Intel CFO, during Citi's annual analyst conference hinted that Microsoft could bring a "Windows refresh" next year. Here's what we know. News 

Intel Suggests Microsoft Windows 12 May Be Released in 2021

Microsoft Windows 12 may be coming out in 2024,” chipmaker Intel has hinted. At Citi’s annual analyst conference, Intel CFO David Zinsner mentioned a new Windows update that may require users to update their computers. As PC Gamer discovered, a transcript of the event revealed that Intel believes 2024 will be a good year for chipsets due to an alleged “Windows update.” “We still believe that the installed base is quite old and needs updating, and we think next year may be the start of that, given the Windows catalyst.…

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Intel has been fined $400 million by the EU for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the market for its x86 CPUs. News 

European Commission Fines Intel $400M For Restricting Market Access To Rivals’ Products

The European Commission on Friday reimposed a $400 million fine on chip giant Intel for abusing its dominant position in the market for computer chips known as x86 central processing units (CPUs). In 2009, the commission fined Intel a record $1.13 billion after finding that Intel had abused its dominant market position. In 2014, the General Court dismissed Intel’s appeal against the Commission’s 2009 decision. In 2022, the General Court ruled on the case, annulling the conditional rebates part of the 2009 Commission decision, but upholding the illegality of Intel’s…

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Intel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger says chipmaker’s technology is central to the AI boom. REUTERS/Karol Badohal/File Photo (REUTERS) News 

Intel Chief Executive Highlights Company’s Role in Artificial Intelligence Expansion

Pat Gelsinger, the CEO of Intel Corp., is strategizing a revival for the chipmaker that was once a leader in the industry. He argues that the company’s technology will play a crucial role in the widespread growth of artificial intelligence computing. Speaking at Intel’s annual innovation conference, Gelsinger pointed to his company’s progress in AI manufacturing technology and software development tools. The opportunity will only grow as more AI capabilities are used with personal computers, he said. “Artificial intelligence represents a generational shift that will usher in a new era…

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displays a new Toshiba tablet hybrid at the opening of Taiwan's Computex 2013, one of the world's largest IT exhibitions, in Taipei. (Photo: AP/Wally Santana) AI 

Intel Identifies Glass as a Crucial Component in the Competition to Fuel Artificial Intelligence

Intel Corp. is placing its bets on an unconventional substance, glass, to assist in managing the escalating artificial intelligence workloads of computers worldwide. Intel researchers argue that as processors grow in size and complexity, their capacity to communicate with other computer parts will become a bottleneck. To address this issue, the company proposes employing glass-based substrates, positioned between the chip and connecting components, as the solution. For Intel, the chip pioneer now chasing Nvidia Corp. for the limelight, the new approach offers a chance to show its ability to innovate…

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The company sees a bright future manufacturing low-power chips. News 

Intel Becomes Latest Investor in Arm Holdings Alongside Apple, Alphabet, and Samsung

According to Tom’s Hardware, Intel has recently joined the list of companies investing in Arm, which already includes Samsung, Alphabet, Nvidia, and others. This decision coincides with Softbank’s preparations for Arm’s initial public offering (IPO), where they plan to offer 95.5 million shares at a price range of $47 to $51 per share. Arm is currently valued at $52 billion, surpassing the failed deal in 2022 to sell Arm to Nvidia for $40 billion, which faced obstacles such as a lawsuit from the Federal Trade Commission seeking to prevent it.…

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Intel Corp scrapped its $5.4 billion deal to buy Israeli contract chipmaker Tower Semiconductor Ltd after their merger agreement expired without regulatory approval from China. Reviews 

Intel Abandons $5.4 Billion Transaction Following China Regulatory Review Postponement

NEW YORK: Intel Corp abandoned its $5.4 billion deal to buy Israeli chipmaker Tower Semiconductor Ltd after their merger deal fell through without approval from Chinese authorities. The US-listed shares of the Israeli company fell about 11% in premarket trading. Intel, which had decided to buy Tower last year, will pay the latter a termination fee of $353 million, the company said in a statement. “After careful consideration and in-depth discussions, and without receiving any indication of certain required regulatory approvals, both parties have agreed to terminate their merger agreement…

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Intel reportedly didn't get regulatory approval in China on time. News 

