intel

Mon
23
May
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Intel Promises New PC, Laptop Innovations Coming Soon

In a recent article, analysts refuted claims that the Apple iPad had much to do with the recent PC sales slump . However, they did warn that computing tablets would become a much more significant threat within the next two years. Rather than wait ... for PC sales figures to dip even further, Intel has revealed their plan to bring PCs back to their innovative glory days. New Intel Laptops to be Thinner, Lighter, More Powerful Intel says that in the next few years, laptops will be thinner and lighter, and run all day on a single battery charge. Other options will allow for innovative touchscreen ... (view more)

Thu
19
May
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Rumor: Windows 8 to use ARM CPUs, Smartphones

It's rumored that Windows 8 may be released in special editions suitable for devices like smartphones and iPad-like tablets. The buzz has caused concern at Intel, whose products are at the heart of most traditional Windows computers. The change ... involves the processor's instruction set architecture, which is at the very core of a computer. As a very loose analogy, the difference between rival instruction set architectures is as fundamental as the difference between organizing words alphabetically in a dictionary and organizing them by meaning in a thesaurus. Most Windows PCs use Intel x86 Most ... (view more)

Thu
07
Apr
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'YoWindow 2.0.445', and 'Intel Processor Identification Utility 4.31'

YoWindow 2.0.445 YoWindow displays weather conditions using a nice, peaceful animated landscape so you can 'watch' the weather on your monitor instead of interpreting numbers. It's a new twist on viewing the weather commonly represented by numbers ... on a map: you see the picture instead of bare weather data. The location of the sun, moon, moon phase, sunrise and sunset times correspond to the actual values for a location! It's a very interesting and unique program. http://yowindow.com Intel Processor Identification Utility 4.31 The Intel Processor Identification Utility is provided by Intel ... (view more)

Fri
25
Mar
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Intel Awards High School Student $100K for Math Project

A 17-year-old California high school student has been awarded a $100,000 grand prize for a math project that could be used by tech companies to help encrypt information. The award is part of Intel's nation-wide Science Talent Search. $1.25 Million ... Awarded to Talented, Young Scientists Also winning a big cash reward was second-place finisher Michelle Hackman, a 17-year-old from Great Neck, New York whose study of the psychological relationship between teenagers and their cell phones shed new light on technology's impact on mental health. Hackman, who is blind, used ten helpers to conduct her ... (view more)

Wed
09
Feb
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Intel Chipset Recall Affects All PC Makers: Report

Both Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Lenovo have been forced to admit they unknowingly shipped laptops and desktops equipped with faulty Intel chipsets. Both companies are working on compensation for affected customers. Lenovo last Thursday told the media ... it had stopped shipping IdeaPad laptops and IdeaCentre desktops equipped with Intel Core i5 and i7 processors using the Sandy Bridge chipset design. It's not yet clear how many faulty PCs were shipped up to this point, however, since the company has only noted that the affected units are "limited" in number. Free Replacement or Refund Offered ... (view more)

Thu
25
Nov
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Intel Atom CPU Could Make the NFL Safer for Players

Intel is working on new technology designed to increase the response time in diagnosing and treating NFL-related injuries. By embedding a small Intel Atom microprocessor inside a football helmet, impact measurement data can help quickly determine ... the severity of an injury for medical personnel on the sidelines. Intel, renowned for being the largest computer chip maker in the world, has worked with football helmet maker Riddell on computer simulations to improve future designs and reduce the number of injuries in the contact sport. Joining the tandem are a number of select universities, ... (view more)

Wed
22
Sep
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New Intel Chipset Integrates GPU, CPU on Single Die

World's largest chip maker Intel Corporation has reportedly unveiled what it believes is the chipset of the future. Code-named "Sandy Bridge," the new chipset integrates the central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU) onto a ... single silicon chip and is designed to cut the time it takes to process images. Intel recently cut its sales forecasts due to weaker than expected PC demand, but hopes that the new technology will wow both PC vendors and consumers. Chipset Integration Removes Bottleneck Paul Otellini, Intel's chief executive believes that Sandy Bridge is a ... (view more)

Mon
19
Apr
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Analysts: PC Sales to Surge in 2010; Intel Posts Record Q1

Just when it looked like the standard PC -- desktop or notebook -- was being crushed under an avalanche of portable devices like smartphones, e-readers and tablets, the personal computer (PC) market appears ready to make a surprising comeback. Intel ... Posts Record First Quarter The revival of PCs can be seen in a number of recent sales releases. Earlier last week, PC chip maker Intel, the world's leading manufacturer of personal computer processors, announced staggering first quarter sales. Intel noted that its revenue topped $10 billion, with its total profit a remarkable $2.4 billion. It's ... (view more)

Wed
24
Feb
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Intel Admits Major Cyber Attack Targeted Them, Too

It appears as if Google was telling the truth when they announced that several other US companies had been targeted alongside their China-based attack last month. At the time, Google declined to name the other American companies. Computer chip giant ... Intel Corp. has now come forward in the wake of the Google fiasco to announce that it too was the victim of a cyberattack last month. More specifically, the Intel attack was performed around the same time as the Google hack. Hacking is the "Norm" at Intel According to a corporate spokesperson, "We regularly face attempts by others to gain ... (view more)

Wed
23
Dec
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FTC Targets Intel with Antitrust Claims

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently filed a lawsuit against Intel Corporation, alleging that the computer chip manufacturer waged a systematic campaign to shut out its rivals by cutting off their access to the marketplace. In doing so, ... the FTC believes that Intel deprived consumers of choice and innovation, and that Intel's anti-competitive tactics were designed to stop competitive products that threatened its monopoly in the CPU (Central Processing Unit) microchip market. (Source: ftc.gov ) Success at the Expense of Consumers According to the FTC complaint, Intel's strategy ... (view more)

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