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  • Intel to make audio-visual gear chips for Panasonic under contract July 8, 2014

    San Francisco: Intel Corp said on Monday it would make chips for Panasonic for the audio- and visual-equipment markets, the latest expansion of Intel's contract manufacturing business in the face of slow personal computer sales. With Intel far behind rivals in making chips for smartphones and tablets, the US chipmaker has...
  • Intel working on models in security and surveillance field June 28, 2014

    Coimbatore: Intel, a world leader in computing innovation, is working on designing various models in the field of security and surveillance across the country and is in dialogue with some state governments, a top company official said on Thursday. Since security is becoming a major concern in every field, be...
  • Intel launches Pocket Avatars messaging app that caricatures a sender's expressions June 20, 2014

    San Francisco: Intel is getting into voice instant messaging with a smartphone app that uses facial tracking technology to caricature a sender's expressions. Pocket Avatars was launched on Thursday by Mike Bell, an Intel senior executive whose job is to make sure the world's largest semiconductor maker is at the front...
  • Intel showcases a no-touch lifestyle with gesture-controlled technology June 6, 2014

    Taipei: US computer chip giant Intel said its gesture-controlled technology could soon become part of everyday life as it showed its vision of a no-touch lifestyle in Taiwan Thursday. Its stand at Computex, Asia's largest technology trade show, recreates a living space centred around a kitchen, illustrating how sticky fingers on...
  • New Intel-based tablets to hit store shelves in June May 30, 2014

    San Francisco: New Intel-based tablets from major brands will start hitting store shelves in June, and senior executives at the chipmaker hope the offerings will move it closer to an aggressive sales goal. Far behind rival Qualcomm in mobile devices, the upcoming tablets are the result of Intel Corp's strategy to...
  • Intel making 3D-printed robots; to hit the market later this year May 29, 2014

    Rancho Palos Verde: Intel Corp introduced a walking, talking robot on Wednesday made from 3D-printed parts that will be available to consumers later this year, if they are willing to assemble it with a kit that costs around $1,600. The company's Chief Executive Brian Krzanich was accompanied by "Jimmy" on stage...
  • Intel to make chips for inexpensive tablets running Google's Android May 28, 2014

    San Francisco: Intel Corp said it reached an agreement with Chinese mobile chipmaker Rockchip to make chips for inexpensive tablets running Google Inc's Android platform. The deal teams Intel up with a chipmaker specialising in low-end mobile devices that often cost less than $100 and are popular in China and other...
  • Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe to pay $325 million to settle hiring lawsuit May 24, 2014

    Toronto: Four major Silicon Valley companies have formally agreed to pay $324.5 million to settle claims brought by employees who accused them of limiting competition by colluding not to poach each other's talent. The settlement, between Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe Systems and roughly 64,000 workers, was disclosed in papers filed late...
  • Intel CEO looks to amateur inventors for wearable innovations May 18, 2014

    San Mateo: Intel Corp's Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich mingled with electronics buffs at Silicon Valley's annual maker mecca on Saturday as the chipmaker looks to amateur inventors to inspire a new wave of smart clothing. With sales of smartphones losing steam, technology companies including Intel believe that wearable computing devices...
  • Intel to soon launch sub-Rs10,000 tablets in India May 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Intel will focus on tablets and 2-in-1 tablet-cum-laptops to grow in the country, a top official of the company said today. "There are over 20 crore middle-class potential customers here alone for different screen sizes across different price points. We are seeing a lot of traction in the 7-9...
  • Google, Apple, Intel, Adobe agree to settle lawsuit alleging hiring conspiracy April 25, 2014

    San Jose: Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, just weeks before a high profile trial had been scheduled to begin. The settlement was disclosed in a court filing on Thursday, which did...
  • Intel buys fitness tracker maker Basis March 26, 2014

    New York: Chipmaker Intel has bought Basis Science, the startup behind the popular fitness tracker by the same name, for an undisclosed sum. The deal, announced Tuesday by Santa Clara, California-based Intel Corp., comes as the still-nascent market for wearable gadgets is heating up. So far, a lot of these gadgets...
  • Intel to cut more than 5,000 jobs in 2014 January 18, 2014

    San Francisco: Intel plans to trim more than 5,000 jobs from its workforce this year in an effort to boost its earnings amid waning demand for its personal computer chips. The Santa Clara, California, company confirmed the job cuts Friday, the day after Intel Corp. reported its profit and revenue had...
  • Wearable gadgets: Intel shows off smart earbuds, headset; expands beyond PCs January 7, 2014

    Las Vegas: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showed off wearable computing devices including earbuds that monitor your heart rate and a smart headset as the world's largest chipmaker tries to get back on track after missing out on smartphones. With PC sales falling and smartphone growth tapering off, Intel and other technology...
  • Live blog: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's keynote at CES 2014 February 21, 2014

