Topic: Intel

Intel To Unwrap Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Planned Due To AMD Ryzen

Intel is rumored to unveil its Basin Falls platform and Coffee Lake chips earlier than expected. The scheduling adjustments is purportedly due to the increasing popularity of AMD’s new chips.

Computers April 21, 2017

Intel Nixes Annual Intel Developer Forum After 20 Years As Its Business ‘Evolves’

After 20 years, Intel has officially announced that it’s canceling the annual Intel Developer Forum, or IDF, as its business evolves into other ventures, such as artificial intelligence, 5G, and more. Here’s why.

Computers April 17, 2017

AMD Ryzen Begins Gaming Optimization With 'Ashes Of The Singularity'

AMD tries to get back into the arms of gamers with its AMD Ryzen optimization project. The company collaborated with Oxide Games to patch ‘Ashes of the Singularity’ optimized for the AMD Ryzen CPU.

Computers March 31, 2017

Intel Unveils First Optane SSD With High Memory Capacity

Intel has unveiled its brand new SSD, the Optane DC P4800X, which comes with 375 GB storage capacity. The company also announced other Optane SSD variants, which would be released to the market this year.

Computers March 20, 2017

Intel Kicks Off Bounty Program: Reward Of Up To $30,000 For Spotting Hardware Vulnerabilities

Intel has launched its first bug bounty program to secure its hardware, software and firmware. Researchers are encouraged to discover faults in Intel's systems and can get a reward of up to $30,000 for finding vulnerabilities.

Security March 17, 2017

Microsoft Reportedly Disabling Updates For Latest AMD, Intel Chips Running Windows 7 Or 8.1

True to its promise last year, Microsoft will disable any form of updates for modern processors still running older versions of Windows. Affected processors include those from AMD, Intel, and Qualcomm.

Apps/Software March 17, 2017

AMD Ryzen Aiming At Mainstream PC Market: What It Means For Intel

The Ryzen 5's launch may potentially impact Intel as rival AMD targets the mainstream PC market. Based on early testing by AMD, the Ryzen 5 has proved to be much more efficient than its Intel counterpart.

Computers March 16, 2017

Intel's $15B Mobileye Acquisition Could Be A Game Changer For Driverless Car Tech: Should Tesla And Nvidia Be Worried?

Intel has confirmed its acquisition of Mobileye in a massive $15.3 billion deal that could shake up the driverless car tech sector. This new alliance could pose a real challenge to Tesla and Nvidia, making the autonomous driving race more heated than ever.

Business Tech March 14, 2017

Intel Confirms Acquisition Of Mobileye Self-Driving Car Tech Firm For $15.3 Billion

Intel has confirmed that it is cquiring self-driving car tech firm Mobileye for $15.3 billion on March 13. As part of the deal, Intel will be shelling out $63.54 per share for Mobileye in cash.

Business Tech March 13, 2017

AMD Ryzen May Not Live Up To The Expectations, Here's Why

The latest AMD Ryzen 7 series processors may not be as good as the company's claims. Several tests and benchmarks show that Intel’s Kaby Lake Core i7 7700K fares much better than AMD’s new chipset.

Computers March 2, 2017

Intel Core i7, i5 Prices Drop As AMD Ryzen 7 Launch Nears

The looming release of the AMD Ryzen seems to have triggered price drops for the latest Intel processors. The discounts vary according to retailers but consumers can save as much as $250 off.

Computers February 27, 2017

Intel's Coffee Lake To Be Released This Year At 14nm

Intel has announced that it will come up with another processor this year. The company revealed that the 8th-generation Coffee Lake will be built using a 14-nanometer process.

Computers February 15, 2017

Super Bowl 51: 300 Intel Quadcopter Drones Light Up Lady Gaga’s Performance During Halftime Show

During Lady Gaga’s Halftime show at this year’s Super Bowl, strange, twinkling, LED lights hovered all over the night sky. Those lights were Intel’s “Shooting Stars,” 10,000 of which can be controlled by a single computer at a time.

Gadgets February 7, 2017

Apple Reportedly Working On ARM-Based Mac Processors To Handle Low-Power Functions

Apple is reportedly creating a secondary chip for Macs that’ll handle low-power tasks while in sleep mode, which will reduce battery consumption. The new chip could ship with a new MacBook Pro upgrade slated for launch later this year.

Apple February 2, 2017

Intel's Responsive Retail Platform Will Change The Way You Shop

Intel has just announced its Responsive Retail Platform, a cache of software kits, sensors, and other assets shops can employ to push the shopping experience up a notch. But will retailers jump on the bandwagon?

