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18th January 2018

Ultra-thin memory device just one atomic layer thick

Engineers have designed a memory storage device only one atomic layer thick; a so-called 'atomristor'.

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28th December 2017

FCC approves wireless charging at a distance

A new wireless, power-at-a-distance charging technology has been approved in the United States for the first time.

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28th December 2017

Silicon quantum computer chip revealed

Researchers in Australia have published a complete design for a quantum computer chip that can be manufactured using traditional silicon. Furthermore, their design can be scaled up to millions of qubits.

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14th December 2017

NVIDIA launches graphics card with 110 teraflops of power

NVIDIA has unveiled the TITAN V – the most powerful graphics processing unit (GPU) ever made, equivalent to the world's 3rd fastest supercomputer in 2006.

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4th December 2017

Breakthrough in optical computing

Researchers have announced a breakthrough in optical computing, with a 10,000-fold shrinkage in the distance over which light can interact.

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15th November 2017

The first "digital pill" is approved by the FDA

The FDA has approved "Abilify MyCite", the first drug in the U.S. with a digital ingestion tracking system. This can record when the medication was taken, via a sensor embedded in the pill.

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22nd October 2017

First 5G mobile connection

Qualcomm has announced the first 5G mobile connection, with a data transfer speed of more than 1 Gbps.

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28th September 2017

Brain-like photonic microchips developed

Researchers from Oxford, Münster and Exeter Universities have created photonic computer chips – that use light rather than electricity – to imitate the way a brain's synapses operate.

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6th September 2017

400GB microSD card announced

SanDisk has just unveiled a 400 gigabyte (GB) microSD card, which it claims is the world's highest capacity.

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25th August 2017

Breakthrough in data storage could lead to 100 times higher density

Researchers have shown that storing data with single-molecule magnets is more feasible than previously thought, and could theoretically give 100 times higher density than current technologies.

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14th August 2017

100 times faster Wi-Fi may soon be possible

Scientists report the transmission of data through a terahertz multiplexer at 50 gigabits per second, which could lead to a new generation of ultra-fast Wi-Fi.

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