Sony to Leave Three-Way Microchip Development Pact

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In February 2006, Sony, Toshiba and NEC Electronics agreed they would co-develop technologies to make system chips with circuitry width of 45 nanometres, sharing hefty costs and pooling technological expertise. But now, Sony has announced...

New Microchip Fused With Brain Cells

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European researches have developed "neuro-chips" in which living brain cells and silicon circuits interact with one another. While the research is far from it at this point, these advancements could one day lead to...

IBM's Microchip Plant Not Measuring Up

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IBM's new $3 billion microchip factory was supposed to bring the company efficiency and profit. Instead, it is giving the technology leader a headache. Demonstrating the risk of huge investments in advanced chip-making tools, International...

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