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.
Simply put, the chipmaker is a U.S. based manufacturing colossus, as this quick overview of its operations should make clear.
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.'
Vertical takeoff and landing make it "runway independent," turbojet makes it one of fastest robo-jets ever.
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.?
Company signs $9.6 million contract with International Broadband Electric Communications in aim to bring high-speed Internet access to rural communities.
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
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.