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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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Ericsson sues Apple over patents

Apple just lost a $533 million patent case to Smartflash this week, and now Ericsson is likewise suing the company in a patent dispute.

By February 27, 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

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​Hardware? Software? Flex Logix hopes for best of both worlds

By making chip designs themselves a little bit programmable, a Silicon Valley startup expects benefits like quicker network upgrades and better search engine performance.

By February 23, 2015

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Flash can cause camera-shy Raspberry Pi 2 to crash

The microcomputer designed to get kids interested in coding powers down when hit with high-intensity, long-wave flashes from cameras.

By February 9, 2015

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Microsoft's next Lumia processor could edge Samsung's Galaxy S6

Rumors that Samsung's Galaxy S6 will launch without Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon 810 chipset opens the door for Microsoft's first flagship Lumia to carry more sophisticated capabilities.

By February 4, 2015

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Apple, Samsung to remain bedfellows for next iPhone -- report

Samsung will produce 75 percent of the processors Apple needs for its next slate of iPhones, according to a report out of South Korea.

By January 26, 2015

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Apple pioneer Bill Fernandez on Google Glass, Oculus Rift and the look of the future

In his time at Apple, Bill Fernandez helped develop technologies that have shaped modern computing. He also has a keen perspective on what's next.

By December 8, 2014

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Samsung stingy on promotions due to recent profit drops

Samsung Group commenced its yearly reshuffle, showing fewer executive-level promotions than last year, a reflection of the falling profits of its flagship company, Samsung Electronics.

By December 3, 2014