Posts tagged “Semiconductors ”
The New Bully City is the new home for Nuvotronics, a high-tech manufacturing firm that uprooted itself from Virginia and transplanted itself among the high-tech infrastructure of Durham. CEO Noel Heiks explains why she and husband David Sherrer, who is company president, decided to call Durham home even though they received no tax incentives to do so.
Analysis: With PC demand slowing and mobile device use growing, chip giant Intel has yet to announce who will replace retiring CEO Paul Otellini. In the short-term, customers will delay purchasing while there is significant uncertainty surrounding Intel's long-term direction.
Solar technology company Semprius, which has developed a way to make more efficient solar cells about the about the size of a pencil point, raises $2.1 million.
The world's No. 2 PC manufacturer is designing its own semiconductors for mobile devices, according to a report in the EE Times.
New research from North Carolina State University and RTI International has yielded new understanding of thin films, opening the door to more efficient technologies to power or cool electronics.
Nanotechnology researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new type of nanoscale structure that could eventually find its way into new, 3-D technologies in the next generation of devices. Advances also have been made in "nanofibers."
Epic Games and Lenovo were both the beneficiaries of publicity from Intel at the World Mobile Congress on Monday when the chip giant rolled it its new mobile device processor.
Nextreme Thermal, a spinout from RTI International which has developed cooling technology for use in high-performance electronics and optical devices, is being acquired by Laird Technologies. No layoffs are anticipated and company is expected to stay in Durham.
Cary-based SAS, rated the best international work place in 2012, has moved up a spot on the best places to work in the U.S. in a new survey from Fortune magazine. SAS was third a year ago. NetApp, which has a major facility in RTP, ranks sixth.
Tech Wire Gamer: Nvidia, best known as a maker of powerful gaming, mobile device and PC chips, unveiled a portable gaming console at CES on Monday night. And Epic Games exec mark Rein likes what he sees.
Big Blue Blog: The deal is the latest in a recent series of acquisitions in which IBM is broadening its footprint into data analytics and storage.