Intel to combine PC and mobile divisions

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - November 18th, 2014

Intel will combine its PC and mobile processor divisions under one roof, reflecting a changing market in which the line between tablets and laptops has blurred.

Cisco, Acer join Intel-backed IoT standards group

Stephen Lawson by Stephen Lawson - October 6th, 2014

Internet of Things standards groups are rallying the troops for efforts to make thermostats, door locks, sensors and other connected devices find each other and share information.

Intel targets data centre with Xeon server chips

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - September 10th, 2014

Intel has designed its latest server chips to provide the building blocks to modernise “legacy data centres” by providing more processing cores, throughput and power-saving features.

Intel makes ‘world’s smallest’ IoT modem

Patrick Thibodeau by Patrick Thibodeau - August 28th, 2014

Intel says it is producing a 3G modem, an essential component for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, smaller than anything else produced in the world.

Confronting malware intelligently

Anoosha Pervaz by Anoosha Pervaz - August 26th, 2014

Brian Kenyon, Chief Technology Strategist, McAfee, a part of Intel Security, follows a “define-freeze-fix” approach to eradicate malware, and is confident that his company is well positioned to deal with today’s ever-evolving threat landscape.

Intel introduces its most powerful chip ever

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - June 24th, 2014

Intel hopes to take hardware performance to the next level with its latest Xeon Phi supercomputing chip, which packs an array of new hardware technologies that could eventually find their way to laptops and desktops.

Intel looks to Android for growth in tablets

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - April 17th, 2014

In case it wasn’t clear already, Intel and Microsoft are no longer joined at the hip. Intel is trying desperately to grow its share of the tablet market, and with Windows flunking out on those devices, Android is the flavour of the month.

Safeguarding intellectual property – your crown jewels

Saeed Agha, General Manager, Middle East, Palo Alto Networks by Saeed Agha, General Manager, Middle East, Palo Alto Networks - April 3rd, 2014

Saeed Agha, General Manager, Middle East, Palo Alto Networks, discusses the importance of protecting sensitive information.

Intel taps Chinese tech hub to fuel mobile processor business

Michael Kan by Michael Kan - April 3rd, 2014

As devices powered by ARM chips flood the Chinese market, Intel is hoping to popularise its own mobile processors with a new centre built in the heart of one of China’s major technology hubs.

Acer takes on the Nexus 7 with 7.9″ Intel tablet

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - March 13th, 2014

The new A1-830 tablet ticks all of the right boxes for people interested in a functional tablet sporting the sub 8-inch form factor. The tablet sports a 7.9-in, 1024×768 resolution screen at a 4:3 screen ratio; ideal for web browsing and reading e-books.

Intel expects Bay Trail successor in tablets by year end

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - March 3rd, 2014

Intel is expecting its next Atom tablet chip, code-named Cherry Trail, to be in devices by the end of this year, the company said this week. A detailed update on Cherry Trail may […]

Intel ends wait for 64-bit Android on smartphones

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - February 25th, 2014

The long wait for a 64-bit version of Android on smartphones is coming to a close, with Intel on Monday showing a version of the OS running on a handset. The OS was […]

Intel’s new Xeon server chip pushes Itanium closer to end

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - February 20th, 2014

The writing is on the wall for Intel’s high-end Itanium chip, with the launch this week of the high-performance usurper, the chip maker’s 15-core Xeon E7 v2 chip.

Intel moves deeper into software with server KVM tool

James Niccolai by James Niccolai - February 16th, 2014

Intel has released a new tool for remotely managing servers from multiple hardware vendors, though wary of upsetting partners as it looks to make more money from software.

Google acquires artificial intelligence firm DeepMind in $400 million deal

John Ribeiro by John Ribeiro - January 28th, 2014

Google has acquired DeepMind Technologies, an artificial intelligence company in London, reportedly for a fee of US$400 million.

Cisco & Intel: IT departments losing control through cloud services

Antony Savvas by Antony Savvas - January 26th, 2014

The cloud offers senior executives the business control they demand, according to international research from Cisco and Intel, meaning IT departments need to “become more collaborative and innovative”.

Intel expects to reduce workforce by 5 percent in 2014

Marc Ferranti by Marc Ferranti - January 20th, 2014

Intel expects that its workforce will decline by 5 percent as it heads into a year in which revenue is likely to be flat.

Intel announces McAfee rebrand at CES

By Brian Karlovsky by By Brian Karlovsky - January 9th, 2014

Intel has removed eccentric programmer and former fugitive John McAfee’s name from the eponymous security company it bought for $7.6 billion in 2010.

Intel introduces new chips to help PCs see, hear, and feel

Mark Hachman by Mark Hachman - January 8th, 2014

It’s official: The notebook computer can now see as well as take your picture. Meet the Intel RealSense 3D camera.

What you need to know about Intel, Apple’s Thunderbolt 2

James Galbraith by James Galbraith - January 6th, 2014

Thunderbolt 2 made its debut when Apple released the latest version of its MacBook Pro last October, but it’s become more prominent with the relase of the new Mac Pro. How different is Thunderbolt 2 from its predecessor? Here’s what you need to know.

Intel to acquire wireless assets of Mindspeed Technologies

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - December 18th, 2013

Intel is taking steps to acquire wireless assets in order to compete with chip rivals such as Qualcomm and Mellanox in the mobile device and data centre market.

Intel unveils Knights’ Landing at supercomputing conference

Brian Karlovsky by Brian Karlovsky - November 20th, 2013

Intel has unveiled a raft of new innovations and software tools to tap the power of Big Data at the Supercomputing Conference 2013 held in Denver, Colorado.

