Intel

  • Intel buys fitness tracker maker Basis 26-03-2014 11:01 AM

    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...
  • Intel to cut more than 5,000 jobs in 2014 18-01-2014 11:54 AM

    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...
  • Wearable gadgets: Intel shows off smart earbuds, headset; expands beyond PCs 07-01-2014 10:43 AM

    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...
  • Live blog: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's keynote at CES 2014 07-01-2014 07:29 AM

    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 19-12-2013 01:16 PM

    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 26-11-2013 08:40 AM

    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's Haswell chip review: Easily handles the rigours of the most demanding PC games 20-11-2013 10:41 AM

    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 12-11-2013 05:16 PM

    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...
  • Intel looking to exit Internet TV project, in talks with Verizon: Report 31-10-2013 09:51 AM

    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,...
  • BlackBerry shares up on interest from strategic buyers like Google, Cisco 08-10-2013 09:53 AM

    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...
  • Apple updates iMac with Intel processors 24-09-2013 06:52 PM

    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...
  • Intel Haswell battery battle: Apple MacBook Air vs Dell XPS 12 vs Sony Vaio Pro 13 vs Acer Aspire S7 23-08-2013 01:57 PM

    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...
  • Intel in talks to invest $10 billion in Israel: Report 02-07-2013 05:02 PM

    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...
  • Gas leak at Intel Arizona plant sends 11 to hospital 30-06-2013 09:02 PM

    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...
  • Intel CEO focuses on mobile chips, cautious on TV 29-06-2013 05:13 PM

    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...
  • Intel introduces 4th generation core processors 26-06-2013 05:37 PM

    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 04-06-2013 03:14 PM

    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...
  • Samsung chooses Intel's Clover Trail+ processor for Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 31-05-2013 07:04 AM

    San Francisco: Samsung Electronics has chosen an Intel processor to power a new version of one of its top-tier 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...
  • Intel revamps Atom chips in bid to find mobile footing 07-05-2013 10:18 AM

    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, code-named Silvermont, will be a key building block in upcoming Intel chips for mobile gadgets,...
  • Intel-powered Android notebooks coming soon; likely to cost $200 27-04-2013 11:41 AM

    Mumbai: If this piece of news is to be believed, then very soon we will see Intel-powered 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 7-inch Fonepad with Intel processor in India at Rs 15999 24-04-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: Asus has launched its much-awaited 7-inch Fonepad in India at Rs 15,999. The 7-inch 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...