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Toshiba Aims to Launch Ultra-low Power Microcomputer in 2017

Toshiba Corp developed a new transistor technology for ultra-low power consumption microcomputers.

Tue 9 Sep 14 from Tech-On

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TDK Announces Large-displacement Piezoelectric Actuator for Engine Injectors

TDK Corp announced Aug 26, 2014, that it has developed a piezoelectric actuator whose displacement is 20% larger than that of its previous piezoelectric actuator.

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Tech-On

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MEMS Executive Congress US to be Held November 5-7, 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ

MEMS Industry Group (MIG) will host MEMS Executive Congress® US 2014, the annual business conference and networking event for the MEMS and sensors industry, November 5-7, 2014 in Scottsdale, ...

Sat 30 Aug 14 from AZoNano

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A New Chip Could Add Motion Sensing to Clothing

A new kind of accelerometer could bring sophisticated motion sensing to even cheap mobile phones.A company called mCube has made a new kind of accelerometer, the device that senses motion from ...

Tue 19 Aug 14 from MIT Technology Review

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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 ...

Sat 8 Feb 14 from

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Mój samochód sam je?dzi, parkuje i ?aduje si?

Wyobra? sobie, ?e spieszysz si?, aby z?apa? poci?g, ale najpierw musisz znale?? miejsce na parkingu dworcowym, ?eby zaparkowa? swój samochód elektryczny. Tracisz cenny czas szukaj?c miejsca, ...

Tue 12 Aug 14 from AlphaGalileo

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Electricity and Light in One Chip

Silicon chips with both optical and electrical circuits could eliminate a bottleneck limiting supercomputer speeds. Today's computer chips are chunks of silicon that use electrical pulses ...

Fri 3 Dec 10 from MIT Technology Review

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