Intel Abandons Acquisition of Tower Semiconductor for $5.4 Billion

Intel has announced that it will not proceed with its planned acquisition of Tower Semiconductor for $5.4 billion, citing difficulties in obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals, particularly in China. Tower Semiconductor is known for producing a range of chips for clients in various industries. Intel had intended to acquire the company in order to enhance its foundry business and better compete with competitors such as TSMC from Taiwan. Tower has seven production facilities (located in Israel, Italy, USA and Japan) that manufacture 6-inch, 8-inch and 12-inch wafers. Although the company…

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Chipmaker Intel has announced plans to 'build AI into every product' that it makes. Here's what the CEO, Pat Gelsinger, said during the company's Q2 2023 earnings call. AI 

Intel CEO Reveals Initiative To Incorporate Artificial Intelligence Into All Products

In 2023, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a hot topic, leading major technology companies to strengthen their dedication to adopting AI in the coming years. Notably, Google’s PaLM 2 large language model and OpenAI’s GPT-4 have attracted numerous businesses to participate in the AI competition. Additionally, US chipmaker Intel has recently revealed its intention to incorporate AI into all of its products, focusing on the hardware aspect. As reported by The Verge, during Intel’s Q2 2023 earnings call, CEO Pat Gelsinger laid out the company’s plans to increase its focus…

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Intel recently ended production of first-party NUC mini PCs and other products. News 

ASUS to Create and Develop New Intel NUC Mini PCs

Intel has recently revealed that ASUS will be its inaugural partner for the Next Unit of Compute (NUC) mini PC venture. Under a non-binding agreement, ASUS will take charge of manufacturing, selling, and providing support for Intel’s 10th- to 13th-generation NUC products. Additionally, ASUS will be responsible for creating upcoming NUC designs. Given ASUS’s existing product range, it is likely that they will develop future NUC mini PCs, DIY kits for mini PCs and laptops, customizable boards, chassis, and other assembly components. If you recall, Intel recently told ReturnByte that…

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The company is turning to partners instead. News 

Intel to Discontinue Production of NUC Mini PCs

Intel has announced that it will no longer produce its own mini PCs, known as Next Unit of Compute (NUC). The chip designer has confirmed that it is ending its “direct investment” in the NUC business and will instead focus on supporting partners to develop the NUC PC market. However, Intel will continue to fulfill its existing commitments, including providing support for NUC systems that are already in the hands of customers. The company does not explain why it is discontinuing production of first-party NUCs. There’s no doubt, however, that…

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Intel India head Nivruti Rai has stepped down after spending 29 years with the chip-maker. She is slated to be appointed as MD and CEO of Invest India. News 

Nivruti Rai Leaves Intel India, Appointed CEO of Invest India

After dedicating 29 years to the chip-making company, Intel India’s leader, Nivruti Rai, has resigned from her position. She is expected to take on the role of MD and CEO at Invest India. In his most recent role, he was the Country Manager for India and Head of Intel Foundry Services. “We are grateful to Nivruti for the tremendous progress Intel India has achieved under his leadership,” the company said in a statement to IANS on Friday. “Intel India is now our largest engineering site outside the US and a…

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Instead, the company will be using "Core 3/5/7/9." News 

Intel Ends 15-Year ‘i’ Processor Branding, Introduces ‘Ultra’ for High-Performance Chips

Intel is simplifying its processor branding in an effort to make it more comprehensible. The company will be transitioning from its long-standing “i3/i5/i7/i9” branding to a more straightforward “Core 3/5/7/9” concept, starting with the upcoming Meteor Lake generation of processors. According to Intel, this rebranding is in response to customer feedback and will be reflected in both text and badge. This is a significant change as Intel has been using the “i” branding for its processors for more than a decade. Intel’s high-end processors include “Ultra” in their branding before…

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Computex 2023 saw major announcements from several PC and technology brands. (Bloomberg) AI 

Computex 2023: From NVIDIA AI supercomputers to MSI laptops, see the highlights

Computex 2023, one of the world’s largest computer and technology fairs, began today, May 30. After three years of only appearing online, the event has this time returned to an in-person format. There are many PC and technology related announcements at the technology fair held in Taipei, Taiwan. In addition, AI-based services are also expected to be announced. On the first day, NVIDIA announced its latest supercomputer, while MSI and Acer announced their latest laptops. Check out the top five announcements from the first day of Computex 2023. 1. NVIDIA…

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According to the company, the Dell XPS 15 9530 is priced at Rs 2,49,990, the XPS 13 Plus 9320 is priced at 1,99,990, and the XPS 17 9730 is available at Rs 2,99,990 in India. News 

Dell Launches New XPS Laptops with 13th Gen Intel Processors in India: Price, Features and Availability

