Intel and Nokia promise 3D for MeeGo - and holograms too

Intel and Nokia are creating a joint development center at Finland's University of Oulu, aiming to develop 3D and other new interfaces for mobile devices running MeeGo.

Intel optimizes netbooks with dual-core Atom chip

Intel's latest dual-core, mobile Atom processor is hitting store shelves today in netbooks designed by a number of OEMs, including Acer, Asus, Fujitsu, Lenovo, LG, Samsung, MSI and Toshiba.

Why Intel bought McAfee for $7.68 billion


Intel sold its anti-virus software division to Symantec in 1998. 12 years later the chip giant acquired McAfee for a whopping $7.68 billion. Why?

Intel will buy McAfee for a staggering $7.6 billion

In what will no doubt be considered the acquisition of the year, Intel announced today that it plans to buy leading security company McAfee for $7.68 billion, an amazing 60% premium over the company's current market value.

Mobile Wars: Intel says it is ready to take on ARM 


Intel is preparing to wage an epic battle against ARM's current domination of the smartphone and tablet markets. 

Intel and Micron sample 3bpc 25nm NAND flash memory

Intel and Micron have successfully sampled the first batch of 3-bit-per-cell (3bpc) NAND flash memory produced with 25-nanometer (nm) process technology.

Intel to expand set-top box business

Intel has confirmed that it will be expanding its set-top box business by acquiring Texas Instruments' cable modem lineup.

Asus readies sleek Android tablet for March debut

Asustek is prepping a sleek, Android-powered tablet that is expected to cost less than $400.

Nvidia eyes entry into CPU market

Could a new, indigenously designed CPU help Nvidia compete against industry heavyweights such as Intel and AMD?

Integrated graphics poised to dominate notebook PC market

Did you know that four out of five notebook PCs are expected to feature graphics-enabled microprocessors by the year 2014?

DARPA redefines extreme supercomputing

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing an "ExtremeScale" supercomputer to overcome the "limitations" of current systems.

Intel's consent decree: Intel will be changed

In reading through the Intel Consent Decree I’m reminded of both the years I spent interpreting and writing documents like this and how glad I am they are past me.   

FTC and Intel clinch anticompetitive settlement

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Intel have agreed to settle allegations that the Santa Clara-based company engaged in anticompetitive behavior against its semiconductor rivals.

Stealth uncloaks ultra-mini PC

Stealth has uncloaked an ultra-mini PC that weighs in at an incredible 1.2 lbs and is the size of a paperback novel.

Consumers unharmed by Intel marketing practices, says court

Intel has won an important ruling in an anti-trust case which alleged that consumers had been hurt by the company's marketing practices.

Microsoft refuses to be intimidated by Apple's iPad

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer isn't all that impressed with Apple's so-called "magical" iPad.

Would you like Windows or Android with your Moorestown?

Chinese manufacturer Teso is showcasing a 9.7 inch tablet that will be available in two iterations: a 1.2GHz Intel Atom Z515 chip or a 1.9GHz Intel Atom Z650 processor.

Intel photonics link hits 50 Gbps

Intel researchers have developed a silicon-based, optical data connection prototype capable of transferring up to 50 gigabits per second.

In-Vehicle Infotainment goes MeeGo

Are you sick and tired of your passive and outdated digital dashboard? Have you ever wanted to customize or replace your traditional in-vehicle entertainment system?

Intel Atom powers 1,000 mph car

Intel's Atom processor can be found inside everything from netbooks to smartphones. But now 7 of the ubiquitous chips have been spotted inside the Bloodhound SSC, a jet and rocket-powered supersonic car expected to break the 1,000 mph barrier.