Time to help the US semiconductor industry
Intel CEO Bob Swan has penned a letter to President elect Joe Biden acknowleging and congratulating him on being the next President.
Platform for Intel Evo-qualified laptop
Intel's Next Unit of Computing (NUC) has been known for small form factor (SFF) desktop systems but, now, Intel has introduced its new NUC M15 Laptop Kit, codenamed Bishop County, that will help laptop partners to bring Intel Evo-qualified laptops to the market.
IBM bloke adds up some numbers
Apple's decision to quit Intel and use its own M1 chip to power the latest MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac Mini will save the company $2.5 billion, according to a new report.
Tim McNerney the project leader at 4004.com, a site commemorating Intel's original 4004 microprocessor has pointed out that Intel’s 4004 chip was first released 49 years ago.
Which was more than a year old
The Tame Apple Press has been releasing benchmarks for Apple’s new M1 chip to prove that their favourite company makes better chips than Intel. Unfortunately there is something rotten in the figures.
Claims it beats Nvidia in every metric
Intel released preliminary information on its newest laptop part -- the Xe Max discrete GPU, which functions alongside and in tandem with Tiger Lake's integrated Iris Xe GPU.
Wants to head to the Far East
Chipzilla is apparently thinking about moving leading edge production from Oregon to Asia and hiring one of its top rivals to make Intel's most advanced chips.
Cypress Cove core and double-digit IPC increase
Intel shed some light about its upcoming Rocket Lake-S CPUs that will be launching in Q1 2021, and these will be based on Cypress Cove CPU cores bringing a double-digit IPC increase in performance.
Patches are coming out
Intel's open-source developers have begun publishing their patches enabling their "ANC" Vulkan Linux driver to support Vulkan ray-tracing.
$35 billion biggest to date
News that AMD might acquire Xilinx was quite a surprise after the Nvidia–ARM consolidation, but not surprising. Using current stock and market value increase, AMD decided to make a strategic decision to play better in the data center, 5G, automotive, and fight against the Intel–Altera alliance.