A microchip (sometimes just called a "chip") is a unit of packaged computer circuitry (usually called an integrated circuit) that is manufactured from a material such as silicon at a very small scale. Microchips are made for program logic (logic or microprocessor chips) and for computer memory (memory or RAM chips). Microchips are also made that include both logic and memory and for special purposes such as analog-to-digital conversion, bit slicing, and gateways.
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- system-on-a-chip (SoC)
- cross-site scripting (XSS)
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- swivel chair interface
- hands-off infrastructure management
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- Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (Hitachi UCP)
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- AWS Device Farm
- outcome economy
- holographic processing unit (HPU)
- LTO-8 (Linear Tape-Open 8)
- LTO-2 (Linear Tape-Open 2)
- user behavior analytics (UBA)
- BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools)
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