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Computer Chip Catch-Up

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Computer Chip Catch-Up

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Computer Chip Catch-Up

Computer Chip Catch-Up

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The latest round of computer chip wars resumed Monday when IBM, Sony and Toshiba unveiled a new processor chip called Cell. Intel followed with an announcement of an upgrade to its Pentium line. NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Ira Flatow, host of Talk of the Nation Science Friday about the latest attempts to catch up with Apple's 64-bit microprocessor chip.