IBM announced the semiconductor industry’s first computationally based process for production of next generation 22nm semiconductors.
IBM and NEC Electronics have entered into a multi-year joint development agreement under which they will develop next-generation semiconductor process technology.
The Bulgarian State Agency for Information Technology and Communications (SAITC) and IBM Bulgaria announced the Bulgarian IBM Blue Gene/P – the first installation of the world famous Blue Gene computer in Bulgaria.
The DVD6C Licensing Group (DVD6C) consisting of nine leading developers of DVD technology and formats – Hitachi, Ltd., Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (Panasonic), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., Sharp Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Victor Company of Japan, Ltd. (JVC) and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc. – today announced that it has revised its worldwide patent licensing program beginning on and after July 1, 2008, including offering a new license agreement (the “New DVD6C License”), which offers the following reduced royalty rates on DVD Decoder and DVD Encoder, respectively.
Toshiba Corporation announced that it would showcase latest advances in environmentally conscious products and technologies at IFA 2008 in Berlin, Germany from August 29 to September 3.
In the continuing effort to develop electricity from renewable energy cheaper than from coal, Google, through its philanthropic arm Google.org, announced $10.25 million in investments in a breakthrough energy technology called Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS).
As one of the three major nanotechnology forums held in the world, Nano Korea 2008 will take place between August 27th and the 29th at the KINTEX convention center in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province in Korea.
Yahoo! announced the general availability of Fire Eagle, an open platform that helps users take their location to the Web while giving them the ability to easily control how and where their location data is shared.
Toshiba announced the launch of 32GB embedded NAND flash memory modules that offer the largest density yet announced plus full compliance with the e-MMCTM and eSDTM standards.
Intel Corporation today announced the availability of the Extensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) draft specification revision 0.9 in support of the USB 3.0 architecture, also known as SuperSpeed USB.
Researchers at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have selected a high performance IBM computer to perform research they hope will one day lead to more effective treatment of medical conditions like infertility and thyroid problems.
Canon U.S.A. announced the first domestic installation of its new Canon CR-1 Non-Mydriatic Digital Retinal Camera at Rochester Family Eye Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Stanford University’s distributed computing program Folding@home has become a major force in researching cures to life-threatening diseases such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, and Parkinson’s disease by combining the computing horsepower of millions of processors to simulate protein folding.
As Internet access continues to be added to all kinds of computers and devices, Intel executives outlined a plan to use its chip design expertise, factory capacity, advanced manufacturing techniques and the economics of Moore’s Law to usher in a new category of highly integrated, purpose-built and Web-savvy System on Chip (SoC) designs and products.
As one era closed with the final All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium this week, Major League Baseball (MLB) enters a new one, employing software technologies from IBM to improve the way baseball is officiated.
Delft University of Technology presented the minute DelFly Micro air vehicle. This successor to the DelFly I and II weighs barely 3 grams, and with its flapping wings is very similar to a dragonfly. Ultra-small, remote-controlled micro aircraft with cameras, such as this DelFly, may well be used in the future for observation flights in difficult-to-reach or dangerous areas.
IBM and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) announced a first-of-a-kind research project to help doctors detect subtle changes in the condition of critically ill premature babies.
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola announced the most robust 802.11n planning tools featuring predictive networking capabilities—Motorola’s 11n LANPlanner.
The Toshiba message will shine out over Times Square bigger and brighter than ever before following today’s unveiling of a new full color LED display, Toshiba Vision Times Square, that supports over one billion colors and high definition resolution.
Siemens IT Solutions and Services, Austrian Research Centers (ARC) and Graz University of Technology have joined forces to develop the first quantum cryptography chip for commercial use.
The Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO) Major Shared Resource Center (MSRC) will house a new IBM supercomputer that will be used principally to support the oceanographic modeling and analysis needs of researchers at the Department of Defense.
Seagate unveiled the industry’s first 1.5-terabyte desktop and half-terabyte notebook hard drives to meet explosive worldwide demand for digital-content storage in home and business environments.
Only 3% of people recycle their mobile phones despite the fact that most have old devices lying around at home that they no longer want, according to a global consumer survey released by Nokia today.
Philips signed a public private partnership agreement with the Dutch Government, which will see the development of a new generation of sustainable – solar powered lighting solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Pioneer Corporation has succeeded in developing a 16-layer read-only optical disc with a capacity of 400 gigabytes for the first time in the world.