computer chips

Samsung profits drop, worst may be over

Samsung is warning investors that its operating profit likely plunged 56% in the third quarter as the company continues to struggle with sluggish demand for memory chips. But analysts are predicting a turnaround for the compa

Elon Musk hopes to put a computer chip in your brain. Who wants one?

This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot. The implant would connect wirelessly to a small behind-the-ear receiver that could communicate with a computer.

New flaw discovered on Boeing 737 Max, sources say

A new flaw has been discovered in the computer system for the Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane downward, according to two sources familiar with the testing, an issue that is expected to further delay the aircraft's return to service.

The best stocks of 2018

The stock market had a miserable 2018, but some companies bucked the trend to post an exceptionally good year.