Intel's new chief executive, Brian Krzanich, has surprised analysts by ordering a sweeping company reorganisation.
Intel is working on $200 notebook designs, powered by cheap chips and Google’s free Android operating system.
It’s an unlikely thing, we know, but we don’t do April Fool’s jokes. Sources at Intel Santa Clara have assured us that the CEO of Nvidia, Jen-Hsen Huang was approached by headhunters seeking for a replacement for Paul Otellini, who stands down at the chip giant at the end of May.
Intel has decided that there is no hurry getting itself a nice shiny new CEO, according to the strokers of beards and people in the know at analyst outfit Piper Jaffray.
Paul Otellini is being put out to pasture in mid-May and the debate has so far been about if he is to be replaced by an insider or an outsider.
Intel's Thunderbolt transfer protocol will likely remain copper-based - rather than fiber optic-powered - for the foreseeable future.
Intel has confirmed that production of processors featuring its next-gen Hi-K 32 nanometer (nm) "Sandy Bridge" architecture will kick off in late 2010.