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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 Phys.org

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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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Prototype explosives-detecting boarding gate keeps passengers moving

With pat downs, metal detectors, X-ray machines, and "puffer machines," catching a plane can see you and your belongings scanned and probed more thoroughly than a trip to the doctor. Yet another ...

Wed 3 Oct 12 from Gizmag

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