Texas Instruments said it will appeal to Japan's Supreme Court, after it lost the latest round of its patent battle against Fujitsu. The Tokyo High Court yesterday rejected an appeal by TI, and ruled that chips made by Fujitsu did not infringe a TI patent, known as the 'Kilby patent' after a seminal TI engineer and one of the pioneers of the integrated circuit.
Could be used for everything from search-and-rescue robots to wearable tech
Don't require the rare material being mined from the mountains of South America
IBM hopes that its new tool will avoid bias in artificial intelligence
Found by calculating the strength of the material deep inside the crust of neutron stars