Intel plans multi-year expansion projects in Oregon, Ireland and Israel
Published in PC Hardware


Part of its data-centric plans

Chipzilla is talking about manufacturing expansion at its three main sites –  Oregon, Ireland and Israel.

Intel to flog off McAfee interest
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Early stages of talks

Chipzilla is talking about getting rid of its last stake in security outfit McAfee.

A new Intel has a fresh perspective
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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.

Intel's new processor has big and little cores
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10nm and 22nm on the 3D Foveros package

Raja Koduri, ex ATI, AMD, Apple and now Intel’s senior vice president of Core and Visual Computing, outlined a strategic shift in the company’s design and engineering models.

Intel's new graphics solution is codenamed Xe
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From Teraflops to Petaflops

Intel organized an architecture day on the late Robert Noyce’s estate, a founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel, a $22 million estate where Intel used to have its board meetings. At this symbolic landmark, Intel’s Raja Koduri, Jim Keller, Murthy as well as dozen other engineers gave the press an overview in 10nm, future GPUs, FPGAs and server products.

Microsoft snubs Intel on Hololens
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Qualcomm's 'Always Connected' Snapdragon 850 SoC gets the nod

Software king of the world Microsoft has decided not to use Intel chips in its second generation HoloLens mixed reality headset.

Intel might have 7nm quicker than expected
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10nm will be Chipzilla's bridging tech

Chipzilla’s much delayed and underused 10nm process might end up being a holding technology for a more successful 7nm process which will arrive quicker than expected.

New Sceptre version haunts chips
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SplitSpectre discovered by IBM

Three academics from Northeastern University and three researchers from IBM Research have discovered a new variation of the Spectre CPU vulnerability.

Intel talks up its GPU plans
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Larabee may half not bee, but Intel still wants something to be

Intel has been talking about its cunning plan to enter the discrete GPU market, after deciding its much hyped and quickly forgotten Larabee project should not include bee after it was stung by a hive of bee puns.

Aussie boffins might have propped up Moore's Law
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Metal-based field emission air channel transistors on the sheep dip

Boffins at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have come up with a metal-based field emission air channel transistor (ACT) which they think could maintain transistor doubling for another 20 years.