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through-silicon vias


How IBM is making computers more like your brain. For real

Big Blue is using the human brain as a template for breakthrough designs. Brace yourself for a supercomputer that's cooled and powered by electronic blood and small enough to fit in a backpack.

By October 17, 2013


What would happen if Moore's Law did fizzle?

An end to the guiding principle of chip development would come with a whimper, not a bang. That would give us time to prepare -- and to make improvements in other areas.

By October 15, 2012


Sun shows off its proximity communication silicon

Getting rid of the tiny wires inside computers would greatly improve performance. Sun Microsystems wants to do that with proximity communication, but it will take time.

By April 11, 2008


IBM looking at new way to pass data to processor

blog The name is ungainly--Through-Silicon Vias--but the upshot is that a multitude of tiny wires would out-bandwidth overcrowded buses, making for higher-performance chips and computers.

By February 16, 2007