Hit the road jack
Chipzilla has called for the standard 3.5mm headphone jack to be dropped in favor of connections like USB-C.
Modem conspiracy theories quashed
Aicha Evans, the head of Intel's wireless group has been convinced to remain part of Chipzilla after announcing she was going to quit a week ago.
Falling 13-22 percent to 175-195 million
Qualcomm predicted a third-quarter profit below analysts estimates as it expects to ship fewer chips, including those for smartphones, its biggest business.
High capacity storage key to multi-media
As UHD tellies promise that huge amounts of data will need to be shifted the question of how to do it fast enough is being answered by a new generation of SSDs based around Thunderbolt.
Reduce dependence on PCs
Intel has decided that there is no point waiting for the PC to return and is decimating its staff and getting into something else more lucrative – cloud computing and the Internet of thing.
Gives it Core M Skylake CPUs and new color
Apple has rather silently updated its Macbook line by equipping it with new Intel Core M Skylake CPUs as well as the new fancy Rose Gold color option.
Qualcomm still favoured
While it had been expected that Chipzilla was going to score a huge win by taking some of Qualcomm’s modem business, it looks like things might be a little more modest.
Budget without so many compromises
Intel has been showing off its new Apollo Lake chips, and if the outfit is correct it could shake up the lower-end PC market.
Transferring files at up to 2GB/s
At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2016 in Shenzhen, China, Intel again demonstrated its new Intel Optane SSD technology, showing some real-life performance where it reaches transfer speeds of just under 2GB/s.