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Just as tech stocks were starting to rise this week, dismal PC sales reports for the first quarter burst the very short-lived bubble, causing shares of IT companies to fall back to earth Thursday.
Products based on a USB specification that will double the data transfer rates between host devices and peripherals will reach the market in late 2014, the standards-setting organization said on Thursday.
“Rare earth” refers to the scarcity of easily-mined ores of the elements. Last month, we discussed a breakthrough in large-scale electrolysis that could make refining these ores and oxides much easier; now, Japan’s announcement of the discovery of a huge deposit of rare-earth minerals could make the market that much more competitive.
New rendering extensions are designed for the graphics core in Intel's next-generation CPU, code-named Haswell.
AMD today announced the availability of its AMD Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), codenamed “Richland.”
After multiple years of double-digit drops, prices for DRAM could stabilize as demand exceeds supply and the number of memory makers dwindles, a research analyst for IC Insights said this week.
Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group said it was still negotiating a deal for greater cooperation with Sharp, despite the Japanese display maker securing a $110 million investment to supply LCD panels to rival Samsung Electronics.
Forget tablets and economic woes. "Good enough" computer performance might be the real reason for lackluster PC sales. And it might also be the catalyst for an ambitious new era of computing.
Camera manufacturer Canon has developed a large sensor chip for shooting full-frame video in extremely dim conditions.
Toshiba, Samsung, Sony and Panasonic intend SeeQVault to control the use and copying of HD content stored on flash memory.
We're not sure when AMD's Radeon HD 8000 series will launch, but the company says new products are definitely coming in 2013.