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Big Bets on A.I. Open a New Frontier for Chip Start-Ups, Too

Advertisement SAN FRANCISCO — For years, tech industry financiers showed little interest in start-up companies that made computer chips. How on earth could a start-up compete with a goliath like Intel, which made the chips that ran more than 80 percent of the world’s personal computers? Even in the areas ...

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Intel Faces Scrutiny as Questions Swirl Over Chip Security

Advertisement SAN FRANCISCO — In 1994, Intel faced a public relations crisis over an elusive mathematics glitch that affected the accuracy of calculations made by its popular Pentium computer chips. After insisting that the problem would not affect many people, the company succumbed to public pressure and recalled the chips, ...

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Intel Will Invest $7 Billion in Chip Factory in Arizona

SAN FRANCISCO — Intel, the world’s largest computer chip manufacturer, will invest $ 7 billion to finish a factory in Arizona, adding 3,000 jobs, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday after meeting with President Trump at the White House. The completion of the factory, which will complement two other ...

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New microfluidic chip replicates muscle-nerve connection

MIT engineers have developed a microfluidic device that replicates the neuromuscular junction — the vital connection where nerve meets muscle. The device, about the size of a U.S. quarter, contains a single muscle strip and a small set of motor neurons. Researchers can influence and observe the interactions between the ...

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World’s first 1,000-processor chip

A microchip containing 1,000 independent programmable processors has been designed by a team at the University of California, Davis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The energy-efficient “KiloCore” chip has a maximum computation rate of 1.78 trillion instructions per second and contains 621 million transistors. The KiloCore was presented at ...

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