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Marketplace Tech for Thursday, January 9, 2014
Jan 9, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, January 9, 2014

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Earlier this week, Intel announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it's getting serious about mineral sourcing. Where companies get the ingredients for our chips and our devices is kind of a dirty open secret. And until the creation of new materials, it will stay that way. But the world's largest chip maker is promising all of the microprocessors it ships this year will be free of conflict minerals.

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Starting over with a startup: When is it time to stop?

Jan 9, 2014
In Silicon Valley, a failed start-up is often considered to be a helpful lesson in how to succeed - next time.

Inside Intel's 'confict minerals' program

Jan 9, 2014
Earlier this week, Intel announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that its chips will be produced from 'conflict-free' sources.

Earlier this week, Intel announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it’s getting serious about mineral sourcing. Where companies get the ingredients for our chips and our devices is kind of a dirty open secret. And until the creation of new materials, it will stay that way. But the world’s largest chip maker is promising all of the microprocessors it ships this year will be free of conflict minerals.

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