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MIT building self-assembling computer chips

Researchers at MIT are coaxing molecules to automatically arrange themselves into useful patterns on microchips, possibly allowing for much smaller chip features.

By March 16, 2010


HP research could yield faster, more powerful PCs

Discovery from HP Labs into the untapped potential of the memristor chip could open the door for major advancements in the design and processing power of computers.

By April 8, 2010


Microchip, ON propose $2.3 billion deal for Atmel

Plan calls for Microchip to lead the acquisition and then sell Atmel's nonvolatile-memory and RF and automotive businesses to ON to partly finance the deal.

By October 2, 2008


Introducing the pill that snitches on you

Engineers at the University of Florida add microchip and digestible antenna to pill capsule so that caregivers and family members can be alerted when it's swallowed.

By March 31, 2010


Pirelli microchipped Cyber Tyre improves safety, performance

Up until now, tires have been decidedly low tech. Pirelli is aiming to change this, while giving us more information about what happens where the rubber meets the road, with its upcoming Cyber Tyre technology.

By August 28, 2008


IBM, EU team up to improve chip reliability

IBM Research is partnering with businesses and universities from the European Union to help semiconductor companies create more reliable and efficient chips.

By February 11, 2010


Google's spy case: Not the first, nor the last

Corporate spying is an unfortunate fact of life for U.S. corporations, which have seen a surge in attacks from Chinese perpetrators in the last several years.

By January 19, 2010


Whaddyareckon?: Human microchipping

Human microchipping: freaky-deaky privacy nightmare or practical solution? We get your thoughts in this week's Whaddyareckon?

By March 19, 2008


How 10 digits will end privacy as we know it

Just 10 digits of distinctive personal info are enough to strip away our anonymity. The technologies that advance us into omniscience will also bring us backward.

By August 17, 2009


Researchers switch to photons in race for faster microchip

UT Dallas to develop photonic integrated circuit faster than anything on the market today.

By January 23, 2008