Silicon's long-held dominance as the IC material of choice is being challenged. Novel new compounds, such as silicon carbide and gallium nitride, are enabling electronics power switches that will not break down quite so easily.
Why a new generation of professional-class digital cameras have caused legacy incumbents like Panavision to take stock of their core technology and re-focus their futures.
09 April 2014
Microprocessor-design company ARM has decided to move to an open-source compiler for the latest release of its software development tools, moving away from its own technology.
Printed electronics is being held back by too close a focus on component technologies when potential users are more interested in being able to buy readymade processes that they can incorporate more easily. In response, some of the technology suppliers have begun to recast themselves as technology integrators.
12 March 2014 marks 25 years since the birth of the protocol and mark-up language that has made the Internet familiar to anyone who has accessed a computer or smartphone. But is this really the anniversary of the World Wide Web?
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