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These works of art are too tiny to see (but trust us, they're there)

A Cornell Ph.D. student in applied physics etches famous works of art -- Escher, Magritte, Matisse -- onto silicon wafers used in modern digital devices.

By December 3, 2014

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Meet Intel's SoFIA, the super-cheap smartphone chip created in Singapore

The company is trying to bring the cost of smartphones down to as little as $50.

By July 29, 2014

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GlobalFoundries' NY chip plant to get up to $10B boost

ATIC says it will invest the money over the next to years, which will aid the factory's expansion to produce 20- and 14-nanometer nodes.

By January 3, 2014

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Gimme a break: Next Android called 'KitKat'

The next version of Android will be called KitKat, as in the Nestle chocolate wafers, and comes with a contest to win Android and Google Play swag.

By September 3, 2013

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Micron completes $2 billion buy of chip supplier to Apple

Idaho-based Micron Technology immediately becomes one of the largest suppliers of mobile memory for popular products like the iPad and iPhone.

By July 31, 2013

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EU plans $6.4 billion effort to boost chip manufacturing

The European Commission is spending 5 billion euros to coordinate and advance the processor industry in Europe. The goal: a fifth of worldwide manufacturing.

By May 23, 2013

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Chiplets: The future of circuitry?

Xerox technology would allow companies to "print" circuitry for electronics, rather than use today's wafers.

By April 9, 2013

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Intel touts multiscreen flexibility with 'display as a service'

By hooking displays to a network, users can send video from their devices to any available screen.

By March 5, 2013

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This sapphire smartphone screen is strong, strong, strong

Want a phone screen that really won't break? Make it out of tougher stuff than glass.

By February 28, 2013

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What it really takes to make a flexible phone (Smartphones Unlocked)

A bendable screen is nice in the lab, but it will take more than flexi-glass to get your phone to touch its toes.

By February 1, 2013