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microprocessors

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Loaded: Take two microprocessors and call me in the morning

The Flip camera now shoots in high-def, Google lets you video chat in Gmail, and your doctor just might prescribe a microprocessor to treat your ulcer.

By Nov. 11, 2008

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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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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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IBM sells its x86 server business to Lenovo for $2.3 billion

An expected deal to sell off its Intel-based servers to the Chinese electronics company has arrived, reflecting the shifting realities of the market for powerful networked machines.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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Hasselblad overhauls sensors with new 50-megapixel camera

A move to an image sensor made with CMOS chip manufacturing technology will mean more adaptable cameras, the medium-format camera maker promises.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Titan supercomputer debuts for open scientific research

The system is powered by Nvidia GPUs and thought to be one of the two fastest supercomputers in the world. It's capable of making 20,000 trillion calculations each second.

By Oct. 29, 2012

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Chiplets: The future of circuitry?

Xerox technology would allow companies to "print" circuitry for electronics, rather than use today's wafers.

By Apr. 9, 2013

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Myoelectric bionic hand looks ace, changes lives in video

Meet the world's most advanced bionic hand -- and the people who use it -- in our jaw-dropping video.

By Nov. 20, 2012

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Jonathan Schwartz: Oracle bungled its chance at mobile Java

Oracle could have innovated with Java instead of litigated, says CareZone co-founder and Sun's former CEO. Also: Why Amazon won at cloud computing, "Intel Inside" was a blip, and the Mac is back.

By Jul. 26, 2012

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IBM microfluidics tech designed to improve cancer diagnosis

A technique to pump tiny amounts of marker fluids onto a test sample could enable many more tests during a biopsy and therefore a better understanding of a person's cancer.

By Oct. 22, 2013