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Ian King

Covering semiconductors and related tech in Korea then the U.S. for Bloomberg since 1998.

Wolverine doesn't need batteries.

Photograph: James Fisher/20th Century Fox Studios

Wolverine doesn't need batteries.

Bye-Bye Batteries? TI Says New Wolverine Chip Can Cut Power Needs

Texas Instruments is letting loose a wolverine it says will change the way home electronics get power. Named after the fierce, carnivorous inhabitants of northern forests,  the new line of microcontrollers can rummage around their surroundings for sources of energy....

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