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Pomegranate-Inspired Batteries Hold 10x the Juice

A team of Stanford scientists recently made a breakthrough. After years of trying to create a new generation of lithium-ion batteries that use energy-efficient silicon to hold a charge, they found the secret to the winning design in an unlikely place: pomegranates. Read More >>

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Qualcomm's New Snapdragon Chips Will Power TVs and Cars, Not Your Phone

Snapdragon's latest hunks of speedy silicon aren't destined for your telephone or tablet. No, instead, new tweaks made to the Snapdragon 600 and 800 will power your connected car and home theatre, respectively, instead. Read More >>

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Nvidia Crop Circle Advertises Out of This World New Tegra K1 Chip

Nvidia took to the fields to help publicise its new Tegra K1 chip, its first with a staggering 192 CUDA cores. The result is this deliciously geeky crop circle, cut into a field two hours south of San Francisco. [Nvidia] Read More >>

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Intel Is About to Start Making ARM Chips

It at first you don't succeed, join forces with people that do things better than you. At least, that's what Intel is doing, as it starts producing ARM chips at its fabrication plants. Read More >>

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This Graphene-Coated Silicon Power Cell Signals a Battery-Free Future

Imagine a future without batteries. But in the same future, your cell phone charges in minutes and stays charged for weeks. Thanks to the world's first silicon power cell, this future might not be so far away—and graphene is helping us get there. Read More >>

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The First Carbon Nanotube Computer: The Hyper-Efficient Future Is Here

Coming just a year after the creation of the first carbon nanotube computer chip, scientists have just built the very first actual computer with a central processor centered entirely around carbon nanotubes. Which means the future of electronics just got tinier, more efficient, and a whole lot faster. Read More >>

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iPhone A7 Chip Teardown: Power-Dense Samsung Silicon

We've already seen inside the iPhone 5S and found out that its guts are blisteringly fast—but now iFixit has taken a very close look indeed at the A7 silicon that powers the new phone. Read More >>

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Samsung: Our Next-Gen Phones WIll Have 64-Bit Processors, Too

Not be outdone by Apple, Samsung has swiftly reacted to the announcement of Cook & Co.'s new 64-bit A7 processor by announcing that its next slew of phones will pack similar silicon, thankyouverymuch. Read More >>

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Why Your Next Smartphone Might Be Full of Wax

It might not just be your ears that are stuffed with wax for long — because researchers from the University of Michigan want to pack your phone full of the stuff, too. Read More >>

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Scientists Just Figured Out How to Make Lightning-Fast Graphene CPUs

Graphene has the power to change computing forever by making the fastest transistors ever. In theory. We just haven't figured out how yet. Sound familiar? Fortunately, scientists have just taken a big step closer to making graphene transistors work for real. Read More >>

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Bloomberg: Qualcomm Chips Are Headed For Microsoft's Surface RT

Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft is planning to give its Surface RT tablet an overhaul using chips from Qualcomm. Read More >>

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Report: AMD Is Making Its First Ever ARM Chip

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that AMD is taking a leap into unknown waters, as it readies its first ever ARM chip. Read More >>

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These Tiny Chiplets Could Coat Nearly Anything in Digital Intelligence

Imagine if silicon chips were smaller than a grain of sand and could be made using a laser printer: everything under the Sun could be made unobtrusively smart. But that's not science fiction, and you don't have to imagine too hard — because researchers at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Centre have already done it. Read More >>

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Rumour: Intel in Discussions to Produce Apple Chips

Reuters is reporting that Intel has been in rather unlikely discussions that could end up having the processor giant produce chips to Apple's specifications, allowing Apple to ditch Samsung. Read More >>

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The World's Smallest Arm Chip Is Going To Be Inside You

Manufactured by Freescale, this chunk of silicon claims to be the world's smallest ARM-powered chip. Measuring just 2 x 2 x 0.5 millimetres, it's so small that it will likely end up inside... you. Read More >>

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