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ASML microchips to buy Taiwan's HMI for 2.7 bn euros

Dutch computer chip maker and global hi-tech bellwether ASML announced Thursday it will buy Taiwanese chip inspection firm HMI in a multi-billion-euro deal, as it planned to speed up advanced ...

Thu 16 Jun 16 from

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NICT develops circuit technology that resolves issues with high-frequency piezoelectric resonators

In collaboration with the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Associate Professor Hiroyuki Ito and Professor Kazuya Masu, et al., of the Tokyo Institute of ...

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Twin sustainable skyscrapers under construction in China

Initial construction work is underway on a pair of sustainable mixed-use towers in Hangzhou, China. Rising to a height of 280 m (980 ft), the design of the Zhejiang Gate Towers project ...

Wed 15 Jun 16 from Gizmag

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Image: Integrated circuits on silicon

Multiple integrated circuits at the heart of Europe's space missions, etched together onto a single piece of silicon.

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Standard to improve sustainable manufacturing

Anyone who's ever covered a wall with sticky notes to clearly map all of the steps in a process knows how valuable that exercise can be. It can streamline workflow, increase efficiency and improve ...

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IBM integrates optics and electronics on a single chip

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Fri 14 Dec 12 from Gizmag

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New power amplifier design could double smartphone battery life

Cell phones have come a long way in terms of battery life, but lets be honest, there's still plenty of room for improvement. The very fact that we talk about using a phone for eight hours as ...

Tue 6 Nov 12 from Gizmag

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Caltech's chips survive laser armageddon thanks to self-healing powers

Although you are fairly unlikely to start zapping your gadgets with high-power lasers any time soon, scientists are already hard at work trying to make electronics immune to such cruelty. In ...

Tue 12 Mar 13 from Gizmag

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US military funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices

The US military is spending millions to build "vanishing" technology that self-destructs on the battlefield, like the tape recorder that goes up in smoke in the "Mission: Impossible" television ...

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"Unhackable" RFID chip to keep your credit cards safe

Radio frequency identification (RFID) chips have made cashless payments commonplace and opened the way to automatic inventory control. However, they've also made it possible for credit ...

Mon 8 Feb 16 from Gizmag

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