In one of those strange twists of fate that dog the semiconductor industry, it appears X86 giant Intel is now one of the biggest licensees of ARM tech on the planet, now it is a foundry business. ARM, of course, offers an advantage over X86 servers in terms of both functionality and heat. more»
Genevieve Bell and another 100 or so social scientists are trying to save Intel’s “flailing business”.
Bell, an anthropologist and an Intel fellow, and her team, are racking their brains to figure out what gadgets people will use in the future, according to the San Jose Mercury News. more»
The news that Intel’s Galileo is on its way just underlines to me how the chip giant has lost its way.
The “open source” computer costs $70, and uses its Quark microprocessor. Intel clearly thinks it will compete against the highly successful Raspberry Pi but clearly it hasn’t got a chance to play catch up. more»
While no-one could say that the writing is on the wall for giant tech companies Intel and Microsoft, there is a warning there but so far it’s just written in invisible ink.
As I write this, Intel’s share price (NASDAQ:INTC) stands at $21.93 and Microsoft’s (NYSE:MSFT) at $26.90. more»