Why Graphene Won’t Replace Silicon in Microprocessors

Over the last three years, we've seen a lot of impressive demonstrations of what the material graphene (a single-atom wide sheet of carbon with the atoms spread in an hexagonal mesh) can do. However, according to IBM, graphene does not have an energy gap, which means that graphene transistors can't be "switched on and off", and thus that they are unsuitable for use inside of microprocessors.

Motorola Getting Nicer to Android ROM Devs and Rooters?

After the infamous announcement by one of Motorola's YouTube channel moderators that those wanting custom ROMs should "buy elsewhere", it seems that Motorola's PR department has taken control back: "We apologize for the feedback we provided regarding our bootloader policy. The response does not reflect the views of Motorola. We are working closely with our partners to offer a bootloader solution that will enable developers to use our devices as a development platform while still protecting our users' interests. More detailed information will follow as we get closer to availability."