Engineering

Scalable manufacturing of integrated optical frequency combs

A collaboration between EPFL and UCSB has developed a long-anticipated breakthrough, and demonstrated CMOS technology—used for building microprocessors and memory chips—that allows wafer-scale manufacturing of chip-scale ...

Business

Google teams with Samsung for wearables platform

Google and Samsung said they were teaming up on a joint software platform for smartwatches and other wearables in a move ramping up competition with market leader Apple.

Business

Why does bitcoin consume 'insane' energy?

Cryptocurrency fans have counted Tesla boss Elon Musk as among their champions, but this week he rocked their world by questioning the future of the digital assets and singling out carbon emissions from bitcoin mining for ...

Business

Intel tops expectations as chip demand high

US semiconductor giant Intel on Thursday said it took in more money than expected in the first quarter amid "explosive" growth in demand for computer chips.

Energy & Green Tech

Bitcoin price boom 'locking in' vast energy consumption

The cryptocurrency market has been abuzz as Bitcoin gains popularity with investors, reaching an all-time high of over $58,000 apiece in February. In a commentary published March 10 in the journal Joule, financial economist ...

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