Interactive Intelligence agrees deal to deliver private-labelled OrgSpan

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - November 18th, 2013

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. has signed an agreement enabling it to offer private-labelled versions of OrgSpan enterprise social communications with its all-in-one cloud and on-premises IP communications software suite.

Intel regroups to address small devices, wearable tech, DIY crowd

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - November 6th, 2013

Intel is focusing its attention to small electronics, wearable technology and the do-it-yourself crowd, establishing a new business group to address those market segments.

US intelligence officials: NSA reform bill is ‘flawed’

Grant Gross by Grant Gross - November 5th, 2013

Proposals in Congress to end the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of U.S. telephone records would compromise the agency’s ability to find and track terrorists, representatives of the intelligence community said Monday.

Intel chases Internet of things with new chips, software

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - October 9th, 2013

Intel has begun chasing the market for the so-called “Internet of things” with new low-power chips and software for connected devices and data-gathering instruments.

Intel to acquire network security firm Sensory Networks

John Ribeiro by John Ribeiro - October 1st, 2013

Intel has signed a deal to acquire Sensory Networks, a provider of software pattern matching technology for network security applications.

Intel tests Wine-powered microprocessor

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - September 15th, 2013

In a new twist on strange brew, an Intel engineer Thursday showed off a project using wine to power a microprocessor. The engineer poured red wine into a glass containing circuitry on two […]

Google, Intel cement ties on Chrome OS, could weaken Wintel

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - September 12th, 2013

New Chromebooks announced this week signal Intel’s willingness to broaden its horizons and work with companies like Google, at the expense of its long-standing Windows partnership with Microsoft.

Intel, Google show ‘next-generation’ Chromebooks

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - September 12th, 2013

Intel and Google showed off the next generation of Chromebooks from Hewlett-Packard, Acer and Toshiba, which will be faster and more power-efficient than predecessors. The new Chromebooks will run on Intel’s latest Haswell […]

Intel President James on wearable tech, Microsoft partnership

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - September 11th, 2013

After calculators, PCs and mobile phones, Intel is now jumping into wearable devices with an extremely low-power chip called Quark, which was big news at the company’s annual Intel Developer Forum in San […]

Intel emphasizes on power-efficient processors for mobile and tablet devices

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - September 8th, 2013

Intel’s dominance of the chip market is starting to wane as PC shipments slump and smartphone and tablet adoption grows.

Intel pushes speed, reliability claims with unveiling of MXC cable

Stephen Lawson by Stephen Lawson - September 5th, 2013

An optical interconnect introduced by Intel on Wednesday may someday slim down cabling throughout data centers if the company can get enough vendors to mass-produce it.

Intel to ship new low-power Atom server chip Avaton next week

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - August 28th, 2013

Intel is expected to announce availability next week of a low-power Atom server chip code-named Avoton, which is likely to appear soon in systems such as Hewlett-Packard’s Moonshot.

Intel bringing vision, 3D to laptop and tablet cameras

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - August 26th, 2013

From mundane 2D devices, integrated cameras in laptops and tablets in the future will change into powerful 3D tools that can sense movement, track emotion, and even monitor reading habits of children, according to Intel.

US Government turns to Tumblr and Twitter for new intelligence transparency drive

Evan Dashevsky by Evan Dashevsky - August 22nd, 2013

In response to the leaks from former NSA-worker Edward Snowden, President Obama swore to preserve the sprawling data collection programs, but he also vowed to make a number of reforms, including making government’s activities more transparent. And Wednesday, it appears that the government is taking at least a cosmetic step in that direction. On Tumblr.

Intel set to ship LTE chip for mobile use in many countries

Stephen Lawson by Stephen Lawson - August 20th, 2013

Intel plans to become a leader in wireless and will ship its first multi-mode LTE processor later this month as part of that drive.

Intel to customise chips for Big Data applications

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - August 16th, 2013

Software is becoming an important building block in chip design, and customization will help applications gather, manage and analyse data a lot quicker, said Ron Kasabian, general manager of big data solutions at Intel.

Intel proposes new standard to light up data transfers

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - August 14th, 2013

Intel is looking to use light and lasers to shuffle data faster among servers, and is proposing a new optical interconnect, MXC, that could change the way servers are implemented in data centres. The […]

Intelligence chief Clapper to set up US surveillance review group

John Ribeiro by John Ribeiro - August 13th, 2013

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday launched a review of whether the country uses optimally advancements in technology to protect its national security while preventing unauthorized disclosure and maintaining public […]

Intel website lists new 10-inch, 7-inch Android tablets

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - August 6th, 2013

Intel has posted information on its website about new tablets for the education market with 10-inch and 7-inch screens, Atom chips and the Android OS code-named Jellybean.

Intel will offer ‘Broadwell’ SOC to battle Calxeda, AMD

James Niccolai by James Niccolai - July 23rd, 2013

Intel has updated its road map with a new, low-power server chip to help it ward off competition from Calxeda and other makers of low-power chips.

Top Artificial Intelligence system is as smart as a 4-year-old

Sharon Gaudin by Sharon Gaudin - July 16th, 2013

Robert Sloan, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has found an AI system to be as smart as a four-year-old. Scientists often talk about creating artificial intelligence, but how “intelligent” are these systems really?

Analyst questions tests that put Intel’s ‘Clover Trail’ over ARM

Mark Hachman by Mark Hachman - July 15th, 2013

In June, ABI Research made waves with a report that claimed Intel’s “Clover Trail” Atom chip consumed just 60 percent of the power of a competing ARM chip, with comparable performance. Now, another analyst has claimed that’s simply not true.

Intel may look to outrun foundry competitors with new CEO Krzanich

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - May 30th, 2013

Intel hasn’t signaled a change in strategy with the appointment of Brian Krzanich to CEO, but it is likely that the company will take steps to outrun its foundry competition by opening its […]

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