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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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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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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

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Freescale eyes wireless charging for public places

A reference design by Freescale Semiconductor aims to put Qi wireless charging into car consoles and restaurant tables.

By August 27, 2014

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Despite tough times in China, Qualcomm sees stronger chip sales there

Cristiano Amon, co-president of Qualcomm's chips segment, said in an interview that the rapid adoption of 4G LTE technology should benefit the company's growth in China.

By August 21, 2014

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Nvidia quarterly profit beats estimates on gaming, mobile strength

The maker of graphics chips posts stronger revenue in both its graphics processors and its line of mobile chips used in cars and tablets.

By August 7, 2014

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iFixit's Oculus Rift teardown finds Samsung display, 40 LEDs

The repair-guide website uncovers a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 display inside the second-generation virtual-reality headset prototype.

By July 31, 2014

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Samsung warns second half will be tough as it reports weak Q2

The Korean electronics giant, which posted a 25 percent drop in operating profits, says the second half of 2014 "will remain a challenge" as price competition in smartphones hurts profitability.

By July 30, 2014

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Meet Intel's SoFIA, the super-cheap smartphone chip created in Singapore

The company is trying to bring the cost of smartphones down to as little as $50.

By July 29, 2014

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TSMC starts shipping mobile processors for Apple -- report

Apple has relied on Samsung for its mobile processors, but WSJ reports that Apple's deal with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. appears to be bearing fruit.

By July 10, 2014