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iPad mini retina has much bigger battery, teardown reveals

Apple's new iPad mini crams a much higher capacity battery, apparently in order to power its hi-res screen and new 64-bit chip, iFixit's teardown reveals.

By November 13, 2013

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Hacking for autism: Apps to help everyone on the spectrum

Developers gather at a weekend hackathon to use natural language processing, Kinect tech, Google Glass, and big data to help people with autism live a more self-sufficient life.

By July 22, 2013

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Google buildings exposed to toxic vapors left by chipmakers

Vapors from a toxic substance known as TCE have been detected at the company's QD6 and QD7 offices on North Whishman Road in Mountain View, Calif.

By February 22, 2013

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Could PBS Silicon Valley doc spawn 'Mad Men' for geek set?

OK, it's a documentary for "American Experience," about Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor, Intel, and the birth of Silicon Valley. But just look at those vintage suits.

By December 27, 2012

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2012: A year of patents, mobile fights, and one big IPO

commentary Facebook finally went public, Windows 8 arrived, and Samsung topped Apple in smartphone sales. But nothing dominated the news like the fight over intellectual property.

By December 19, 2012

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iFixit tears into iPad Mini, finds assembly a lot like iPod Touch

The site got an early shipment and examined the device as soon as it could. One of its initial findings is many parts in the device truly are mini -- including the battery and the screws.

By November 1, 2012

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iPhone 5 will disrupt mobile industry, says analyst

Rival phone makers, PC vendors, wireless carriers, and parts suppliers all stand to be affected by the shock wave created by the new phone.

By September 11, 2012

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How Bill Ford turned an automaker into a tech company

During a speaking event at the Computer History Museum, Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford talked of tech and environmental responsibility.

By June 20, 2012

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Google doodle honors 'Mayor of Silicon Valley' Robert Noyce

Robert Noyce was a scientist early to the new field of semiconductors, as well as an entrepreneur who co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel.

By December 12, 2011

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'Mayor of Silicon Valley' Robert Noyce gets Google doodle

Noyce founded Intel in 1968, and was instrumental in creating the microprocessor that powers modern computers and devices.

By December 12, 2011