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2011-07-13 15:25:00

ALPENA, Mich., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony and Intel's Project Shiphunt team of young explorers, scientists and historians has returned to shore with news of its underwater discovery: shipwrecks of the schooner M.F. Merrick and the steel freighter Etruria, in deep water off of Presque Isle in Lake Huron. The project was completed with "much thanks to pings, processing and 3D," according to one of the world's leading marine archaeologists. Current Media, the Peabody-and Emmy...

2011-06-17 08:30:00

CHICAGO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks highlights commentary from People and Picks Trader "inthemoneystocks". (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) For more Voice of the People, visit http://at.zacks.com/?id=5851 Featured Post Intel Still Holds All the Chips Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC) has come under some serious downgrades from several leading brokerage firms recently. On May 20, 2011 the stock was downgraded by Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) to sell from...

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2011-05-27 05:35:00

Intel Corp. said it would consider using its manufacturing capacity to make processors for rival firms, although any proposal to produce non-Intel chips would require an "in-depth discussion", Reuters reported on Thursday. Speaking to journalists after an investor event in London, Intel's Chief Financial Officer Stacy Smith said the chipmaker would be very selective about any such deal. Intel sees its lead in advanced manufacturing technology as a critical asset, and opening its factories up...

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2011-04-12 07:11:10

Intel Corp. announced Monday the release of its new Intel Atom platform -- formerly codenamed "Oak Trail" -- which is available now and will be installed in new tablet devices beginning in May and throughout the year. The new microchip, built smaller to use less power than other chips, is planned to be used in more than 35 tablet designs ranging from companies including Fujitsu Limited, Lenovo, Razer, and Viliv. Many of the companies' designs are already based on "Oak Trail" technology....

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2011-02-02 08:30:19

Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it would issue refunds to all customers who had purchased its personal computers built with a flawed chipset from microprocessor maker Intel Corp. The announcement comes after Intel said it had discovered a design flaw in its new line of Sandy Bridge microchips and had sent out around 100,000 of the faulty chipsets before making the discovery. Intel said the problem is expected to cost the company $1 billion in repairs and lost revenue, while delaying the...

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2011-02-01 07:45:00

Microprocessor giant Intel Corp, on the verge of a major product launch, found a defect in one of its chips, which could affect its credibility at a time when demand for microprocessors in PCs is being threatened. Intel said Monday that it had stopped shipments of the chip used in personal computers and has already started production on a new version of its Sandy Bridge line of processors. The design flaw is another distraction for Intel, as personal computer sales are slow moving, and a...

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2011-01-18 09:30:35

U.S. chipmaker Intel Corp. is expected to invest $2.7 billion over the next two years updating its chip manufacturing plant in southern Israel to produce 22 nanometer technology, according to a recent Reuters report. The amount includes a 740 million shekel ($210 million) grant recently approved by the Israeli government. "We are already in preparation for hiring," Maxine Fassberg, general manager of Intel Israel, told a news conference. "We are scheduled to start production in December."...

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2011-01-09 08:55:00

Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of Nvidia, learned how insidious and demanding mobile devices can be when he tried to demonstrate a tablet computer at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Wednesday.While demonstrating the tablet PC, so many people in the audience had their devices connected to the Web that the network collapsed and his presentation short-circuited after a few minutes."You guys suck," he exclaimed.Huang's remark betrayed a private sentiment shared by some of...

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2011-01-06 07:40:00

Intel Corp unveiled its next-generation microchips Wednesday morning at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, saying their superior graphics and content protection capabilities marked one of the company's most important breakthroughs. "The built-in visual capabilities enabled by these new processors are stunning," said Intel PC client head Mooly Eden in a statement accompanying the unveiling. The statement was entitled: "Intel Brings 'Eye Candy' to Masses with Newest Laptop, PC...

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2010-12-09 12:18:22

Intel Corp. said it is going to launch chips designed for tablet computers and smartphones late next year, attempting to establish its foot in the fast-growing market. The company said that the new chips will invigorate its mobile business, which has struggled to gain momentum amid sales of Apple's iPad tablets and smartphones using Google's Android operating system. "The consumer (tablet) products will roll out over the first half of next year," Chief Executive Paul Otellini told analysts...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.