INTEL

  • 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 subRs10,000 tablets in India May 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Intel will focus on tablets and 2in1 tabletcumlaptops to grow in the country, a top official of the company said today. "There are over 20 crore middleclass potential customers here alone for different screen sizes across different price points. We are seeing a lot of traction in the 79...
  • 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 January 7, 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: 2in1 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 2in1 devices, which could be used...
  • Intel plans to sell its yettobelaunched Internet TV service for $500 million: Report November 26, 2013

    San Francisco: Intel Corp is trying to sell its yettolaunch Internet television service for $500 million and wants to complete a deal by yearend, 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 WiFi and faster flash storage options. The entrylevel 21.5inch iMac features a 2.7 GHz quadcore Intel Core i5 processor and new Iris Pro graphics. The highend 21.5inch model and both 27inch 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 secondbiggest 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 tabletchip 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...
  • Samsung chooses Intel's Clover Trail+ processor for Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 May 31, 2013

    San Francisco: Samsung Electronics has chosen an Intel processor to power a new version of one of its toptier Android tablets, a source with knowledge of the plans told Reuters, in a major victory for the US chipmaker, which is struggling to find its footing in the mobile market. Samsung has...
  • Intel revamps Atom chips in bid to find mobile footing May 7, 2013

    California: Intel Corp on Monday unveiled the most extensive overhaul of its Atom mobile processors, with improved performance that the PC chipmaker expects will help it challenge Qualcomm in smartphones and tablets. The new microarchitecture, codenamed Silvermont, will be a key building block in upcoming Intel chips for mobile gadgets, microservers...
  • Intelpowered Android notebooks coming soon; likely to cost $200 April 27, 2013

    Mumbai: If this piece of news is to be believed, then very soon we will see Intelpowered Android notebooks for as low as $200 (Rs 10,880 approx). Dadi Perlmutter, Intel's executive vice president and chief product officer, told CNET that notebooks carrying a price tag around $200 will predominantly be...
  • Asus launches 7inch Fonepad with Intel processor in India at Rs 15999 April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Asus has launched its muchawaited 7inch Fonepad in India at Rs 15,999. The 7inch tablet incorporates 3G mobile data with full telephony support. It has a SIM card slot and a microSD card slot. Neatly tailored, much of its functionalities are hidden away out of the sight. Weighing 340g,...
  • Intel prepares for TV debut; to compete with Apple, Google, Amazon March 19, 2013

    San Francisco: Intel Corp's media group has been on a hiring spree as it prepares to launch an Internet television service later this year, underscoring the chip maker's seriousness about the new business. Intel Media is now looking to add 60 people to its staff of over 300, said spokesman Jon...
  • First Impressions: Intel-powered Xolo X1000 smartphone March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: With this being the third Intel-based handset from Xolo, we have to but hope that it has got it just right this time. Xolo's last flagship model loaded with the Intel Chip, the x800, didn't fare too well in the battery department; I'm hoping that's been fixed. So...
  • Intel-powered Xolo X1000 available online for Rs 19,999 March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The newly launched Xolo X1000 is now available on Flipkart.com for Rs 19,999. The website lists that the phone will be delivered in 2-3 business days. The phone comes powered by an Intel Atom Z240 CPU, clocked at 2GHz. The processor comes with Intel's Hyper Threading technology for...