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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

Johnson Matthey has plotted a course into the heart of the booming semiconductor market

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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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee