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Extended downtime for GM plants doesn't mean workers are losing their jobs

Feb 10, 2021
The company says there's a semiconductor shortage, and it will reassess the situation in mid-March
Vehicles go through the assembly line at the General Motors Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant on Feb. 21, 2020, in Lansing, Michigan.
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Does Softbank's deal with ARM signal a UK fire sale?

Jul 18, 2016
Brexit made the pound cheaper and British companies potentially more attractive
People arrive at a shareholders' meeting for Japanese mobile communications giant SoftBank in Tokyo on June 22, 2016.
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NAND mirroring could be key to unlocking terrorist's phone

Mar 23, 2016
'Groundhog Day' helps explain the new method the government may be using to hack into the device.
NAND mirroring can grant a user unlimited tries at guessing a phone's passcode.
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Kellogg's snacks on Pringles

Feb 15, 2012
The cereal giant will pay $2.7 billion for the chips in the cardboard tube. Pringles gives Kellogg's a bigger stake in the after-breakfast market. But why such a high price?

New chips (unfortunately not made by Frito Lay)

Oct 20, 2011
Chipmaker, ARM is introducing the Cortex A7, which is billed as more energy efficient and slimmer than those on the market now. Although not as...

Chips that think and learn

Aug 18, 2011
Here's a term you might want to learn: "neurosynaptic core". It's going to be a good term to know when the Matrix is officially installed....

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Intel ready to start making 3D chips

May 5, 2011
Finally, a decent use for 3D. No goggles required! Chip maker Intel unveiled a new chip that works with a 3D transistor instead of the old flat...

LASER CHIPS!

Jul 27, 2010
Not from Frito-Lay, tragically, but from Intel. They say they've built a new chip that uses lasers instead of electronic signals and it can...