Optane is in the shops
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:51

Optane is in the shops


Intel makes all sorts of speed claims

Intel has told us that its Optane memory will be available for desktops right now.

Patch for Win 7 dinosaurs who want modern chips
Published in Processors


Windows 7 shall still rule the earth

Software King of the World, Microsoft has made it clear that it does not want users of Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Bristol Ridge CPUs using Windows 7.

Intel to announce Basin Falls and Coffee Lake ahead of schedule
Published in Motherboards



Intel is expected to announce Basin Falls, its upcoming High-End Desktop (HEDT) platform based on the X299 chipset, and its Coffee Lake mainstream desktop platform based on the Z300-series chipset, two months earlier than originally scheduled, according to industry sources.

Intel kills off IDF
Published in News
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 10:42

Intel kills off IDF


End of an error

Chipzilla has decided to cancel its Intel Developer Forum tradeshow including this summer's expected IDF17.

Intel Skylake-X and X299 chipset could come earlier
Published in Processors


End of June

According to the latest set of rumors, Intel might be scrambling to launch its X299 platform with Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPU and these could come as early as late June/beginning of July.

Intel still downsizing in the US
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 09:56

Intel still downsizing in the US


So much for promises


Despite promises that Intel made to Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump that it was building new factories in the Land of the Fee, it seems that Chipzilla is still downsizing its US workforce.

Intel collaborates with Preferred Networks on deep learning
Published in News


Seeks boost in performance, development and affordability of AI products


Last week, Intel said that it would begin collaborating with Japan based Preferred Networks (PFN) on the development of a Python-based deep learning framework to boost the performance, development and affordability of AI applications on the market.

Competition in AI platform market to heat up in 2017
Published in News


Intel, Qualcomm, Nvidia, AMD vying for customers in AI-fueled markets


Major component manufacturers in the artificial intelligence (AI) market have all increased their efforts to develop more aggressive processors for AI-fueled markets in 2017 including autonomous vehicles, enterprise drones, medical care, smart factories, image recognition, and general neural network research and development.

There's a daft claim about Intel's modem success
Published in News


Analyst’s thinks it can sell outside Apple

Susquehanna Financial Group, analyst Christopher Rolland has made the bizarre claim that Intel’s partnership with the fruity cargo-cult Apple will mean that it will become a key mobile modem player.

Woman gets top job at Intel
Published in News
Friday, 31 March 2017 13:48

Woman gets top job at Intel


Strategist extraordinaire

Chip behemoth Intel said it had appointed Aicha S. Evans as its chief strategy officer.