5/16/2011 11:28:00 AM
Wall Street Journal: Privately-Held Company Developing Tech For Lower-Power Chips
Wall Street Journal
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Privately held Apic Corp. is working to commercialize chip technology that helps computer processors consume up to 90% less energy and run up to 60% faster--a product that eventually could be used broadly by chip makers in devices like servers.
Los Angeles-based Apic--which received funding from Intel Corp. (INTC) early in its operations and now receives investments from the federal government--has been working for a decade to figure out how to make particles of light called photons work with silicon, the material used to make semiconductors. Full article