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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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Chipmakers Avago, Broadcom join forces in $37B merger

The combination continues the consolidation in the chips business, as firms bulk up to better supply components to more connected gadgets.

By May 28, 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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Samsung launches Artik chips for the Internet of Things

Samsung Electronics President Young Sohn says the products, which combine hardware and software, are a complete system for building devices that connect to the Internet.

By May 12, 2015

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Oculus Rift's 2016 launch could be too late for early VR adopters (Tomorrow Daily 174)

We're as excited as anyone for the Oculus Rift, but we're also interested in other hardware that comes to market this year. Will consumers be willing to wait until early next year for Facebook's VR headset, or will they choose to invest in a product with an earlier launch date?

By May 6, 2015

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Samsung readies new processors to power the Internet of Things

The hardware platform, which Samsung will reveal next week during a San Francisco event, will be called Artik, CNET has learned.

By May 6, 2015

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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