram photos from the public as part of a space time capsule.

By 4 September 2014

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Coin customers left fuming after getting shut out of beta program

Unless customers got their orders in early -- and we mean very early -- they'll now have to wait until spring 2015 to get their hands on Coin's all-in-one credit card.

By 31 August 2014

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Four ways Coin can save its connected credit card

The startup ticked off preorder customers by announcing a shipping delay and communicating the news poorly. But Coin can still get back on its feet. Here's how.

By 23 August 2014

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Coin delays product launch until spring 2015 as questions remain

The startup behind a smart electronic device that stores credit and debit cards will offer a beta program for 10,000 customers.

By 23 August 2014

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Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.

By 7 July 2014