Wood chip on the wall
U.S. and Chinese boffins have come up with wooden semiconductor chips which have the advantage of being biodegradable and a lot cheaper than conventional semiconductors.
Piggy backing on Intel foundry
China's Spreadtrum, which is tied to Intel's foundry business, is gunning for 14nm FinFET, with sights set on 10nm.
Not just another Haswell
Slides about Intel's upcoming Xeon Skylake Platform: Purley have been leaked to the great unwashed.
Chipmaker Qualcomm is trailing LTE Direct which could bypass cell towers and allow phones to talk directly.
Synopsys releases AI core design
Synopsys, a company that licenses software and intellectual property to the biggest names in chip making, showed off a new image-processor core which it thinks could be the future.
IBM shows off integrated Photonics chip
Biggish Blue has been showing off what it claims to be the world's first fully integrated wavelength multiplexed silicon photonics chip.
Cheap as Chip
A US outfit called Next Thing is offering a $9 development board for its Chip project which is currently seeking crowd funding..
Dr Chipzilla I presume
Intel has added up the numbers and worked out that the best way to flog its chips is to follow the path of Stanley beat a path through the jungle into Africa.
Memristors are better than silicon
Memristor could be the best chance to build chips which mimic the human brain. Not everyone's brain of course. There is no point mimicking the brain of someone who thinks that a Smartwatch is a pretty need idea, but rather the brain of someone who is a little more clever.