It's a familiar warning for travelers of London's "Underground" subway system -- the recorded admonishment to "mind the gap" between platform and train car, lest an unwary foot get stuck there.
It's an appropriate reminder, in light of today's announcement that IBM
This is a notable improvement in IBM's race to develop ever-faster and more efficient computer chips and remain competitive with the likes of Intel
I'd advise Foolish investors to mind this airgap. It sports just the type of product-improving characteristics that customers are looking for.
Further nanometer-scale Foolishness:
- HP Makes a Small Impression
- Nanotech Wins a Convert
- DuPont's Small Miracle
- Nanophase Picks Up the Pace
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Fool contributor Jack Uldrich is the author of two books on nanotechnology, including Investing in Nanotechnology: Think Small, Win Big. He owns stock in Intel -- an Inside Value pick -- and IBM. The Fool's disclosure policy likes fish and chips with plenty of vinegar.