US technology company Dell has launched its latest creator-centric XPS line in India for 2023. The line includes the Dell XPS 13 Plus, Dell XPS 17 and XP 15 models. These laptops feature the latest 13th Gen Intel Core i9 processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 series GPUs. Dell XPS Laptops 2023: Price and Availability According to the company, the Dell XPS 15 9530 is priced at Rs 2,49,990, the XPS 13 Plus 9320 is priced at Rs 1,99,990 and the XPS 17 9730 is available in India at Rs…

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Intel said its forthcoming "Falcon Shores" chip will have 288 gigabytes of memory and support 8-bit floating point computation News 

Intel unveils game-changing AI chip to challenge Nvidia and AMD

Intel Corp on Monday provided a handful of new details about a chip for artificial intelligence (AI) computing it plans to introduce in 2025 as it shifts strategy to compete against Nvidia Corp and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Intel said Monday at a supercomputer conference in Germany that its upcoming “Falcon Shores” chip will have 288 gigabytes of memory and support 8-bit floating-point arithmetic. These specifications are important because AI models like services like ChatGPT have exploded, and companies are looking for more powerful chips to power them. The details…

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Intel Corp and Boston Consulting Group on Wednesday said they are working together to sell generative artificial intelligence tools to big businesses. News 

Intel, Boston Consulting Group team sells artificial intelligence to enterprise customers: Report

Intel Corp and Boston Consulting Group announced Wednesday that they are working together to sell generative artificial intelligence tools to large companies. Generative AI is the class of technology behind popular chatbots such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT, which can respond to queries with human-like text. Google owner Alphabet Inc and Microsoft Corp are revamping their search engines with artificial intelligence technology to provide answers to questions instead of lists of links. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Intel worked together on similar technology to allow BCG employees to tap into half…

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Intel's first-quarter revenue fell 36 percent to $11.7 billion and the semiconductor giant posted a massive loss of $2.8 billion News 

US chipmaker Intel predicts second-quarter revenue will exceed estimates

Chipmaker Intel Corp on Thursday forecast second-quarter revenue that beat Wall Street estimates, a sign that chip demand was recovering after an oversupply and a slump in the post-pandemic personal computer market. The company estimates adjusted revenue for the second quarter to be approximately $11.5–12.5 billion. Analysts polled by Refinitiv were expecting revenue of $11.75 billion. Read all the Latest Tech News here.

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The tech industry is mourning the loss of Gordon Moore, the co-founder of Intel and creator of Moore's Law, who passed away at 94. Tech leaders such as Sundar Pichai, Pat Gelsinger and Tim Cook have extended their condolences. News 

Tech leaders mourn Gordon Moore’s death, recognize him as a true visionary

Gordon Moore, the creator of Moore’s Law and the founder of the technology giant Intel, has died at the age of 94. According to Intel and Gordon and Betty, Moore died peacefully “surrounded by family at his home in Hawaii.” Moore Foundation. Moore’s passing has stunned the technology community, as he was instrumental in formulating important technology concepts such as Moore’s Law, demonstrating the potential of transistors, and motivating technology innovators for several generations. The tech industry is mourning the loss of the global visionary, with tech leaders such as…

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Silicon Valley titan Gordon Moore, one of the co-founders of chip-maker Intel and the creator of Moore's Law, has passed away at age 94. News 

Gordon Moore, founder of Intel and creator of Moore’s Law, has died at the age of 94

Silicon Valley titan Gordon Moore, co-founder of chip maker Intel and creator of Moore’s Law, has died at the age of 94. Intel and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announced that Gordon Moore died peacefully Friday “surrounded by family at his home in Hawaii.” Moore and his longtime colleague Robert Noyce founded Intel in July 1968. Before founding Intel, Moore and Noyce co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor, where they played a key role in the first commercial production of distributed silicon transistors and later in the world’s first commercially viable integrated…

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Koduri has been part of graphics team at Apple, and AMD before and now he has set his sights on building for the future. News 

Head of Intel’s graphics unit resigns, says he’s working on an artificial intelligence startup

Intel plans to make its future plans for the graphics unit without the expertise and guidance of Raja Koduri, who has decided to leave the company to pursue different goals. Koduri has been an integral part of Intel’s graphics unit, and his five-year stint is coming to an end as he moves on to build his own generative AI. Pat Gelsinger, Intel’s CEO shared the update via tweets where he mentioned that Koduri will be leaving Intel at the end of this month. Thank you @RajaXg for the many contributions…

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