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Future computers with better performance, reduced cost come closer to reality

 Researchers have developed a relatively simple, robust and versatile process for growing crystals made from compound semiconductor materials that will allow them be integrated onto silicon wafers, which is an important step toward making future computer chips that will allow integrated circuits to continue shrinking in size and cost even as they increase in performance.

Jun 09, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

Chipmaker Intel to buy Altera for $16.7 billion

Intel Corp agreed to buy Altera Corp for $16.7 billion as the world`s biggest chipmaker seeks to make up for slowing demand from the PC industry by expanding its line-up of higher-margin chips used in data centers.

Jun 01, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

Avago buys Broadcom in $37 bn chipmaker tie-up

Singapore-based Avago Technologies announced plans Thursday to buy rival Broadcom in a $37 billion deal creating a mobile chipmaking powerhouse.

May 28, 2015, 19:24 PM IST

Intel working on voice-enabled application for computers

Computer chip maker Intel Thursday said it is working on developing a chip that can support voice enabled software application in computers that may be launched next year.

Dec 12, 2013, 18:39 PM IST

Tin could be the next super material for computer chips

A pioneering study by U.S. researchers has led to the discovery that the humble metal tin could form the world`s first material to conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency in computer chips.

Nov 24, 2013, 21:03 PM IST

Intel organises campaigns to demystify tech, drive PC demand

Aiming to boost consumption of personal computing devices like PCs, tablets, chip maker Intel has launched extensive campaigns covering over 50 cities and about 4 million customers to educate people on technology.

Aug 23, 2013, 20:50 PM IST

Carbon allotrope can create ultra-efficient electronics

Scientists have discovered that graphene, an allotrope of carbon can be used to create ultra-efficient electronics, new 3D crystal structures which will aid next generation computer chips.

Jul 30, 2012, 16:27 PM IST

Carbon allotrope can create ultra-efficient electronics

Researchers from University of Manchester have demonstrated that sandwiching individual graphene sheets between insulating layers can produce electrical devices with unique new properties.

Jul 30, 2012, 14:31 PM IST

Smart homes to be a reality soon

It won`t be long before our homes use sensors and software to anticipate our needs and help improve our health and energy efficiency.

Apr 02, 2012, 17:24 PM IST

Smart homes to be a reality soon

It won`t be long before our homes use sensors and software to anticipate our needs and help improve our health and energy efficiency.

Apr 02, 2012, 17:24 PM IST

Hybrid spintronic computer chips a step closer to reality

Researchers developed electronic circuit to merge inorganic semiconductors with organic spintronics.

Apr 14, 2011, 14:02 PM IST

Hybrid spintronic computer chips a step closer to reality

Researchers developed electronic circuit to merge inorganic semiconductors with organic spintronics.

Apr 14, 2011, 14:02 PM IST

Similarities between human brains, worms and computer chips

Scientists from the US, the UK, and Germany have discovered that the human brain, the nervous system of a worm, and a computer chip have striking similarities.

Apr 23, 2010, 15:29 PM IST

Quantum computer chips edge closer to reality

In the quest for smaller, faster computer chips, researchers are now turning to quantum mechanics.

Oct 16, 2009, 21:33 PM IST

Quantum computer chips edge closer to reality

In the quest for smaller, faster computer chips, researchers are now turning to quantum mechanics.

Oct 16, 2009, 21:33 PM IST

New organic nano-wires may help replace silicon in computer chips

Organic nano-scale wires may serve as an alternative to silicon in computer chips, according to a collaborative team of Chinese and Danish researchers.

Aug 18, 2009, 12:54 PM IST

New organic nano-wires may help replace silicon in computer chips

Organic nano-scale wires may serve as an alternative to silicon in computer chips, according to a collaborative team of Chinese and Danish researchers.

Aug 18, 2009, 12:54 PM IST