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Smart NFC food packages might be coming to a store near you - CNET

Food packaging is getting NFC technology that allows you to tap and receive product information on your smartphone.

Tue 1 Aug 17 from CNET

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Multiplying the computing factor of algorithms on FPGA chips

Researchers at Linköping University have developed a method to increase by a factor of five the computing power of a standard algorithm performed by standard FPGA chips.

Mon 24 Jul 17 from TechXplore

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ASML lithography team turns corner in throughput spec of wafers per hour

(Tech Xplore)—Last year, lithography held a major share of the semiconductor manufacturing equipment market than other equipment (WhaTech). "Lithography has progressed over the past few years ...

Sun 23 Jul 17 from TechXplore

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Research alliance builds new transistor for 5nm technology

IBM, its Research Alliance partners Globalfoundries and Samsung, and equipment suppliers have developed an industry-first process to build silicon nanosheet transistors that will enable 5 nanometer ...

Mon 5 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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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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Oxygen vacancy supported memory

A non-volatile memory keeping its digital information without power and working at the same time at the ultrahigh speed of today's dynamic random access memory (DRAM) – that is the dream of ...

Wed 12 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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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 Phys.org

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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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