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Inside Samsung Semiconductor's new headquarters (pictures)

The South Korean company has built a 1.1-million-square-foot campus in San Jose, California.

21 Images By September 24, 2015

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Amazon rebuffs idea of partnering with PayPal

The e-commerce titan has instead focused on its own online payment method, and says more than 23 million customers have used its Pay With Amazon service.

By January 26, 2016

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Can Apple escape iPhone fatigue?

A year ago, the iPhone 6 helped Apple report the best quarter in its 38-year history. This time around, the company must deal with consumers who don't race to buy the latest smartphone like they once did.

By January 25, 2016

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Japanese electronics maker creates Origami-style drone

Japan has an increasingly contentious relationship with drone technology, so Lapis Semiconductor created a beautiful Origami-style UAV to help win over the public.

By October 18, 2015

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Inside Samsung's new Silicon Valley headquarters

The tech giant beefs up its Silicon Valley presence with a 1.1-million-square-foot office in San Jose, California, that will house research and development and sales operations for its US semiconductor business. In addition to labs and work spaces, the building has several gardens, a mini-golf course and nap rooms.

September 25, 2015

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Semiconductor factory turned into high-tech indoor veggie farm

A defunct factory in Japan has a new life as an LED-powered indoor farm that turns out 10,000 heads of lettuce per day.

By July 10, 2014

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Qualcomm to cut 15% of workforce as part of 'realignment plan'

In its third-quarter financial report, the chipmaker lays out restructuring plans and slashes projections due to lower expectations for the semiconductor business.

By July 22, 2015

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Toyota improves semiconductor tech in hybrids, 10 percent mpg gains

By reducing energy use in its hybrid cars' power control units, Toyota claims it can increase fuel economy by 10 percent.

By May 20, 2014

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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015

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Taiwan Semiconductor eyes Q2 for next-gen iPhone TouchID production

The company produces the TouchID fingerprint sensor for the iPhone 5S and has reportedly secured the contract for Apple's next handset.

By January 14, 2014