Ice lake 10nm on shelves for holidays
Unless you have been living under a rock, you were aware that Intel is years behind its original 10nm transition. Luckily, Intel’s Murthy has confirmed that the 10nm CPU will start shipping in June.
Take away: Strong leaders can motivate
Jim Keller, Murthy and Raja Koduri are very prominent names in the chip industry but it is very important to underline that Intel has many thousands of employees and most of them being quite good in what they are doing. It won’t be Keller that will fix Intel’s CPU and its overall SoC design and Raja who is slated to fix the whole architecture, software stack and GPU, or Murthy that will fix the fabs and IoT / servers.
Exclusive: Murthy a serious candidate too
Well informed sources close to the matter have confirmed that despite publicly denying it, Bob Swan of Intel secretly wants the CEO job. The only other serious candidate within Intel is ex-Qualcomm's Dr. Venkata (Murthy) Renduchintala, group president of the Technology, Systems Architecture & Client Group, and chief engineering officer at Intel.
Exclusive: It is going to be the Game of Thrones
After we heard that Brian Krzanich is out, we started to ask people close to the matter who might be the next in line for the Iron Throne. We got a few internal names or names close to the company, as well as some ex-Intel executives who made the list.
Discrete graphics solutions too
Intel dropped the nuclear news on Wednesday that Raja Koduri will become its chief architect, snf senior vice president of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group, and general manager of a new initiative to drive "edge" computing solutions.