Intel approached Nvidia's CEO

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.

Dell faces some unpleasant home truths

“My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Might, and despair!” Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.  Ozymandias, Shelley

ARM badgers Intel over licenses

Intel needs to stop mucking about and get itself an ARM license so that it can push into the mobile market, claims, er, a co-founder of ARM.

Intel to unleash perfect Xeon storm

A leaked Chipzilla roadmap has appeared on the world wide wibble which indicates that Intel is planning to release two new Xeon Phi co-processor cards in May.

Report: Google prepping an Intel Haswell-powered Chromebook

Google is likely prepping at least one new Chromebook based on Intel's upcoming 22nm Haswell processor.

Google attempts to censor the Swedish language

Google is reportedly interfering with the Swedish language - putting pressure on the Language Council not to include "ogooglebar" in its yearly list of new words.

Intel faces the fact Ultrabooks are too expensive

Opinion The writing was on the wall for Intel-based Ultrabooks well over a year ago.

Intel to slash prices on Ultrabooks

Chipmaker Intel is still struggling to market sleek and pricey Ultrabooks, which are facing more competition than ever from high-end tablets and hybrids. However, it could finally be about to make them a bit more appealing to cash strapped consumers who won't have their savings taxed by the Cypriot government.

Intel staff become TV guinea pigs

Fashion bag maker Intel is making sure that it does not anger animal rights groups by testing its television service on human guinea pigs.

Brit becomes head of Intel Canada

A 51-year old man born in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England has been appointed the country manager of Intel Canada.

Intel carries on taking the tablets

While Steve Jobs claimed that any tablet smaller than nine inches was doomed to fail, Intel's PC business chief doesn't see much of a future for big stand-alone tablets.

Intel's Haswell gets benchmarked

Intel remains on track to launch its next-gen Haswell (x86) chip architecture this summer.

Intel shilly shallies over CEO spot

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.

Apple and Intel put the nails in Thunderbolt's coffin

It is starting to look like Intel's and Apple's plan to kill off firewire and USB with Thunderbolt is grinding into a Titanic iceberg.

Lenovo touts uber-thin ThinkPad T431s

Lenovo has unveiled an uber-thin ultrabook. Dubbed the T431s, the system features a revamped trackpad, an enhanced keyboard, and an arguably more aesthetic design than its predecessors.

Intel, Microsoft hegemony threatened by convergence

Opinion While Intel and its customers reliant on PC sales have all been hurting as sales have fallen in the last year, it appears that British design company ARM continues to make waves in the market.

Too many Intel Haswells will spoil the broth

Intel is unlikely to release its Core i "Haswell" Platform in any serious numbers because of the "annoying" USB 3.0 flaw. JoAnne Feeney, an analyst with Longbow Research, said that although Intel is on track to introduce its next-generation Core i-series "Haswell" microprocessors in June, it is unlikely we will see many of them.

Pat Gelsinger won't return to Intel - official

"Kicking" Pat Gelsinger has ruled out a return to his old haunts at Chipzilla as its new CEO. Now the top bod at VMWare, Gelsinger's name has been touted as a possible candidate to replace Paul Otellini, who retires in May.

Pre-orders for Razer Edge Pro halted due to overwhelming demand

Razer's Project Fiona gaming tablet went up for pre-order earlier this month. However, pre-orders have now been put on hold due to overwhelming demand.

Chip inventories slump

Although the semiconductor market is hurting and it is not expected to rebound until the latter half of the year, IHS iSuppli is reporting an unexpected decline in inventory, led by Intel. Inventory reached record highs late last year, so the turnaround is a surprise.