Itanium rusts away by 2021
Chipzill has finally given up on its Itanium 9700-series codenamed Kittson processors.
Chipzilla goes into meditation mode
Our earlier story from Future Horizon's conference this week went into great and intensive depth about the overall state of the semiconductor market.
But things not too bright for 2019
Malcolm Penn, CEO of British analyst firm Future Horizons, has at least three admirable traits.
Bob Swan it is
Intel has just announced that Robert (Bob) Swan, its current interim CEO, is the new CEO of the company. After a rather long search that's lastest since the departure of Brian Krzanich, the board has approved Swan as the permanent CEO position.
Paying a lot more than the value
Chipzilla has bid $5.5-$6 billion in cash and stock to buy Israel’s Mellanox Technologies.
Aicha Evans, EVP of mobile, confirmed to FTC
Intel is in the middle of quite a nasty fight where the Federal Trade commission in USA attacked Qualcomm for its business and licensing strategy. Aicha Evans, an EVP and general manager of mobile, who left Intel days after testimony confirmed that even in 2018, Intel's modem business unit was not profitable.
FTC Qualcomm trial
One of the interesting twists that has appeared in the FTC investigation into Qualcomm is that it transpires that Intel had an opportunity to invest in 4G and LTE and it confirmed to the court that it decided not to do it, as part of its business strategy.
Johny Srouji stays at Apple
Well placed sources have confirmed that Johny Srouji from Apple is unlikely to be the new CEO of Intel. Infortunately that doesn’t actually help us to answer who will be the next leader.