Intel, Toshiba, Samsung aim to halve chip circuitry size

Three unlikely bedfellows have joined forces to halve the size of the technology used to make NAND flash chips and microprocessors in an effort to vastly increase the density and capacity of solid-state

Published on: November 1st, 2010 Lucas Mearian

WiGig Alliance to push for fast wireless streaming

A group that includes Intel, Microsoft, Nokia and Panasonic plans to introduce a specification for short-range, gigabit-speed wireless networking by the end of this year. The WiGig Alliance is developing a specification for

Published on: May 7th, 2009 Stephen Lawson

IBM’s new transistor ups the ante for rival Intel

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEIBM Corp. has taken a large stride in its race with Intel Corp. to make faster, smaller chips by building silicon transistors from a rare combination of metals. Both companies

Published on: February 26th, 2007 Ben Ames

Future PCs could run 18 billion, billion times faster

How would you like your computer to run 18 billion, billion times faster? Aa University of Utah physicist says he has taken the first step towardscreating a quantum computer that can make this

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Chris Mellor

Xerox trumpets the

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEXerox has a particularly keen interest in electronic paper, which would use real paper with a POE backing and could be re-used and recycled with different content. "We are thinking

Published on: July 20th, 2006 Rosie Lombardi

Simpler Wi-Fi security protects newbies

Broadcom Corp. is promising easy-to-use wireless security through bundled software which automatically configures settings and turns on security. The company says its new silicon should be in products this month. "Even though WPA

Published on: May 3rd, 2004 Peter Judge

New wireless spec goes the distance

The high-tech industry may pride itself on innovation, but it's standardization that drives corporate adoption. This truism, however paradoxical, is obviously not lost on wireless vendors.Hence the news late last month that Intel

Published on: May 16th, 2003 Ephraim Schwartz

IBM claims world’s smallest silicon transistor

IBM Corp. claims to have developed the world's smallest working silicon transistor. At six nanometers in length (a nanometer, nm, is one billionth of a metre), the new transistor is at least 10

Published on: December 8th, 2002 John Blau

Analysts: Cars will drive consumer Bluetooth adoption

Consumer adoption of the Bluetooth wireless technology will be driven by hands-free use of mobile phones in cars, not by PCs and cordless keyboards, according to a UBS Warburg LLC research report released

Published on: August 8th, 2002 Joris Evers