IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips
IBM has announced that it is investing $3 billion over the next five years to develop processors with much smaller, more tightly packed electronics than today's chips, and to sustain computing progress even after today's manufacturing technology runs out of steam. The problem is we are just physically finding it impossible to miniaturise silicon chips any more (no pun intended). Read this Cnet article to learn more.
from The Universal Machine http://universal-machine.blogspot.com/