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transistors

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Researchers attack transistors to slay vampire power

European Union-funded project seeks to rearchitect chips to stop energy "leakage" and make everyday electronics, from cell phones to supercomputers, 10 times more energy efficient.

By Oct. 26, 2010

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Intel's 3D Tri-Gate transistors get smaller, faster, more energy efficient (photos)

Intel's Tri-Gate transistors usher in the next era of Moore's Law and open the door to a new generation of innovation.

8 Images By May. 4, 2011

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One step closer to age of nanowire transistors?

IBM-Purdue researchers say nanowires may work in making PCs, consumer electronics because they form the same way every time.

By Nov. 14, 2008

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Intel goes from 2,000 transistors to nearly 300 million

In honor of the PC's silver anniversary, CNET's Neha Tiwari talks with Intel Vice President Richard Wirt about the evolution of BIOS, operating systems, compilers and the processing chip.

Nov. 1, 2007

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DRAM inventor Robert Dennard gets prestigious Kyoto Prize

The 81-year-old IBM researcher is behind the now-pervasive memory technology and Dennard scaling, which mapped the march of progress in performance during the chip industry's glory days.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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Intel does ARM: Citi 'identifies' another possible customer

Marvell is cited as a likely chip customer for Intel. If the analysis pans out, it would be Intel's third ARM customer.

By Jan. 15, 2014

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Apple's A7 chip: Small space, plenty of power

The A7 processor in Apple's iPhone 5S is twice as powerful as the A6. An iFixit teardown explains one reason why.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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At CES 2014 Krell ups the ante with new tech audiophile amplifiers

Krell has always represented the best of American high-end audio, at CES 2014 it's showing a new line of "green" power amplifiers.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Intel on track to build two chips with ARM inside

Even as its x86 arm competes fiercely with ARM, Intel is taking on work to build ARM-equipped chips for its own customers. One of those chips will pack a whopping 4 billion transistors

By Nov. 3, 2013

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Why does 100-year-old tube technology still turn audiophiles on?

Audiophiles love affair with tube amps -- still crazy after all these years?

By Apr. 5, 2014