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Would the Mob Really Break Your Virtual Kneecaps With Counterfeit Chips?
Apparently, the next chip security threat could come from organized crime, says IOActive
The Hidden Dangers of Chop-Shop Electronics
Clever counterfeiters sell old components as new, threatening both military and commercial systems
Counterfeiting and You
Electronic manufacturing and consumers confront a rising tide of counterfeit electronics
The Financial Risks of Counterfeit Semiconductors
Reports of counterfeit parts have tripled in the last two years.
Plant DNA vs. Counterfeit Chips
A genetic mark might help keep counterfeit components out of the electronics supply chain
Counterfeit Chips on the Rise
As more firms report finding phony chips, the danger they pose becomes clearer
Seeks to expose and denigrate the role of corporate lobbying in climate policy
The Congressional Corral
The future of digital technology is in the hands of the U.S. Congress
Internet Privacy Gets Big Push in US and in EU
Proposals are not without controversy
E-mail Isn’t Killing the Post Office
Revenues at the U.S. Post Office are doing just fine, thank you
Getting Tough on Antitrust
As communications and distribution networks are globalized, so too are regulatory issues governing their operations
Technology Priorities for the White House
What issues related to technology will the next U.S. President confront?
Handcuffed: When the Government Wants Your Invention
A new U.S. court decision gives the government even more rights to use your invention
Graphene-based Antenna Still Looking for Path to Commercialization
It does everything a metal antenna can do and more, but it hasn't been adopted yet
First Graphene Photodetector To Operate in the Microwave
New photodetector is 100,000 times as sensitive to light as previous graphene photodetectors
Germanium Can Take Transistors Where Silicon Can’t
The material inside the first transistors could have a new life at the cutting edge
Beyond Touch: Tomorrow’s Devices Will Use MEMS Ultrasound to Hear Your Gestures
Touch screens are on the way out; piezoelectric gesture control is on the way in
What Makes a Good PV Technology?
Comparing maximum efficiency is a good place to start, but it takes more than that for a commercial breakthrough
Interactive: Record-Breaking PV Cells
The world’s leading PV research labs use this chart to track record-breaking solar cells. New champs appear as soon as they are certified