IBM's research facility in Albany, N.Y., is working toward the ability to build chip features based on 22-nanometer manufacturing technology--and drawing expertise from a diverse group of engineers and scientists.
When future generations of chips reach feature sizes in the realm of a billionth of a meter, IBM says, it will take a global village of chip companies, including Advanced Micro Devices, Samsung, Singapore-based Chartered Semiconductor, and Germany-based Infineon, to carry out development and manufacturing.
Dude, where's my e-mail?
That's what thousands of Charter Communications customers asked on Monday when the company inadvertently deleted 14,000 active e-mail accounts, according to an Associated Press story published on Thursday.
Officials at Charter believe a glitch in software during routine maintenance caused the e-mail accounts to be deleted. The company is offering $50 credits to customers who were affected.
A company representative told the news service that there was no way to retrieve the messages, photos or other attachments that had been sitting in people's in-boxes when they were deleted.
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The future of AMD's asset-light manufacturing strategy remained detail-light Thursday.
There's been lots of speculation about AMD's manufacturing plans this year as the company has posted heavy losses, and it has intensified since CEO Hector Ruiz made comments about possible changes to the company's strategy on its first-quarter earnings conference call.
But AMD hasn't shared any plans about its future mix of manufacturing capacity during neither its second-quarter earnings call earlier this month, nor Thursday's technology analyst meeting. Doug Grose, senior vice president at AMD in charge of manufacturing, reiterated that "asset light&… Read more