Latest Intel Corp. Stories

2009-05-27 05:45:00

A spokesman said on Tuesday that Intel Corp. is planning to produce a more powerful version of its Xeon multiprocessor chip for servers. The new chip will go on sale in the first quarter of next year.  There have been no prices attached to the chip, but the chip is succeeding the Xeon 7400 which is priced from $1,100 to $2,700. The Nehalem Ex, which is the code-name for the new chip, will provide improvements by increasing the number of cores inside a single chip from six to eight. ...

2009-05-13 09:35:00

Intel Corp was fined by the European Commission a record $1.45 billion on Wednesday and directed to freeze illegal rebates along with any other practices being used to beat out its competition, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). The Commission found that the world's biggest chipmaker, Intel, paid to have computer manufacturers and retailers to not introduce products using AMD chips, and offered illegal rebates to encourage the use of Intel chips as well as paid a retailer to stock computers with...

2009-05-12 05:00:00

CONYERS, Ga., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (Pink Sheets: GCKO) announced today that they have entered into substantive and confidential discussions with three of the top five personal computer manufacturers regarding usage and high volume purchase of their low cost, low power netbook computers using Intel's Atom CPU in their "Mobile Robot Solutions for Safety, Security and Service(tm)." "Because of the very favorable results in our evaluation of Intel's Atom CPU...

2009-05-11 06:25:00

Antitrust regulators from the European Union are expected to announce this week that Intel Corp illegally paid computer makers to postpone or delay the release of products containing chips from Intel competitors. On Wednesday, the European Commission will order changes to Intel Corp's business practices for what the EU sees as "naked restrictions" to competition, said sources familiar to the case. The EU is also expected to fine the corporation, although there has been no indication as to how...

2009-04-22 13:06:15

First quarter losses increased significantly for Advanced Micro Devices, as demand and prices for its microprocessors slumped and charges for the biggest restructuring in the company's 40-year history showed an effect, The Associated Press reported. However, Wall Street had originally projected worse. After the market closed Tuesday, AMD reported a $416 million, or 66 cents per share, loss in the opening three months of the year. But analysts said the loss would have been 62 cents per share...

2009-04-15 07:03:49

Wall Street's bleak predictions of Intel Corp.'s first-quarter profit report went out the window on Tuesday when the California-based company's CEO announced that although computer sales had "bottomed out," they were on a fast track to recovery. Being the only technology company to report profit gain for the first three months of 2009, Intel's achievement is especially significant.  But Intel did not offer explicit revenue direction.  It is unclear whether the company's gains are...

2009-04-08 09:55:00

The world's biggest chip producer, Intel Corp, is not sure when semiconductor manufacturing will revitalize, Chairman Craig Barrett announced on Wednesday. After being inquired as to when he anticipated seeing an increase in the chip industry, Barrett stated that the stimulus packages being handed out by governments would most likely affect the economy in the upcoming six to 18 months. "So you pick your time that you want the recovery to occur in that six to 18-month period, and your guess is...

2009-03-27 14:19:40

Nvidia Corp, the popular graphics chipmaker, filed a countersuit against Intel Corp on Thursday for breach of contract, claiming Intel made misleading statements in an attempt to undermine Nvidia's licensing rights, Reuters reported. In response to a related suit by Intel last month, Nvidia is seeking to terminate Intel's license to Nvidia's patents related to graphics processing and three-dimensional computing. Nvidia spokesman Hector Marinez said the suit claims that without a licensing...

2009-03-04 10:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Business has received Intel Corp.'s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award recognizing the company's significant contributions to Intel in 2008. Verizon Business supplies Intel with network telecommunications and cellular service, deemed essential to Intel's success. Verizon Business and 25 additional suppliers are recognized as 2008 PQS award winners. "Delivering the highest-quality service through our specialized global-account teams and...

2009-03-03 06:33:28

Intel Corp and TSMC are partnering to develop and manufacture the low-cost Atom processor with the goal of expanding sales of the tiny chip into new markets beyond their use in netbooks. The alliance between Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel and Hsinchu, Taiwan-based TSMC represents the partnership of the world's largest foundry with the world's No. 1 semiconductor company, with Intel supplying the majority of the world's microprocessors. Although Intel has previously worked with Taiwan...

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