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Broadcom CTO's crystal ball shows wearable widgets, gigabit broadband (Q&A)

In an in-depth interview, Henry Samueli predicts a lot more bits in our future with multigigabit Wi-Fi, LTE, and home broadband. Moore's Law is a tougher challenge, but Broadcom plans high-end CPUs, too.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Memory chip venture says technology beats flash

Freescale Semiconductor launches a business to develop MRAM memory technology.

By Jun. 9, 2008

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IBM brings carbon nanotube-based computers a step closer

Helping the hunt for something to replace silicon transistors, Big Blue researchers have found a way to precisely place carbon nanotubes -- or rather, to encourage them to place themselves.

By Oct. 28, 2012

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New IBM memory promises faster, higher-capacity devices

A new type of memory called Racetrack is finally off the drawing boards at IBM. Its development should pave the way for mobile and desktop devices that are faster, store more data, and chew up less power.

By Dec. 23, 2010

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A new entrant to the universal-memory contest--Grandis

Magnets in a chip. That's the idea from Grandis, whose Spin-Transfer Torque RAM chips are set to hit the market late next year.

By Aug. 10, 2007

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Moore's Law: The rule that really matters in tech

In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore foresaw an inexorable rise in chip power that eventually delivered the computer to your pocket. While long in the tooth, Moore's prediction still has plenty of life in it. Here's why.

By Oct. 15, 2012

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A new spin on battery technology

Researchers have discovered a new battery form charged by the application of a very strong magnetic field, the Magnetic Tunnel Junction.

By Mar. 12, 2009

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Nanochip promises cheaper, denser flash memory replacement

Crossbreed a millipede and phase change and what do you get? This chip, which is expected to be released in 2010.

By Aug. 1, 2007

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On the Moore's Law hot seat: Intel's Mike Mayberry (Q&A)

This Intel vice president lives 10 years in the chip technology future, charting a course for the computing industry and transforming research ideas into high-volume manufacturing.

By Oct. 15, 2012

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IBM's 35 atoms and the rise of nanotech

Don Eigler moved a single atom two decades ago. Since then, he and IBM have taken new steps in pursuing a dream of compact, power-efficient computing.

By Sep. 28, 2009