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Semiconductors could detect nuclear materials

Researchers at Northwestern University design new semiconductor material that could be part of a futuristic handheld device for spying hazardous materials, including nuclear weapons.

By Sep. 14, 2011

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Ep. 1534: Cognitive semiconductors: here comes the Singularity!

IBM has created what they're benignly calling "cognitive semiconductors," which are computers that can actually learn, think, and creatively process information. So, that sounds like a good idea, right? I mean, seriously, great work, IBM, but when one of your big backers is DARPA, you can't fool us. We know Skynet is upon us. Also, don't get caught with your patents down!

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1534: Cognitive semiconductors: here comes the Singularity! (Podcast)

IBM has created what they're benignly calling "cognitive semiconductors," which are computers that can actually learn, think, and creatively process information. So, that sounds like a good idea, right? I mean, seriously, great work, IBM, but when one of your big backers is DARPA, you can't fool us. We know Skynet is upon us. Also, don't get caught with your patents down!

By Aug. 18, 2011

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New York rolls dice on semiconductors

State heavily subsidizes chipmaker to build manufacturing plant in area hard-hit by unemployment.

By Aug. 4, 2009

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StoreDot wants to charge your smartphone in 30 seconds

The company's technology, which was shown working on a Samsung Galaxy S4, actually won't be available for years. But still...

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Apple, Microsoft group to sell Nortel patents

The Rockstar Consortium, a group backed by Apple and Microsoft, is trying to unload some of its wireless patents, according to a Bloomberg report.

By Dec. 23, 2013

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Samsung graphene breakthrough set to turn 'wonder material' into wearable tech

Samsung's future-gazing scientists claim to have cooked up a way of developing atom-thin silicon alternative graphene on a commercial scale.

By Apr. 4, 2014

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At Raytheon, where engineering rules

Road Trip 2010: The defense giant encourages openness among its 40,000-plus engineers as it tackles tech issues in areas from missiles to radar to semiconductors.

By Aug. 3, 2010

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Apple tops Samsung as world's largest chip buyer in 2013

At $30 billion, Apple tops Samsung in 2013 chip spending, but market dynamics could favor the South Korean giant in 2014.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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Rockstar Consortium agrees to drop patent suit against Huawei

Apparent settlement closes the book on one of a handful of suits filed against Android device makers by the alliance, which is jointly owned by Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Ericsson, and Sony.

By Jan. 22, 2014