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IBM 'Thinks' Big, Invests $3 Billion In Chip Research And Develoment
2014-07-10 12:28:19

On Wednesday IBM, a week before its second quarterly earnings will be released, announced it is spending $3 billion over the next five years as part of an investment into chip research and development.

2014-07-10 00:22:00

Scientists and engineers to push limits of silicon technology to 7 nanometers and below and create post-silicon future ARMONK, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE:

2014-07-09 08:34:28

WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT), a leader in advanced system verification

2014-07-08 12:22:24

Honeywell will work with Midea to implement Honeywell's low-global-warming-potential blowing agent for refrigerator insulation BEIJING, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE:

2014-07-08 08:39:20

New Trim NVM IP Leverages Faster Programming Times to Reduce NVM Test Time by 3X Without Compromising AEC-Q100 Quality MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights:

2014-07-07 12:31:51

HIGHLIGHTS: SAN JOSE, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

2014-07-07 12:30:34

Firm to Pursue Opportunities with Eligible Entities under President Obama's $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition VISTA, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building

2014-07-04 23:02:21

Global Advanced HVAC Control Market 2014-2018, a New Research Report Added to Sandlerresearch.org Store Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 The HVAC

2014-07-02 08:23:23

Integrated Controls and Safety Solution to Help Drive Clean Fuel Production DOHA, Qatar, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions announced today that it

2014-06-30 12:35:13

Cadence technology suite provides 9 percent frequency increase and 8 percent power reduction on their ARM Cortex-A9 design SAN JOSE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design


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2010-11-19 17:38:17

A transistor, made of a solid piece of semiconductor material, is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals. It has at least three terminals for connection to an external circuit. A voltage or current applied to one pair of transistor's terminals changes the current flowing through another pair of terminals. The transistor amplifies the signal since the controlled power can be much more than the controlling power. The transistor is a fundamental building block of...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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