Move Over Graphene: IBM Expects Copper Interconnects to Hold the CMOS Line

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It was initially believed graphene could revolutionize semiconductor and interconnect design, but IBM doesn’t hold out much hope that it’ll happen. Instead, the firm believes copper will remain critical to manufacturing going forward.

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Wooting One Keyboard Hands On: Are Analog Switches the Future of Gaming?

It looks like a fairly standard keyboard, but the switches are an entirely new design that feature optical analog input–it’s not just on or off like other switches.

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Radeon Exec Raja Koduri Has Left AMD

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Raja Koduri led AMD’s GPU design efforts for several years, but he’s bowing out now that Vega is in-market. Lisa Su will lead the business unit temporarily.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258644-raja-koduri-leader-amds-radeon-technologies-group-left-company?source=Computing

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Organic Memristor Sets Records for Speed and Durability

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A new organic memristor design from an international team of scientists could finally make these components commercially viable.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/258134-organic-memristor-sets-records-speed-durability?source=Computing

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Microsoft Revives the Intellimouse, Launching Soon for $40

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Nostalgia has a way of reviving the dead — in this case, the popular Intellimouse design that Microsoft brought to market nearly 20 years ago.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257936-microsoft-revives-intellimouse-launching-soon-40?source=Computing

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Apple is working on a revolutionary new iPhone, but it's worried Samsung will steal the design

The new iPhone X represents the biggest design shift in Apple’s iPhone lineup since the original model was released a decade ago.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/11/apple-is-working-on-revolutionary-new-iphone-but-its-worried-samsung-will-steal-design.html

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Custom AMD Vega Boards Reportedly Delayed By Technical Issues

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Board partners are reportedly having yield and design issues with AMD’s Vega that could delay the launch of custom GPUs.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256234-custom-vega-boards-reportedly-delayed-technical-issues?source=Computing

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Cycling goes high-tech with specialized 'iPadded' seats

Technology is rapidly changing sports design as well as customization, and it’s not just for the pros. Specialized Bicycle Components makes high performance bikes but it’s now using software from its Retül unit and an iPad to bring high tech offerings to the masses.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/06/cycling-goes-high-tech-with-specialized-ipadded-seats.html

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Leaked iPhone 8 design has a big surprise

By now you may have heard that the iPhone 8 is going to sport an all-new design, and it’s about time, because Apple’s flagship phone has pretty much looked the same for the last few years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/leaked-iphone-8-design-has-big-surprise.html

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AMD Looks to Crush Intel’s Xeon With New Epyc Server Chips

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AMD has officially launched its new server platform, and shed more light on the design of its Infinity Fabric in the process.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251255-amd-takes-fight-intel-new-epyc-server-chips?source=Computing

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Implantable computer chips being developed for brain injuries

British chip design firm ARM Holdings said it is coordinating with U.S. researchers to help develop computer chips that can be implanted in a person’s brain, aiding with brain and spinal injuries.

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Lowe's is building an exoskeleton that gives warehouse workers superhuman strength

The hame improvement store, Lowe’s. just unveiled its exoskeleton design. The company hopes the device will boost productivity and aid in overall ergonomics.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/16/lowes-is-building-exoskeleton-that-gives-warehouse-workers-superhuman-strength.html

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NASA inflatable greenhouse could help feed astronauts on other planets

NASA collaborated with researchers from the University of Arizona to design an inflatable greenhouse that can be deployed in outer space and offer astronauts a sustainable bounty of fresh vegetables

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/01/nasa-inflatable-greenhouse-could-help-feed-astronauts-on-other-planets.html

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iPhone 8 leak reveals surprising design, new name

Just when you thought the iPhone 8 was going to boast a truly revolutionary design, along comes a leak that potentially throws cold water on those ambitions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/31/iphone-8-leak-reveals-surprising-design-new-name.html

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It looks like the next iPhone will have augmented reality

A glass design and edge-to-edge display may be the most visible changes to the next iPhone, but a growing number of indicators point to augmented reality as a major focus for Apple’s iPhone 8 .

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/20/it-looks-like-next-iphone-will-have-augmented-reality.html

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Graphene-coated copper could dramatically boost future CPU performance

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New research into a copper-graphene interconnect design could dramatically boost performance and cut waste heat.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/244693-graphene-coated-copper-dramatically-boost-future-cpu-performance?source=Computing

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Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray

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Plume promised value-priced, easy-to-use, whole-home Wi-Fi with a stylish design. Now it is delivering.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/240570-plume-ships-value-priced-entry-mesh-wifi-fray?source=Computing

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Eye robot: Medical device can carry out cataract surgery with precise cuts

Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants developed a medical robot capable of performing one of the world’s most common but delicate operations: cataract surgery. For now, however, it’s only a tech demonstration.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/15/eye-robot-medical-device-can-carry-out-cataract-surgery-with-precise-cuts.html

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