Beancounters at mighty chip behemoth Intel can stop playing with their worry beads as it looks as though servers based on ARM technology are failing to dent X86 server business.
A report in Taiwanese wire Digitimes said that ARM has made serious attempts to invade the server business but hasn’t succeeding in storming the Intel fortress. more»
While some have decided that Intel will go the way of the Dodo, it appears that the analysts Barrons disagree.
The outfit’s augury division has walked a compliant white bull into the temple of Juno, read its steaming entrails, and concluded that Intel will do rather well. more»
The attempt by Intel to penetrate the tablet market has cost it dear in subsidies over the last two years.
But it appears that the chip giant hasn’t given up the ghost on such a plan and, according to Taiwanese wire Digitimes, is likely to pour more cash into the venture. more»
Intel’s bottom line is looking a little cheery thanks to the fact that the death of the PC was overstated and people are buying them again.
Intel said that its revenue outlook for 2015 was above what the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street expected and it was even going to raise its dividend. more»
Chipzilla has said that it is shrinking PCs to thumb-sized “compute sticks” that will be out next year.
The stick will plug into the back of a smart TV or monitor “and bring it intelligence to that,” claimed senior vice president and general manager of the PC Client Group Kirk Skaugen. more»
Rob Crooke, VP & GM of Intel’s Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Solutions Group was last up in the company’s day long Investor Meeting today in Santa Clara.
Though last, he had the most newsworthy announcement about the company’s future memory intentions.
Intel announced it is back in the memory business – 3D NAND-Flash that is (mass production in-house is conditional though). more»
Intel rival AMD said it has added two system on a chip (SoC) devices to its semiconductor roadmap.
The Carrizo and the Carrizo-L are being positioned as the firm’s answer to the mobile market.
The chips will support Microsoft DirectX 12, OpenCL 2.0, AMD’s Mantle and Freesync and support for Windows 10, when that emerges next year. more»
Intel is telling the world+dog that it talks to that its third-generation Xeon Phi, codenamed Knight’s Hill, will use 10nm technology and its second iteration of Omni-Path fabric. TechEye and ChannelEye are not in Intel’s good books again, so we have to sneak under the radar. more»
A survey from Gartner said that less wearable electronic devices for fitness will ship in 2015 because of confusion in the marketplace.
While 70 million wearables will ship in 2014, that figure will fall to 68 million next year.
That is because the entry of smartwatches into the marketplace will have overlap in functionality. more»
Intel has decided to merge its PC and mobile processor divisions under one roof, claiming that the line between tablets and laptops has blurred.
Starting from next year, Intel will form a division called the Client Computing Group, which will include the teams that develop its Core processors for desktops and laptops, as well as those that develop its Atom chips for smartphones and tablets. more»
By 2019 shipments of factory installed driver monitoring systems (DMS) with inward facing cameras will reach 6.7 million in number.
The systems include eye tracking technology which analyses the movements of your eyelids and the direction you’re gazing in and allows for personalisation in your vehicle, security, health tracking, distraction and detection of fatigue, according to market research firm ABI Research. more»
Lenovo and Asustek are expected to release Chromebooks next year that will cost $149.
The machines will be powered by Rockchip technology and that is in the embrace of Intel for design and distributing its SoFIA chips, according to Digitimes Research. more»
Intel boss Brian Krzanich has been consulting his i Ching and expects ARM to be a spent force in China within a few years.
He claims that new semiconductor partners in China will migrate to Intel and give up on ARM technology more widely used in smartphones and tablets. more»
Word on the street is that Skylake processors may be delayed.
Intel has been promising that Skylight will be in developers paws early 2015 ahead of shipping “by the second half of the year.”
Digitime’s Joanne Chen claims that Skylake will be held back so as not to dent sales of Broadwell-based notebooks. more»
Intel has hit the market with a range of faster Core M chips which are hitting the shops just a few months after its first Core M lineup was announced.
Intel has added four more Core M’s to its list. Like the launch chips, these four are dual-core designs that support HyperThreading. more»