A team of ex-Nokia employees has managed to raise $257.8 million to launch a "new" mobile operating platform based on MeeGo, an operating system jointly developed and recently abandoned by Intel and Nokia.
The launch of Intel's Clover Trail Windows 8 tablets has reportedly been postponed due to Santa Clara's failure to deliver a critical software patch designed to conserve precious mobile battery life.
Ultrabook sales are withering due to high prices and the allure of competing devices such as tablets and smartphones with more affordable price points.
A major firestorm erupted earlier this week after Intel CEO Paul Otellini reportedly told employees Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system will be released before it is "fully ready."
"Clover Trail is massive, so big that it is not economically viable in the markets [Intel] is fighting for."
Santa Clara has debuted its "first wave" of x86 Windows 8 tablets and convertible designs based on Intel's Core vPro, Core and Atom processors - including the new Atom SoC Z2760 formerly codenamed Clover Trail.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini reportedly told employees in Taiwan that Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is being released before it is "fully ready."
Intel recently showcased a number of near-threshold voltage (NTV) techniques that promise to significantly increase processor energy efficiency by decreasing the supply voltage.
Motorola Mobility has introduced the Razr i, a slick smartphone that is powered by an Intel x86 chip rather than a RISC-based ARM processor.
Intel is apparently eyeing ARM's big.LITTLE architecture as a potential paradigm for placing different cores a single x86 die.
Touchscreen ultrabook support arrives for Civ V in Q4.
Tiny Intel PCs to launch in October for around $400.
Analysts at ABI Research confirm Intel's ultrabook platform has yet to take off - despite an extensive marketing campaign by Santa Clara.
I’m at Intel’s Developer Forum (IDF) today and also covering the iPhone 5 launch at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.
Intel has offered up details of its 4th-generation Core processor family based on Haswell microarchitecture at its annual developers forum in San Francisco, California.
A prominent industry analyst has issued a wary assessment of Intel's (x86) PC prospects in a mobile world increasingly dominated by ARM-powered smartphones and tablets.
As more energy management systems become automated, the search for a data center design that doesn’t gobble up absurd amounts of energy is heating up.
"It's worse than everyone expected... Intel's consumer PC business is getting whacked."
Intel says it remains on track to reduce the energy consumption of its flagship processor lineup by a whopping 41%.
The dominance of the Intel-Microsoft cartel is slowly waning, with the two industry heavyweights forced to play catch-up with rivals in a brave new mobile era.