Move over Intel, the new wave of micro-processors are about to hit the shelves. Colonies of yeast can be genetically engineered to form complex logical pathways which, when applied with particular stimuli, form incredibly powerful computations. 191 more words
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Before the word “hacker” had a negative connotation, it referred to an individual who believed in continuously improving both physical and logical computing systems. This persona is the focus of… 1,090 more words
The French-Italian chip firm STMicroelectronics is abandoning its set-top box and home gateway business, leading to the loss of up to 1,400 jobs.
ST said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter net revenues totalled $1.67 billion, 8.8% down from $1.83 billion the year before. 265 more words
China’s Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd plans to invest 300 billion yuan ($47 billion) over the next five years in a bid to become the world’s third-biggest chipmaker, the chairman of the state-backed technology conglomerate said on Monday. 605 more words