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January 29, 2015
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At the intersection of engineering and music, Yale students hit the right notes

During the holiday season, it’s not unusual to be serenaded by Yale’s many choirs and a cappella ensembles caroling around campus. But this past December, only in Yale’s Center for Engineering Innovation & Design (CEID) could you be treated to … Continue reading

February 2, 2014
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Cooling Microprocessors with Carbon Nanotubes

Technique From Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry Could Also Work with Graphene “Cool it!” That’s a prime directive for microprocessor chips and a promising new solution to meeting this imperative is in the offing. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy … Continue reading

December 21, 2012
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UCLA Engineers Develop New Energy-Efficient Computer Memory Using Magnetic Materials

MeRAM is up to 1,000 times more energy-efficient than current technologies By using electric voltage instead of a flowing electric current, researchers from UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have made major improvements to an ultra-fast, high-capacity … Continue reading

June 22, 2011
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Putting a New Spin on Computing

*Physicists at the UA have achieved a breakthrough toward the development of a new breed of computing devices that can process data using less power. In a recent publication in Physical Review Letters, physicists at the University of Arizona propose … Continue reading

June 7, 2011
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IBM Microprocessors to Power the New Wii U System from Nintendo

Armonk, NY, USA – 07 Jun 2011: IBM today announced that it will provide the microprocessors that will serve as the heart of the new Wii U™ system from Nintendo.  Unveiled today at the E3 trade show, Nintendo plans for … Continue reading

June 3, 2011
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Berkeley Lab Researchers Create Nanoscale Waveguide for Future Photonics

The creation of a new quasiparticle called the “hybrid plasmon polariton” may throw open the doors to integrated photonic circuits and optical computing for the 21st century. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley … Continue reading

September 27, 2010
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IBM to Acquire BLADE Network Technologies

ARMONK, N.Y. – 27 Sep 2010: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), a privately held company based in Santa Clara, CA. BLADE specializes in software and devices that … Continue reading