Silicon Knights sues Epic games

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ShackNews is reporting that Silicon Knights has served Epic Games (makers of the Unreal Engine) with a lawsuit. The thrust of the complaint seems centered around E3 2006, where Too Human was demonstrated and...

Nokia taps into Silicon Valley

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Looking to merge mobile phones with PCs, Nokia has expanded its presence in Silicon Valley and is exploring a wireless network that local developers can use to try out new applications. At its recently opened...

Apple Acquires Silicon Color Technologies

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Apple has acquired the technolgies of Silion Color, which manufactures the FinalTouch range of colour correction software. A note on the company website says: "We are pleased to announce that all Silicon Color technology...

Nanowire Transistors Faster than Silicon

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Nanowires are made with regular crystal structures and uniform electronic properties - a level of predictability is essential for manufacturing high-performance electronics. Researchers at Harvard University have shown that nanowire transistors can be at least...

Sega signs next-gen pact with Silicon Knights

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Agreement will see the Twin Snakes developer working on an unnamed game for unidentified consoles to be released at an undetermined date. In a release issued this morning, Sega announced an agreement...

IBM, AMD Speed Chips by Straining Silicon Wafers

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Researchers at IBM and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. have improved a chip-making technology called strained silicon, boosting semiconductor performance at a time when such gains are increasingly hard to come by, the companies said on...

AMD sneaks strained silicon into chips

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Advanced Micro Devices has begun to incorporate strained silicon into its processors. By adding strained silicon, AMD will be able to give its processors a high performance boost. It won't be until the...

Silicon Knights Working On Xbox?

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A new game could be announced as soon as this summer...Too Human, perhaps? Silicon Knights, the developer behind such games as Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain, Eternal Darkness, and the GameCube version...

Silicon Knights and Nintendo Part

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IGNcube today learned that Canada-based development studio Silicon Knights has ended its second-party status with Nintendo Co. Ltd. The company will effective immediately be allowed to develop software for multiple consoles including Microsoft's Xbox and...

Silicon Valley's Jobless Rate 7.9 Percent

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The technology downturn continues to hammer California's Silicon Valley, where the unemployment rate in October was 7.9 percent, the highest level since 1983 and well above last month's statewide average of 6.4 percent. ...

Brazil to win by a silicon chip

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Researchers at the University of Ulster made the claim after carrying out statistical analysis of every match that will take place in Japan and South Korea over the next month. A focus group...

Shrinking Paychecks In Silicon Valley

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Microsoft will cut the salaries for some 1,600 of its employees in Silicon Valley. The reduction isn't in base pay, but in the "geographic differential" paid to employees who work in high-cost areas. That differential...

AMD confirms first Hammer silicon out

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AMD EXEC Ben Anixter presented some information about how his company is doing with its process technology this year and next, and said the firm has now successfully produced Hammer silicon. AMD is pleased with...

Intel Develops a New Way to Produce Silicon Chips

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Intel plans to announce its researchers have come up with a novel method for housing microprocessors that it hopes will speed development of high-performance microchips with more than a billion transistors. The method...

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