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Intel cranks up the speed on fiber for computers

It's another optoelectronics prototype. The momentum is building.

By July 24, 2007


Can IBM connect cores in a chip with light?

An advancement in optoelectronics could one day let different cores on a processor exchange signals with pulses of light, rather than electrons, leading to faster and more efficient chips.

By December 5, 2007


A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

A major breakthrough in storage technology could dramatically change our perception of data preservation.

By July 10, 2013


Scientists create world's tiniest Mona Lisa

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have "painted" a copy of the Mona Lisa at a width of just 30 microns -- no wider than a human hair.

By August 6, 2013


If Google Glass could do this, it would start a revolution

Taiwan's ITRI has a floating augmented-reality touch-screen system that would improve upon "Minority Report" technology, and it's ready to license it.

By October 28, 2013


LightPad turns your cell phone into a laptop, projector

Debuting here at CES, the LightPad mixes a handheld projector with a laptop dock. It sounds weird, but it's also kind of neat.

By January 12, 2012


World's largest cinemascope 3D TV?

Taiwanese LCD panel maker AUO is calling this 71-inch mammoth the world's largest cinemascope 3D TV, featuring an ultra-wide 21:9 aspect ratio.

By May 10, 2011


LED technologist BridgeLux closes on $40 million

The maker of technology to produce energy-efficient lighting adds to more than $31 million raised in previous rounds.

By April 8, 2008


Solar cell breakthrough could hit 40 percent efficiency

Researchers at two Arkansas universities, backed by NASA, win an additional $1 million in funding to further their efforts.

By September 22, 2011