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CEO Appleton reflected Micron's high-risk business

The death of Micron Technology's CEO during a solo flight in a hard-to-handle aircraft symbolizes the risky memory chip market that is the company's bread and butter.

By Feb. 4, 2012

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Here's why Obama is visiting Intel

Simply put, the chipmaker is a U.S. based manufacturing colossus, as this quick overview of its operations should make clear.

By Jan. 24, 2012

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Slow, but rugged, Curiosity's computer was built for Mars

The PowerPC RAD750 chip at the heart of the Curiosity Mars rover's central computer can withstand temperature extremes and massive doses of space radiation without the dreaded 'blue screen of death.'

By Aug. 10, 2012

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Turbine-electric hybrid VTOL attack drone flies again

Vertical takeoff and landing make it "runway independent," turbojet makes it one of fastest robo-jets ever.

By Aug. 18, 2009

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U.S. chip manufacturing in the age of the iPad

Behind the popularity of the iPad and iPhone are hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs overseas. Can more of these jobs be created and maintained here in the U.S.?

By Dec. 5, 2010

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IBM bringing broadband over power line to rural America

Company signs $9.6 million contract with International Broadband Electric Communications in aim to bring high-speed Internet access to rural communities.

By Nov. 12, 2008

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Buzz Out Loud 1436: Think before you Color (Podcast)

We're thrilled about Amazon's new Cloud Drive and Cloud Player, but the record labels might not be -- so good for them for potentially forcing that anti-consumer claptrap out into the open. Also, we might complain a lot about our Internet issues, but at least we don't live in Canada. Plus, the Color hack you knew was coming, and our official advice: don't use it. Plus, can the hypnotizing baby blues of Jack Dorsey turn the Twitter ship around? We'll see. --Molly

By Mar. 29, 2011

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Facebook fights Virginia's demand for user data, photos

The state of Virginia has abandoned its $200-a-day-fine aimed at forcing Facebook to divulge the complete contents of a user's account to settle a dispute over workers' compensation, narrowly avoiding a high-profile privacy battle in federal court.

By Sep. 14, 2009