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Smartphones to have computing power of desktops


July 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 17 (IANS) Battery operated mobile devices like smartphones and tablets are still lagging behind laptops and desktops in sheer computing power, thanks to their negligible RAM (random ... Read more...

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Ranbir in disguise?


March 31st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Can you imagine Ranbir Kapoor, who left his fans asking for more after his intense performance as a musician in "Rockstar", with grey hair, ... Read more...

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Hybrid spintronic computer chips a step closer to reality


April 14th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Hybrid spintronic computer chips are now one step closer to reality.Researchers have developed the first electronic circuit to merge traditional inorganic semiconductors with organic "spintronics"."Spintronics" are devices that ... Read more...

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‘Super skin’ that can sense a fly land


February 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) 'Super skin' so sensitive to touch that it can sense a fly land on it has been developed and could allow robots or other devices to perform ... Read more...

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Sugar cube-sized supercomputer in 10 to 15 years: IBM


November 13th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): IBM scientists have said that a pioneering research effort could shrink the world's most powerful supercomputer processors to the size of a sugar cube.The approach will see many ... Read more...

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Water could play major role in graphene nanoelectronics


October 27th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): According to a new study by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, water can be used to tune the band gap of the nanomaterial graphene, opening the door to ... Read more...

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Lalu slams Nitish for mounting inflation in Bihar


October 16th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 16 (ANI): Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for failing to control mounting inflation.Addressing a rally ... Read more...

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High-speed graphene transistors could mean faster mobiles, computers


September 4th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4(ANI): A group of UCLA researchers has fabricated the fastest graphene transistor to date, which could translate into faster electronic devices such as radios, computers and mobiles.Graphene, a one-atom-thick layer ... Read more...

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Soon nanotechnology to make computers faster


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Scientists are looking at the possibility of replacing silicon transistors in computers with carbon nanotubes.Johannes Svensson from the Department of Physics at the University of Gothenburg has investigated ... Read more...

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Computers set for radical makeover with carbon nanotubes


June 1st, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Computers are set for a radical makeover with carbon nanotubes replacing silicon transistors in 10 years. Johannes Svensson, physicist from the University of Gothenburg, is working on the ... Read more...

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Micro switch paves way for an ultra-fast computer


May 25th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Scientists have created the world's smallest electronic switch which may lead to making of the next generation computer with millions times faster calculation speed. The transistor, measuring four-billionths of ... Read more...

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Nanotube transistor may help humans bond with machines


May 13th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have taken a big step toward bridging the gap between the mind and the machine.Using ATP - adenosine triphosphate, the molecular medium of ... Read more...

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Cat can recognize a face faster than supercomputer


April 15th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A cat can recognize a face faster than a supercomputer. And that's one of the reasons why a feline brain is the model for a biologically inspired computer ... Read more...

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Plastic electronics can slash cost of solar panels


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) A new technique developed by engineers for producing power-conducting plastics could slash the cost of making solar panels, say researchers. ... Read more...

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Scientists create atom transistor to speed up computers


December 10th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): An international team of scientists has created a tiny transistor that could one day help quantum computers process impossibly large amounts of information.The researchers are the first to ... Read more...

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Grid computing tunes tiny transistors for future silicon chips


December 5th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 5 (ANI): Scientists are running simulations of transistors smaller than 30 nanometres on the UK e-science grid that links thousands of computers, which would help design components for the next ... Read more...

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Scientists break light modulation speed record


June 16th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has broken the light modulation speed record, that too twice, with a signal-processing modulation speed of 4.3 gigahertz, breaking the previous record of 1.7 ... Read more...

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Engineers discover fundamental flaw in understanding of transistor noise


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have discovered a fundamental flaw in the understanding of transistor noise, a phenomenon affecting the electronic on-off switch ... Read more...

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Soon, black and white e-readers to be replaced by colour version


May 18th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): An American company is gearing up to replace black and white e-book readers with a colour version, expected to be on the market by the end of 2010. ... Read more...

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Self-assembled nanowires can help make transistors smaller and faster


April 21st, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): A team of scientists at the University of Illinois (U. of I.), US, has found a new way to make transistors smaller and faster, by using self-assembled, self-aligned, ... Read more...

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Smart card material to help computers switch on instantly


April 18th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Ultra-thin ferro-electric materials used in smart cards will soon make computers more efficient by enabling them to switch on instantly. Smart cards rely on ferro-electric materials ... Read more...

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Graphenes qualities hold promise for future nanoelectronics applications


February 16th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois, US, have proven that graphene holds remarkable promise for future nanoelectronics applications, as its edge structure affects electronic properties.Graphene consists of ... Read more...

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Three injured in Rohtak explosion


December 23rd, 2008 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Dec 22 (IANS) Three members of a family were injured when a low-intensity explosion took place in a residential locality in this Haryana town Monday evening, police said, adding that ... Read more...

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The microchip turns 50 today!


September 12th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): The microchip, used in devices from cookers to computers to mobile phones, is 50 years old today.Consisting of a strip of germanium with one transistor and ... Read more...

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Armed robbery in Noida factory


August 2nd, 2008 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 1 (IANS) Five armed robbers shot at a security guard and looted goods worth Rs.50,000 from a factory here, the police said Friday. The incident took place Thursday night in ... Read more...

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Exciton-based circuits to enable faster computing


June 20th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Particles called excitons that emit a strong pulse of energy as they decay could soon enable a new and faster mode of computing, according to a study. Transistors ... Read more...

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Student develops promising new alternative to silicon chip


May 14th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (IANS) A new generation of transistors will soon replace one of the world's most ubiquitous technologies - the silicon chip. And these transistors will not only slash energy consumption ... Read more...

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Militant killed in Poonch


May 13th, 2008 - 12:35 am ICT by admin
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) The Indian Army late Monday evening claimed to have killed a terrorist in the border district of Poonch who was on an assignment to kill civilians in the ... Read more...

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Worlds smallest transistor developed using graphene


April 18th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Researchers have used graphene - the worlds thinnest material, to create the worlds smallest transistor, one atom thick and ten atoms wide.Dr Kostya Novoselov and Professor Andre ... Read more...

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Police identify extremists killed in Siliguri blast


April 4th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Police here Friday identified the three victims of a bomb blast in a house in West Bengal's Siliguri town Thursday as extremists with connections in Nepal. Inspector General ... Read more...

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Explosion kills three in West Bengal town


April 3rd, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) A powerful explosion ripped through a house in West Bengal's Siliguri town Thursday, killing three people, the police said here. Inspector General of Police (North Bengal) R.J.S Nawla ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher makes tiny brain-like computer


March 12th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A team of experts led by an Indian-origin researcher in Japan has designed a tiny computer that mimics how the brain works. Dr. Arindam Bandyopadhyay, an artificial intelligence ... Read more...

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Sequence used by NVIDIA for accelerated signoff for latest GeForce GPU


February 8th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
Santa Clara, Feb 8 (ANI/Business Wire India): Sequence Design's CoolPower technology was used by NVIDIA Corporation in the recently announced GeForce 8800 GT design, a 65nm 754-million-transistor GPU. Advanced CoolPower accelerated chip timing ... Read more...

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Aging helps improve organic transistors performance


December 3rd, 2007 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Ageing is the secret behind a good wine, and this also seems to be true for a plastic transistor that scientists have found doubles its performance if simply ... Read more...

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