Intel is shutting its smart glasses division

Intel Vaunt smart Glasses

Intel has announced that it is shutting down the New Devices Group (NDG), and is also suspending the Vaunt smart glasses project which was revealed back in February. The report from The Information also notes that this drastic change will also result in “some layoffs” from the team that is reported to have around 200 people. Continue reading “Intel is shutting its smart glasses division”

Intel Core i9 processor for laptops, 8th Gen Intel Core vPro platform and more announced

Intel today introduced the first ever Intel Core i9 processor for laptops at its global Beijing event. “The 8th Gen Intel Core i9-8950HK processor is the highest-performance laptop processor Intel has ever built to deliver the best gaming and content creation experience on the go,” said that company. Continue reading “Intel Core i9 processor for laptops, 8th Gen Intel Core vPro platform and more announced”

Microsoft uses Intel FPGA technology to accelerate Bing’s AI and deep learning

Microsoft Bing

Back in December, Microsoft introduced a set of new A.I based abilities to Bing browser for better information in search results. Today, Microsoft is rolling out more refined enhancements and several more features. Continue reading “Microsoft uses Intel FPGA technology to accelerate Bing’s AI and deep learning”

Intel’s upcoming Xeon Scalable processors to include hardware protection against Spectre and Meltdown

Spectre and Meltdown are two most security vulnerabilities that shook up the tech world and these mostly affected every single Intel processor that released in the past decade. These vulnerabilities gave away access to sensitive data like usernames and passwords despite being stored in protected memory. Continue reading “Intel’s upcoming Xeon Scalable processors to include hardware protection against Spectre and Meltdown”

Intel reportedly exploring options to acquire Broadcom, which is trying to acquire Qualcomm

According to a latest WSJ report, Intel is exploring options to acquire Broadcom if the company is successful in taking over Qualcomm. Broadcom is so hell-bent on acquiring Qualcomm since its first bid back in November 2017.  Continue reading “Intel reportedly exploring options to acquire Broadcom, which is trying to acquire Qualcomm”

Intel partners with Dell, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft to launch 5G-connected Windows PCs in 2019

Intel has announced that it is partnering with Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft to launch 5G connected Windows PCs in 2019. The company will use Intel XMM 8000 series commercial 5G modems for the first high-performing 5G-connected PCs that are expected to be on sale from the second half of 2019. Continue reading “Intel partners with Dell, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft to launch 5G-connected Windows PCs in 2019”

Intel Vaunt smart glasses with retinal projection and motion gesture controls announced

Intel Vaunt smart Glasses

Intel has introduced the new Vaunt smart glasses with retinal projection and motion gesture controls. These smart glasses are first seen by The Verge are very similar to that of the regular glasses and they weigh just 50 grams since they are made of plastic.  Continue reading “Intel Vaunt smart glasses with retinal projection and motion gesture controls announced”

Huawei, Deutsche Telekom and Intel achieve 5G NR Interoperability

Huawei, Deutsche Telekom, Intel 5G

Huawei Deutsche Telekom and Intel today announced that they have collaborated to achieve 5G NR Interoperability and development testing, a multi-vendor interoperability based on 3GPP R15 commercial system which will accelerate 5G commercialization.  Continue reading “Huawei, Deutsche Telekom and Intel achieve 5G NR Interoperability”

Intel RealSense D415 and D435 depth cameras with D4 vision processor announced

RealSense D415

Intel today introduced the RealSense D415 and D435 depth cameras in the D400 Cameras series. The depth cameras add 3D capabilities to any prototype or end user-ready device or machine. It is powered by the D4 vision processor. Continue reading “Intel RealSense D415 and D435 depth cameras with D4 vision processor announced”

Intel details performance impact post security patches, says chipsets incur 6% performance drop

Intel Pentium Silver and Celeron chip

Intel today announced that the security patch fixing Meltdown and Spectre patches incurring 6% performance drop in most modern CPUs while the impact is bigger on older chipsets. The company further says that performance impact should not be significant for average computer users. Continue reading “Intel details performance impact post security patches, says chipsets incur 6% performance drop”

Intel announces 8th Gen Intel Core processors with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics

Intel today at the CES 2018 has introduced 8th Gen Core processors with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics crafted for gamers. It brings together the Intel quad-core CPU, Radeon RX Vega M graphics and 4GB of dedicated HBM2 using Intel’s Embedded Multi-Die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB) technology. Continue reading “Intel announces 8th Gen Intel Core processors with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics”

Intel hit with class-action lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre Security Vulnerabilities

Intel 8th Core Desktop processors

On one hand, Intel is having a hard time fixing the Meltdown and Spectre Security Vulnerabilities that affected processors from the past 10-15 years, the company is now hit with three separate class-action lawsuits by plaintiffs in California, Oregon, and Indiana who are seeking compensation. Continue reading “Intel hit with class-action lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre Security Vulnerabilities”

Intel to issue security updates to 90% of processors from past 5 years by next week

Intel Pentium Silver and Celeron chip

With Meltdown and Spectre security flaws taking over the internet from the past couple of days, Intel after confirming the memory leak issues, today announced that it has already issued updates for the majority of the processors. It also said that it expects to roll out security updates to 90% of processors released in the past five years by the end of next week.  Continue reading “Intel to issue security updates to 90% of processors from past 5 years by next week”

Intel chips affected with Kernel memory leak flaw, fix might incur performance drop: Report

Intel chips from the last ten years said to have been affected with serious Kernel memory leak issue on modern computers including Windows, Linux, and macOS, according to a report from The Register. This needs a fix at the operating system level which might incur performance drop.  Continue reading “Intel chips affected with Kernel memory leak flaw, fix might incur performance drop: Report”

Intel announces affordable Pentium Silver and Celeron Processors

Intel Pentium Silver and Celeron chip

Intel today revealed new affordable and budget-friendly Pentium Silver processors and Intel Celeron chips. These processors are based on Intel’s architecture ‘Gemini Lake’ and are the cheap and power-efficient processors for desktop PCs and laptops.  Continue reading “Intel announces affordable Pentium Silver and Celeron Processors”