Tag: Intel

21
Aug

Intel Teases 40% Performance Boost With 8th-Gen Core i5, i7 | News & Opinion

Intel unveiled a new generation of Core i5 and Core i7 processors on Monday, promising a 40 percent performance improvement over its current crop of CPUs. The four new chips represent the earliest beginnings of the Core family’s eighth generation, and include two new Core i5 SKUs and two new Core i7 SKUs. They’re U-series chips, which means they’re destined

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15
Aug

Intel CEO Steps Down From Trump’s Manufacturing Council | News & Opinion

In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville this weekend and the president’s response to it, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced he will step down from Trump’s American Manufacturing Council. He joins Merck CEO Kenneth C. Frazier and Under Armour chief Kevin Plank, both of whom resigned yesterday, too. “I resigned to call attention to the serious harm our divided

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8
Aug

Intel Announces ‘Ruler’ Form Factor for Data Center SSDs | News & Opinion

Intel has a brand new SSD form factor called “ruler” aimed squarely at the data center. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The future of storage is clearly solid-state drives. Even the early generations of SSDs were faster than conventional hard drives. Now they are catching up with hard drives in

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28
Jul

Intel Loses Chip-Making Top Spot to Samsung | News & Opinion

Samsung is now the world’s largest semiconductor company thanks to flash memory and our obsession with buying mobile gadgets. Intel became the world’s largest semiconductor company by revenue in 1992 when is surpassed NEC. It has held the top spot ever since, but 25 years later and as predicted Intel is now just like NEC, being replaced. The new world’s

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6
Jul

John McAfee Free to Use His Name After Settling With Intel | News & Opinion

Under the terms of the settlement, antivirus software company founder John McAfee can use his name on new projects as long as they aren’t security-related. July 6, 2017 11:58AM EST July 6, 2017 Antivirus software creator John McAfee is now free to use his name on other projects following the resolution of a legal dispute with Intel, which now owns

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28
Jun

Intel Launches Budget-Friendly 512GB SSD 545 | News & Opinion

It’s the first SSD to use 64-layer TLC 3D NAND chips, which is how the price tag can be so low. Intel is not typically a company you associate with budget products. But the latest solid-state drive carrying the Intel name targets the value market, and it’s all thanks to some extra dense memory chips. The Intel SSD 545 is

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9
Jun

Intel: Don’t Emulate Our Chip Architecture | News & Opinion

If you want to make your own silicon chips and emulate Intel’s x86 architecture to run Windows on them, Intel will probably come after you for patent infringement. That seems to be the implicit message that Intel sent to Microsoft, ARM, and Qualcomm this week, following Qualcomm’s recent announcement that the first Windows computers powered by its ARM-based Snapdragon chipset

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30
May

Intel Announces 4 Compute Cards and Docking Station | News & Opinion

Intel’s credit card-like PC gets officially unveiled in four flavors at Computex along with a docking station allowing it to act as a standalone PC. We’ve known about Intel’s Compute Card since CES in January, but Intel waited until Computex this week to officially reveal what we can expect in terms of specs and options. The Compute Card is essentially

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25
May

Intel takes two big steps to push Thunderbolt 3 on PCs

Intel is quick to point to growing adoption of Thunderbolt 3 as it is today. There are over 120 PCs that include both Thunderbolt 3 and a 7th-generation Core processor (the first platform to make the port widely available), and there should be just short of 150 by the end of 2017. However, there’s little doubt that the technology has

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24
May

To Spread Thunderbolt, Intel Will Stop Collecting Royalties | News & Opinion

Expect to see Thunderbolt ports on many more computers, peripherals, and even VR headsets once Intel ends its royalty program next year. Intel’s Thunderbolt interface was mostly a Mac-only curiosity until the company decided to bring it to USB-C ports, and now it is poised to become ubiquitous thanks to Intel’s decision to allow any device manufacturer to use it

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