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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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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.

By April 17, 2015

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The chaebols: Samsung and LG's 50-year 'star wars'

LG and Samsung are among the best-known of South Korea's conglomerates, and their ongoing rivalry is just as famous. We take a look at their closely intertwined histories in part two of this series on chaebols.

By April 9, 2015

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Apple didn't violate wireless tech patents, jury finds

A federal jury in Texas says that Apple did not infringe on five wireless technology patents in a case filed back in 2012.

By March 17, 2015

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What mattered on Press Day at CES 2015

Before the doors open to the public, CES 2015 has kicked off with Press Day -- a day full of major announcements, flagship products and new innovations. Here's everything you need to know from the show floor.

By January 5, 2015

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Bionic eye: 3D printing merges contact lens and QLEDs

Quantum dots have been successfully 3D printed into a contact lens, allowing the lens to project beams of light.

By December 10, 2014

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How to recycle your electronics and gadgets

From TVs to computers, it's important to recycle electronics rather than tossing them in the trash. Here's a handy list of where and how you can get rid of unwanted gadgets.

By December 2, 2014

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Samsung's next big thing: Gaining street cred in Silicon Valley

The Korean electronics giant has been making a big push in California over the past couple years. CNET lays out its successes -- and what it still needs to do.

By November 10, 2014