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Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Harrison Ford returns in Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

The Science Behind The Dress

The Science Behind The Dress

Star Trek's Renaissance Man Leonard Nimoy, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Renaissance Man, Dead at 83

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

Semiconductor device fabrication

At the CES 2015, Global Semiconductor Award Winner InvenSense will Exhibit its Devices

At the CES 2015, Global Semiconductor Award Winner InvenSense will Exhibit its Devices InvenSense has received these awards in three consecutive years and this year was awarded the 2014 most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Award.

Dec 13 2014, 2:43am CST

February Semiconductors Hit Record High

February Semiconductors Hit Record High The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has released the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) for February.  Revenues for the month were $25.9 billion, making it the highest February on record. February...

Apr 4 2014, 6:41pm CDT

Semiconductors - A Crazy Industry

Semiconductors - A Crazy Industry The global semiconductor industry exceeded $300 billion in sales for the first time ever in 2013, spurred by consistent, steady growth across nearly all regions and product categories. Last year’s semiconductor revenues...

Feb 11 2014, 6:58pm CST

SIA: Semiconductors Finally Break $300 Billion Barrier

SIA: Semiconductors Finally Break $300 Billion Barrier The semiconductor industry finally broke through a barrier that it has been struggling to overcome since the middle 1990s: Annual revenues surpassed $300 billion. That’s the finding released today by the Semiconductor...

Feb 4 2014, 2:10am CST

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) being held in Half Moon Bay, California.  In SEMI’s words...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

SIA: Record World Semiconductor Revenues in November

SIA: Record World Semiconductor Revenues in November The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced this month that November world semiconductor sales compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) reached $27 billion, an increase of 6.8% over...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

Samsung and TSMC to Construct Apple’s Future Chips

Samsung and TSMC to Construct Apple’s Future Chips Apple is reportedly keeping the partnership with TSMC and Samsung in terms of developing its upcoming chips

Dec 18 2013, 11:48am CST

IBM Scientist Create Circuit Boards Using DNA

IBM Scientist Create Circuit Boards Using DNA The amount of time, effort, and money being put into research to develop faster computer processors is staggering. One of the big problems scientists have to overcome today in designing circuits and chips is the need...

Aug 17 2009, 9:00am CDT

IBM Unveils DNA Scaffolding; DNA Origami To Make Chips More Powerful

IBM Unveils DNA Scaffolding; DNA Origami To Make Chips More Powerful Today, scientists at IBM Research and the California Institute of Technology announced DNA Scaffolding for building tiny circuit boards on chips. DNA Scaffolding is a scientific advancement that could be a major...

Aug 17 2009, 1:49am CDT

As Economy Weakens SanDisk Reduces Fab Production The economy is certainly struggling with foreclosures skyrocketing, automakers facing the very real prospect of bankruptcy and consumers holding their money rather than spending. Amid this financial turmoil, SanDisk has...

Dec 16 2008, 8:00am CST

The Foundry Company is officially launched by AMD and ATIC

The Foundry Company is officially launched by AMD and ATIC AMD and Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) officially announce the intention to create a new global enterprise, The Foundry Company. As reported earlier AMD is going fabless to cut costs. The Foundry Company...

Oct 7 2008, 6:46am CDT

Sony and Toshiba agree on CELL CPU Joint Venture Mid September we reported that Sony was thinking about selling the CELL CPU plant. Today, about 1 month later Sony and Toshiba announce a joint-venture that will produce high-performance semiconductors, including the...

Oct 18 2007, 7:19am CDT

Microsoft Using TSMC 90nm Embedded DRAM in XBOX 360

Microsoft Using TSMC 90nm Embedded DRAM in XBOX 360 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced today that Microsoft has started production of the Xbox 360 graphics-memory subsystem using the TSMC 90nm embedded DRAM process. This process features a high-...

Aug 15 2007, 12:19pm CDT

IBM copies Snowflakes to make Faster Chips

IBM copies Snowflakes to make Faster Chips IBM developed a process called airgap, which enables trillions of microscopic vacuum holes to be placed between the copper wire in chips to act as an insulator. This process solves the problem of electrical energy...

May 3 2007, 8:05am CDT

Jet Turbines to power Mobile Phones

Jet Turbines to power Mobile Phones US scientists working on miniaturised, jet engine-based generators created from a single stack of bonded silicon wafers. These chip-based mini engine could power gadgets like mobile phone in the future. Recently fuel...

Oct 22 2004, 2:22am EST