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Appliance Science: The illuminating physics behind LED lights

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By November 18, 2014

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With phones in its past, Nokia cranks out a $250 Android tablet

Having sold off its handset business to Microsoft, Nokia gets into the tablet game with the new N1.

By November 18, 2014

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Kickstarter to drill the moon's south pole is raising crazy cash

Lunar Mission One wants to bury a time capsule deep below the surface of the bottom of the moon, and it's asking the public to foot the bill. So far, humanity seems willing to chip in.

By November 19, 2014

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Chips promise more security for credit cards, but signature still required

Safer, chip-enabled credit cards are coming to the US before the end of 2015, but it will be years before tougher, PIN-based security will be used nationwide.

By November 17, 2014

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Intel to combine PC unit with struggling mobile chip division

The reorganization comes as the lines dividing consumer electronics devices blur, the chip giant says.

By November 17, 2014

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With new graphics chips, ARM grabs at cheaper phones, tablets

Emerging markets are seeing huge growth in mid- and lower-tier smartphones. ARM seeks to catch some of that trend with its new line of Mali graphics-chip designs.

By October 27, 2014

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Twist: IBM to pay GlobalFoundries $1.5B to offload its chip business

In an unusual move, IBM will pay GlobalFoundries to take the chip business off its hands -- rather than GlobalFoundries paying IBM for the operation.

By October 20, 2014

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Samsung to spend nearly $15 billion on chip plant

The South Korean electronics giant plans to build a semiconductor factory south of Seoul, with an opening set for 2017.

By October 5, 2014

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Intel meets its 'makers,' with chips for DIY set and the firms they'll found (Q&A)

The next wave of consumer electronics could come from the maker movement and indie developers. Intel's Edward Ross wants to make the company's chips a key part of that trend.

By October 4, 2014

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ARM looks to rev up cars, fridges with new embedded-chip design

With everything from refrigerators to thermostats to cars becoming more connected and complex, ARM unveils a chip with twice the processing power of its current champ.

By September 23, 2014