AMD, UMC partner on Singapore wafer fab

AMD, UMC partner on Singapore wafer fab

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) and contract chip manufacturer United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) will form a joint venture company that...

February 3rd, 2002 Douglas F. Gray

Briefs

Briefs

A buffer-overflow vulnerability in the latest version of America Online Inc.'s popular Instant Messenger (AIM) chat software could let remote...

January 24th, 2002 No Author

Dev Bytes

Dev Bytes

Researchers at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins University have developed a technique that allows them to use light, rather than electricity, to...

January 24th, 2002 No Author

The future is now

The future is now

The drive home is taking longer than usual. Your car is complaining that its tires need more air, and, after...

November 1st, 2001 Gail Balfour

Intel engineers boast world’s fastest transistor

Intel engineers boast world’s fastest transistor

Intel Corp. has made what it claims are the fastest silicon transistors ever built, and said its achievement shows that...

June 11th, 2001 James Niccolai

IBM breakthrough buys time for Moore’s Law

IBM breakthrough buys time for Moore’s Law

In a discovery that could further extend the life of Moore's Law by allowing more transistors to be placed on...

April 27th, 2001 Sumner Lemon

Barrett: Intel will ride economic storm

Barrett: Intel will ride economic storm

Faced with an uncertain economic climate, Intel Corp. president and CEO Craig Barrett sought to deliver a strong message Tuesday...

February 28th, 2001 James Niccolai

Intel delays, changes focus of new Irish fabrication plant

Intel delays, changes focus of new Irish fabrication plant

Intel Corp. announced on Wednesday it would delay the opening of a wafer fabrication plant in Ireland for nine months...

December 14th, 2000 Clare Haney

Nobel Prize Bestowed on Integrated Circuit Inventor

Nobel Prize Bestowed on Integrated Circuit Inventor

Jack Kilby, an inventor at Texas Instruments Inc. who developed the first integrated circuit in 1958, was jointly awarded this...

October 31st, 2000 Joy Park