Apps/Software January 17, 2017

Apple Rumored To Release 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Up To 32 GB Of RAM In Q4

Famed KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that Apple will release a 15-inch MacBook Pro in the fourth quarter that will have 32 GB of RAM as an option. The move will be made possible by Intel's Kaby Lake processors.

Apple January 16, 2017

AMD's Zen Architecture That Powers Ryzen Chips Set To Last 4 Years

AMD's new Ryzen chips based on the new Zen architecture will offer improvements that will trounce what Intel's current Kaby Lake chip is able to manage. These include significantly better performance and longer lifespan.

Computers January 9, 2017

CES 2017: Intel's Compute Card Hints At A Possible Future Where No Gadgets Become Obsolete

Intel's new modular compute platform called Intel Compute Card could revolutionize the manufacture and use of smart devices and appliances. The technology, which is a full-fledged computer, is the smallest and thinnest that the company has produced.

Computers January 6, 2017

Intel Acquires 15 Percent Stake In Here: Here's Why The Chipmaker Wants To Be Among The Mapping Company's Shareholders

Intel's stake in Here is being viewed by observers as part of an aggressive push toward building an automated car technology. The chipmaker will also now have the opportunity to work with several German automakers, which happen to be Here co-owners.

Car Tech January 4, 2017

Intel Unwraps The Latest Kaby Lake Processors: Core i7-7700K, i5-7600K, And i3-7350K

Intel has unveiled new seventh-generation Kaby Lake processors, with the higher-end Core i7 chip poised to power desktop computers. Interestingly, the new Core i3 chip can now be overclocked, a first for the variant.

Computers January 3, 2017

AMD RyZen Destroys Intel’s Core i7-6700K CPU: Here's How Good This Processor Is

AMD RyZen is official, and from everything we have seen, it would appear as if Intel will finally get some much-needed competition. No price has been revealed just yet, but we expect AMD to undercut Intel a great deal when RyZen launches next year.

Computers December 17, 2016

Microsoft Windows 10 VR Minimum PC Specs Officially Detailed: Here's What You Need

Microsoft has officially announced the Windows 10 VR minumum system requirements, determined in collaboration with Intel through Project Evo. Good news: you won't need a super PC to enjoy VR.

Microsoft December 8, 2016

[UPDATED] Intel To Discontinue Wearable Efforts As Report Of Layoffs In New Devices Group Surfaces

Intel's wearable ambition sustained a major setback with the phaseout of its Basis product line. The company has already notified affected employees that they will have to go by the end of the year.

Wearable Tech November 20, 2016

MacBook Pro 2016 Issues: Some 15-Inch Models Indicate Iris Pro 580 Instead Of Intel HD Graphics 530 By Mistake

Users have begun noticing inaccurate graphics card readouts in some MacBook Pro units. The glitch may be caused by the operating system and adds to other issues owners have been reporting since the laptop's release.

Apple November 19, 2016

Microsoft Has Plans To Tie Executive Bonuses To Diversity Goals

Executives at Microsoft stand to lose their annual bonuses if the population of the organization's female workers does not improve. This is part of an aggressive workforce diversity and inclusion initiative being introduced by Satya Nadella.

Microsoft November 19, 2016

Apple Limiting iPhone 7 LTE Perfomance On Verizon, Lowering Data Speeds To Match AT&T Variant

LTE performance of the iPhone 7 on Verizon is reportedly limited by Apple to match the data speeds the AT&T variant is capable of.

Apple November 19, 2016

Intel Turns To AI For The Future: Deep Learning Chips Expected Next Year

With the new range of AI chips, Intel wants to give machine and deep learning tasks their own dedicated processors, independent of conventional chipsets. The initial batch will begin slipping into your computers in 2017.

Computers November 18, 2016

Disney, Intel To Decorate The Night Sky With 300 Drones As Part Of 'Starbright Holidays' Show

With the Starbright Holidays show, Intel and Disney want to demonstrate how 300 drones could trounce fireworks display in spectacle and magic. The performance will run throughout the holiday season.

Gadgets November 17, 2016

Watch Intel Light Up The Night Sky With 500 Drones [Video]

Remember when Intel released 100 drones during a show in Germany last year? Well, they've done it again. Intel unleashed a fleet of 500 drones called shooting stars into the night sky, in another record-breaking light show.

Gadgets November 6, 2016

Qualcomm Modem vs Intel Modem: iPhone 7 With Qualcomm Modem Offers Better Cellular Connectivity

A test comparing two variants of iPhone 7 devices showed that the iPhone 7 with the Qualcomm modem performs better in terms of cellular connectivity than iPhone units with the Intel modem. Both versions fare worse under low signal conditions than other smartphones.

