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The search giant could switch from the currently favoured x86 processors designed by Intel to their customized system based on ARM designs

Eurotherm paves way for Hultman's return

Eurotherm is poised to end its simmering boardroom row with the appointment of a new non-executive chairman. An announcement may come as early as today.

Blue Chip: These chips still taste good

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The first computer was as big as a room. Now they're the size of a full stop . . . and getting even smaller

New chip is the equivalent of 20 of today's PCs, writes Charles Arthur

Letter: Musical turn-off

Sir: It is not a V-chip that we need (Letters, 20 March) so much as an M-chip. This is a chip, which an enterprising chip maker should make as soon as possible, that is capable of stripping unwanted background music out of television programmes.

Philips shares plunge after profits warning

Shares in Philips, the Dutch electronics giant, plunged 11 per cent yesterday after its president, Jan Timmer, gave an unexpected profits warning at the company's annual meeting.

Sharp increase at Philips

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Dow surges to record close

Dow surges to record close

Pentium chip prices fall

Pentium chip prices fall

Sales boom lifts Electron House

Electron House, the electronic components distributor, pleased investors with a 29 per cent increase in the interim dividend against a background of sharply increasing demand.

Era of the quantum computer beckons

Scientists at Cambridge University have found a way to mass-produce miniature circuits that could herald a new era in electronics.

Science Update: Flexible friend

AN ELECTRONIC newspaper that can be rolled up and stuffed in a bag has been brought a step closer by a team of French scientists. They have developed a fully flexible transistor - the basis of the silicon chip - which uses plastic and graphite instead of the metal and silicon used in conventional chips. The breakthrough will allow silicon chip components to be etched on to a variety of flexible surfaces including smart credit cards and ultra-thin and light computer screens.

NEC plans pounds 530m Scots plant

NEC, the Japanese electronics giant, has announced the biggest foreign investment in Scotland with plans to spend pounds 530m on a factory making a new generation of semiconductors.

Button A bows out

THE last Button A and B public payphone in Britain was taken out of service yesterday. The phone on the Shetland island of Papa Stour was installed in 1954. It was replaced with a microprocessor-controlled payphone.

Samsung to license UK chip designs

A SMALL Cambridge firm will today announce a multimillion-pound deal that could put British chip technology into consumer electronics goods on sale worldwide.

Innovation: Radio chips in

European chip manufacturers have completed development of a chipset to support digital audio broadcasting (DAB), the radio technology expected to replace FM (frequency modulation). This means that manufacturers can now design radios built around the chip. DAB promises improved sound quality, even in relatively poor reception areas such as moving cars.
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