Making transistors smaller and smaller has enabled the computer revolution and the $1 trillion-plus electronics industry. But if some smart scientist doesn't figure out how to make copper wires better, progress could grind to a halt.
The optimistic outlook bodes well for the tech economy.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have created the smallest transistor yet from a material that could one day replace silicon in semiconductor chips.
Silicon has ruled for decades. But the team at MIT’s Microsystems Technology Laboratories …
Fujitsu Semiconductor vouches for the power-saving chip technology.
IBM says the technology is ready for commercialization, just in time for the era of Big Data.
Could Intel be Samsung's successor for building Apple's mobile chips?
Hint: boiling frogs has something to do with a crisis that develops over a long time.
The $150 billion semiconductor industry has a list of what it needs to make the U.S. competitive.
AMD says it is not pursuing a sale of the company or significant assets either.
New Qualcomm marketing executive says the landscape for mobile changes fast.
Nvidia's Tegra mobile chip business is making up for weaker PC sales.
The merger marries two key chip intellectual property licensing firms.
In a breakup worthy of a celeb gossip magazine, Apple is exploring alternatives to Intel for its Mac computer chips, according to Bloomberg.
Applied Materials' new technology will make even better displays possible.
The firm behind the revolution in tablets and smartphones is ready to take on a new market, as ARM announced today a chip design that will take it into the server market for the first time.
The new 64-bit processor …
IBM is announcing today that it has taken the first real steps toward commercial fabrication of carbon nanotubes on top of a silicon chip.
AMD's newest series of processors have eight cores and are aimed at high-performance applications such as gaming
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AMD's CEO Rory Read explains layoffs and the weak PC market.
As warned, AMD's third quarter financial performance was weak as consumers waited for Windows 8 and the economy weakened.