Apple October 21, 2016

Google, IBM And Other Industry Leaders Team Up To Boost Server Speed

Google and a slew of tech titans joined IBM in its quest to deliver faster server chips. Meet CAPI, the 'coherent accelerator processor interface' that will threaten Intel’s dominance over the server realm.

Computers October 17, 2016

Intel And Oakley Roll Out Radar Pace: Smart, Fitness-Tracking Eyewear That Features Real-Time Coaching System

Oakley and Intel have been developing the Radar Pace for years. It runs on the former's Real Speech technology to provide live and more natural conversational interface.

Wearable Tech October 4, 2016

Dell XPS 13 Gets Updated With Intel Kaby Lake Chips, Improved Battery Life And Rose Gold Color Option

Dell slips up and leaks the upcoming XPS 13-9360, which sports Intel's 7th generation Kaby Lake processors. The new laptop also comes with improved battery life and a rose gold color scheme.

Computers September 15, 2016

Ericsson Partners With Google To Expand Pay TV Range

Ericsson announced that it aims to expand its presence in the media industry. The company will rely on its video processing, mobility and cloud infrastructure to team up with tech giants such as Google and Intel.

Business Tech September 12, 2016

Intel Buys Movidius Computer Vision Startup To Boost RealSense And Forge The 'Next Wave Of Computing'

Intel showcased its RealSense platform at IDF 2016, but it was only the beginning. The company knows that the new wave of computing means giving vision and surrounding recognition capabilities to gadgets, and it purchased Movidius to do just that.

Business Tech September 6, 2016

Intel Unveils Kaby Lake: 4K Video Enthusiasts Will Love The 7th Gen Core Processor

Intel has unveiled Kaby Lake, the company's 7th generation Core microprocessor. A revamp of the 14nm Skylake, Kaby Lake will be found in many, and perhaps most, of the computers that will be sold in this year's holiday shopping season.

Computers August 31, 2016

Intel Believes The USB-C Will Be Superior To The Headphone Jack: Here's Why

Intel, for the third time, has come out in defense of USB-C, arguing that it will be superior to standard headphone jack once a few key adjustments are made.

Gadgets August 18, 2016

Intel To Make ARM-Based Smartphone Chips To Up Its Mobile Game And Rival Samsung, TSMC And GlobalFoundries

Intel recently signed a deal with ARM, allowing it to step up its presence in manufacturing mobile chips. A number of respectable customers are already on board, and others might follow soon enough.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 17, 2016

Intel Unveils Project Alloy: Standalone Wireless Virtual Reality Headset Capable Of 'Merged Reality'

Intel has unveiled Project Alloy, which is a virtual reality reference design that enables the operation of a standalone wireless VR headset. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich also explained the concept of merged reality, which is different from augmented reality.

Wearable Tech August 17, 2016

Intel Acquires Deep Learning Startup Nervana For $400 Million

Deep learning startup Nervana has become Intel's latest acquisition target, in a deal reportedly worth more than $400 million. With Nervana's suite of technology soon becoming part of Intel's portfolio, the chipmaker can now venture into creating even more stable and more powerful processors that run A.I. on board.

Business Tech August 9, 2016

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Poised For 2017 Release, Intel Kaby Lake Chip In Tow

Microsoft's new Surface Pro 5 tablet will reportedly be released in 2017 and tout the latest Intel Kaby Lake processor. The device will also offer a 4K UHD display and come with an enhanced Surface Pen.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 8, 2016

Intel's Peak May Be Too Hot To Handle, But Wearable Technology Market Should Surge To $170.91 Billion By 2025

A survey from The Insight Partners showed that the wearable technology market is about to bloom to more than $170 billion by 2025. A few elements will contribute to the appeal of wearable gadgets, despite existing drawbacks.

Wearable Tech August 4, 2016

Intel Issues Recall Of All Basis Peak Smartwatches After Burning Wearers

Intel recalls every Basis Peak smartwatch across the globe after it reportedly burned some wearers. To compensate users, the company promises to give full refunds for the products, including official accessories from authorized sellers.

Wearable Tech August 4, 2016

Oh No, Lenovo And Intel! Critical Security Flaw Found In ThinkPads

A security researcher has revealed that the Lenovo ThinkPad series is affected by a critical security vulnerability. The flaw enables the arbitrary execution of the SMM code and can allow hackers to bypass the basic security protocols for Windows.

Security July 5, 2016

BMW Teaming Up With Intel, Mobileye For An Open Platform For Self-Driving Cars by 2021

BMW, Intel and Mobileye have teamed up for the development of self-driving car technology that will be used for BMW's iNext autonomous electric vehicle. The iNext is slated for a 2021 release.

Car Tech July 1, 2016

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