    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich will lay out the company's 2014 product plans and strategy during a CES keynote, beginning at 6:30 PM PT on Monday, January 6 (January 7, 2014 7:45 AM IST). Live updates. ...
  • Hybrid devices to dominate 2014: Intel December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: 2-in-1 devices, which work as both a PC and tablet, are expected to find more consumer preference in 2014 as prices fall and more people opt for them. "In 2013, we saw a lot of OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) coming out with 2-in-1 devices, which could be used...
  • Intel plans to sell its yet-to-be-launched Internet TV service for $500 million: Report November 26, 2013

    San Francisco: Intel Corp is trying to sell its yet-to-launch Internet television service for $500 million and wants to complete a deal by year-end, Bloomberg reported on Monday. Verizon Communications, one of the suitors, has spoken with content providers about a streaming television service, Bloomberg also said, citing unnamed sources. Intel declined...
  • Intel's Haswell chip review: Easily handles the rigours of the most demanding PC games November 20, 2013

    Atlanta: PC gaming has been a withering entity lately. Consoles rule, and game makers primarily target Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox as the game systems of choice. That hasn't stopped PC gaming specialists from trying their best, though. Despite the dwindling number of quality PC game titles, the machines themselves...
  • Not only smartphones, Samsung aims to bring its Tizen OS to your car, fridge, TV November 12, 2013

    Seoul: Most mobile phone users have never heard of Tizen. Neither have car owners or anyone with a fridge. Samsung Electronics Co. wants to change that. The South Korean electronics giant is in a quiet push to make its Tizen operating system a part of the technology lexicon as familiar as...
  • Intel looking to exit Internet TV project, in talks with Verizon: Report October 31, 2013

    New York: Chipmaker Intel Corp is having second thoughts about its nascent television service and is in talks with Verizon Communications Inc to take over the business, according to a report on tech website All Things D, citing people familiar with the matter. While discussions were in the advanced stages, it...
  • BlackBerry shares up on interest from strategic buyers like Google, Cisco October 8, 2013

    Toronto: Shares of BlackBerry Ltd rose 4 per cent on Monday, following news of potential interest from strategic buyers in the embattled smartphone company and an analyst upgrade on the company's stock. Shares in the company rose to $8 in morning trading on the Nasdaq, after a Reuters report late on...
  • Apple updates iMac with Intel processors September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Apple Inc said it updated the iMac with fourth generation Intel Corp processors, better graphics, next generation Wi-Fi and faster flash storage options. The entry-level 21.5-inch iMac features a 2.7 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and new Iris Pro graphics. The high-end 21.5-inch model and both 27-inch models...
  • Intel Haswell battery battle: Apple MacBook Air vs Dell XPS 12 vs Sony Vaio Pro 13 vs Acer Aspire S7 August 23, 2013

    New York: Just in time for the back-to-school season in the US, new laptops with extended battery life are hitting store shelves. What these laptops have in common are microprocessors that belong to a new family of Intel chips called Haswell. The chips consume less power than previous generations and promise...
  • Intel in talks to invest $10 billion in Israel: Report July 2, 2013

    Tel Aviv: Intel Corp, the world's No. 1 chipmaker, is in talks with the Israeli government about a $10 billion investment in Israel, a senior government official told the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper on Tuesday. "Intel is talking with us about a huge investment of $10 billion," Nahum Itzkovich, the new director...
  • Gas leak at Intel Arizona plant sends 11 to hospital June 30, 2013

    Phoenix: A gas leak at Intel Corp's second-biggest manufacturing plant, located in Chandler, Arizona, sickened up to 43 people, including 11 who were taken to a local hospital, company and local fire officials said on Saturday. One of the buildings at the sprawling processing plant was evacuated after the leak of...
  • Intel CEO focuses on mobile chips, cautious on TV June 29, 2013

    San Francisco: Intel Corp's new CEO said he would speed up the rollout of chips for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices as consumers move away from personal computers. Brian Krzanich, an Intel manufacturing guru who took over as chief executive officer in May, also took a cautious tone about the top...
  • Intel introduces 4th generation core processors June 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Chipmaker Intel introduced 4th generation Intel core processors, which the company claims will reinvent personal computing with longer battery life, more advanced graphics and new usages in devices like tablets and ultrabooks. "The 4th generation Intel core processors offer the most significant gain in battery life ever achieved...
  • Intel sees tablet-chip efforts paying off this year June 4, 2013

    Taipei: Intel Corp is ramping up its efforts to have more of its chips used in mobile devices, a market it was initially slow to respond to, as officials said they expect more than 30 tablets using its processors hitting the market this year. Samsung Electronics Co announced it will use...