May 31, 2013 |
One of the new Samsung tablets expected to be unveiled in late June will feature a processor built by Intel, according to Reuters . Most Android tablets and phones have come with computer chips made by ARM Holdings. That's weakened Intel's industry foothold as sales of mobile devices are expected to overtake sales of desktops and laptops. Earlier this year Intel said it had improved its chip design to improve speed and energy efficiency. But analysts had warned that large-scale switchovers from ARM to Intel would be unlikely because of the fear that any stumbling blocks that might arise would derail the tight production schedules for mobile devices.
May 2, 2013 |
Intel on Thursday announced Brian Krzanich has been selected to be the company's sixth chief executive, taking the helm of one of Silicon Valley's most iconic companies at a time when the company is struggling to gain traction in mobile computing. Krzanich, 52, will succeed Paul Otellini, who announced last fall he was stepping down. He assumes a seat that has been held by such valley giants as Andrew Grove. PHOTOS: The top smartphones of 2013 Krzanich's selection continues a tradition at Intel of selecting a chief executive from within its ranks, though there were rumors in recent months the company was considering outside candidates as well. Currently serving as chief operating officer, Krzanich joined Intel in 1982. The company also announced Renée James, currently e xecutive vice president and general manager of Intel's software and services group , will become president of Intel.
February 12, 2013 |
Intel announced Tuesday it is working on an Internet TV service and set-top box that it hopes to roll out within a year. Erik Huggers, corporate vice president at Intel Media, announced the unnamed service in Dana Point at a conference sponsored by the website AllThingsD. He said Intel has been working with Apple, Netflix and Google to create its new TV platform. "For the first time we will deliver a new consumer electronics product under a new brand,” Huggers said, according to AllThingsD . PHOTOS: Tech we want to see in 2013 Huggers said Intel wants the platform to be an all-in-one solution that can play live TV, on-demand shows and also support apps.
January 17, 2013 |
Each day seems to bring another development that emphasizes the staggering impact that the shift to mobile is having on traditional computing leaders. Earlier this week, it was rumored that Dell, which has struggled to transform itself away from its dependence on PC sales, might go private. On Thursday, it was Intel Corp.'s earnings report . While beating analyst expectations, the chip giant still saw revenue and profit fall as its...
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June 27, 2012 |
UC Irvine is home to a new $12.5-million research center funded by chip maker Intel Corp., the company announced Tuesday. The center, called the Intel Science and Technology Center for Social Computing, applies social science and humanities to the design and analysis of digital information. It opened June 1 but was announced Tuesday by Justin Rattner, Intel chief technology officer, in San Francisco. "Technology is profoundly entangled with our everyday lives. As researchers, we can't get a handle on what's going on by looking at technical factors alone," said UC Irvine professor Paul Dourish, who will co-lead the center.
May 15, 2012 |
Rumors of a redesigned MacBook Pro are growing more rampant as an annual Apple conference draws nearer, with the latest development being that the new models will include improved Intel chips. The revamped MacBook Pros are expected to include Intel's powerful Ivy Bridge processing chips and will be unveiled at next month's Worldwide Developers Conference starting June 11, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday. The article is backed up by other reports that say scree nshots have appeared on the Web showing benchmark results for a MacBook Pro model not currently on the market running the Ivy Bridge processor.