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Repo Robot Takes A Ride With You

10/14/2013, Rachael Ward is suing a loan company for repeatedly freezing the ignition on her 2003 Mitsubshi Galant with a remote device. Companies that give high-interest loans to people who don’t qualify for regular car loans are installing devices that prevent...

Metaio with ST-Ericsson Built First Augmented Reality Hardware

02/21/2013, [MWC 2013] Today, Metaio announced an agreement with ST-Ericsson, in which the semi conductor manufacturer agrees to integrate  Metaio’s Augmented Reality hardware IP, also known as “AREngine”, into its upcoming mobile platforms via the...

Intel Shows 50 Cores Chip, wows to break Exaflop barrier

11/15/2011, While Intel has talked about its Many Integrated Core (MIC) architecture for some time, it has shown its 50 Cores chip for the first time today at the SC11 supercomputing conference. Codenamed Knights Corner, many 50-core chips will work as co-processors...

Toshiba releases new 24nm SmartNAND

04/06/2011, Toshiba has just announced a new addition to its 24 nm NAND flash product family – the SmartNAND. Designed for portable devices such as media players, tablets and phones, the NAND flash chips are meant to make life easier for the host processor while...

Microsoft wants Intel to develop a 16-core Atom chip

01/28/2011, According to some reports, Microsoft is pushing Intel into developing 16-core Atom chips for their server farms. Microsoft’s data servers are currently powered by Intel Xeon server-class chips. While the Xeon processors are fast enough to power...

Intel Discloses New Mobile Processor Pricing

09/27/2010, Intel has updated its processor pricing list for its new Core i-series chips, including the popular Core i5 and i7 chips. According to the updated price, the 2.66GHz Core i5-580M will set you back $266; while the i5-560M will set you back $225. The...

Interesting Neurochip Technology Developed By Researchers

08/11/2010, The smart folks over at the University of Calgary have developed a new technology that monitors brain cell activity at a resolution that has not been achieved before. The new silicon chips are simpler to use, and will help in the future understanding of...

Chip Tablet PC Concept

08/04/2010, The Chip concept computer looks like what you’d get if you combined a desktop computer, a notebook, and a tablet computer together. This concept design sports a machine that has a removable display that can be turned into a tablet for personal use,...

Sharp Develops New Chip For Dual-display Mobile Devices

07/27/2010, Sharp has recently come up with an interesting chip that is capable of controlling liquid-crystals for mobile devices that is capable for displaying two different 1024 x 480 pixel movies on two LCD displays. The LR388G9 chip is also capable of churning...

RFID Terminator Gun

12/23/2009, Are you paranoid of being tracked by RFID tags in your possessions? You probably won’t want to carry something like the RFID Zapper around, but it can certainly help you kill an RFID tag or two. Basically what this threatening-looking device does is...

Intel to insert chips in brain

11/20/2009, Intel wants to have chips (theirs, obviously) inside our brains in the future so that there is no need for a mouse or keyboard to take charge of our computers. Dean Pomerleau is the brains behind this vision, where he works for Intel on matters of...