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Shimmering super-Earth with ruby, sapphire discovered beyond our solar system
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Shimmering super-Earth with ruby, sapphire discovered beyond our solar system

The exoplanet belongs to a new class of super-Earths with an exotic composition of minerals.

New technology may help scale up memory storage capacity
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New technology may help scale up memory storage capacity

The team has designed a memory device which is made up of silver, titanium dioxide and fluorine doped Tin oxide (FTO).

Japan Display Inc announces development of a transparent glass-based fingerprint sensor
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Japan Display Inc announces development of a transparent glass-based fingerprint sensor

This JDI technology would absolve the need of putting a fingerprint sensor under the display as you can easily put it in the display.

Microprocessors that run faster with the help of lasers
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Microprocessors that run faster with the help of lasers

By fabricating tiny lasers directly on silicon, an international group of scientists has found a way that could make microprocessors run faster without consuming more power.

Indian-origin scientist develops 2D material that could outrun graphene in digital technology
World

Indian-origin scientist develops 2D material that could outrun graphene in digital technology

Madhu Menon, physicist at the University of Kentucky, the new material is made up of silicon, boron and nitrogen, and is stable — which graphene lacks.

Indian-origin engineer discovers 2D semi-conducting material that could replace silicon
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Indian-origin engineer discovers 2D semi-conducting material that could replace silicon

A team led by an Indian-origin engineer from the University of Utah has discovered a new kind of 2D semi-conducting material for electronics that opens the door for much speedier computers and smartphones that consume a lot less power.

IBM to invest $3 billion in cloud computing, Big Data research
Biztech

IBM to invest $3 billion in cloud computing, Big Data research

According to IBM, these continued investments will accelerate the invention and introduction into product development for the company's differentiated computing systems for cloud, and big data analytics.

Toshiba, SanDisk To Build About $4 Bn Flash Memory Plant
Biztech

Toshiba, SanDisk To Build About $4 Bn Flash Memory Plant

Toshiba plans to make chips of 16-17 nanometers circuit line width at the new plant to gain an edge over Samsung Electronics Co by making more chips from a single silicon wafer, Nikkei reported.

NXP Ships Its 650 Millionth Silicon Tuner
Biztech

NXP Ships Its 650 Millionth Silicon Tuner

This is the first year that the majority of flat-panel TVs are using silicon tuners instead of MOPLL-based can tuners.

New Juniper Software & Partnerships To Enhance Networking
Biztech

New Juniper Software & Partnerships To Enhance Networking

The new capabilities combine technology with smart partnerships to help customers re-invent the experience and economics of networking

Intel Develops First Hybrid Silicon Laser
News & Analysis

Intel Develops First Hybrid Silicon Laser

Intel and UC Santa Barbara lay the foundation of new age technology.

Smaller, Faster Carbon Nanotube Computers are on Their Way
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Smaller, Faster Carbon Nanotube Computers are on Their Way

An important breakthrough in developing nanotube-based computers has cleared a few roadblocks off its way. Researchers at IBM have figured out a way ...