Latest Intel Corp. Stories

2010-10-29 07:21:43

A joint venture by Intel Corp, Samsung Electronics and Toshiba Corp is looking to develop technologies in the hopes of cutting semiconductor line widths by half to nearly 10 nanometers by 2016, according to a report by the Nikkei daily. Samsung and Toshiba -- the world's top 2 makers of NAND-type memory -- are joining up with world's largest chipmaker Intel and plan to invite around 10 other firms operating in semiconductor and related fields, the Nikkei said. Japan's Ministry of Economy,...

2010-10-19 12:20:00

Intel Corp said on Tuesday that it will invest $8 billion into producing next-generation computer chips. Intel said the investment over the next several years will fund deployment of its 22-nanometer (nm) chip manufacturing process across several factories in the U.S. The microprocessor maker said it will also fund construction of a new fabrication plant in Oregon. It said it will begin production of its first 22nm microprocessors in late 2011. Intel said the project will support 6,000 to...

2010-08-31 06:01:47

Intel Corp. is buying German chipmaker Infineon Technologies' Wireless Solutions Business (WLS) for $1.4 billion, in a deal that marks Intel's second major acquisition in the past two weeks. The move is part of Intel's strategy to expand its reach into the lucrative mobile phone market. "The WLS transaction is a strategic decision for Intel and Infineon," Intel in a statement on its website. "WLS complements Intel's existing assets and enables growth in mobile computing, smartphones and...

2010-08-04 10:17:00

Provisions are Designed to Foster Competition in the Computer Chip Business WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Trade Commission approved a settlement with Intel Corp. that resolves charges the company illegally stifled competition in the market for computer chips. Intel has agreed to provisions that will open the door to renewed competition and prevent Intel from suppressing competition in the future. The settlement goes beyond the terms applied to Intel in previous...

2010-07-29 14:07:57

The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to recognize the groundbreaking research presented yesterday at its topical meeting, Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nano Photonics (IPR), by Intel Corporation. IPR is currently being held at the Monterey Plaza Hotel in Monterey, Calif., USA through today. During a special keynote presentation Justin Rattner, Intel chief technology officer and director of Intel Labs, demonstrated their 50Gbps Silicon Photonics Link prototype which is the world's...

2010-06-17 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, Canada, June 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today Insiderslab.com issues new research reports for the above companies in NASDAQ and NYSE. Insiders refer to company C-Level Officers, Directors, and 10% Shareholders. There are thousands of insider filings on the stock markets every day. Insiderslab.com's primary objective is to turn this massive data into usable information that investors can use to do better research for their investments. (Logo:...

2010-05-21 06:25:00

In a joint effort to bring Web and channel surfing together, Google Inc, Intel Corp, Logitech International and Sony Corp unveiled new plans for a "smart" TV on Thursday. Google wants to turn televisions into giant monitors to allow people sitting in their living rooms watching their favorite show to be able to click a button and surf the Web. The plan hopes to make more money selling ads. Although the company began selling ads for television programs three years ago, revenue has paled in...

2010-04-14 10:45:00

Intel Corp., the largest computer chip manufacturer in the world, has posted a record first quarter net income of 2.4 billion--nearly quadrupling sales figures during the same period in 2009. After managing just $629 million in net income last year, the Santa Clara, California, technologies developer posted $10.3 billion in revenue through March 27--a 44-percent increase and a full billion dollars more than the company had projected during the quarter. As a result, Intel has increased 2010...

2010-04-08 10:00:00

By reading MRI scans, new software developed by Intel Corp. researchers has been able to correctly discern two words that a person has been thinking about nine out of 10 times, according to an Associated Press (AP) report published Thursday. According to AP writer Samantha Gross, "The software analyzes functional MRI scans to determine what parts of a person's brain is being activated as he or she thinks"¦ Eventually, the technology could help the severely physically disabled to...

2010-02-24 06:20:00

Intel Corp said it was attacked by hackers back in January around the same time that Google was attacked by Chinese hackers, but do not believe the two events were linked. Intel spokesman Chuck Mullov told Reuters the "only connection is timing," but declined to elaborate. Intel first mentioned the attack and pointed out the similarity in timing when Google filed its annual report with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Mullov added that Intel is regularly threatened by hackers...

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