Consumers’ relentless demand for better user experiences helps create the technology that drives high-performance computing forward.
A new manufacturing approach could end the junking of several chips when one fails.
Intel unveils a circuit that can pump out truly random numbers at high speed.
A heated AFM tip can draw nanometers-wide conductive lines on graphene oxide.
A cryptographic method could see cloud services work with sensitive data without ever decrypting it.
OLPC may drop “$100 laptop” in an attempt to develop an innovative $75 tablet computer.
A method for printing exotic semiconductors brings down the cost of high-performance solar cells and microchips.
Chips that let errors happen, then correct them, use less power overall.
The first hybrid memristor-transistor chip could be cheaper and more energy efficient.
Researchers have made ultrathin refrigerators for microprocessors.
Computer interfaces, wireless devices, memory, and microprocessors were all hot topics in 2008.
What will it take to put thousands of microprocessors in cell phones and laptops?
Alternative semiconductors may be the key to shrinking microprocessors and improving performance.