Intel 9th Gen Core desktop CPUs – i9-9900K, i7-9700K and i5-9600K, Core X-Series, and Xeon W-3175X announced

Intel Core i9

Intel has announced new 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K which is its gaming processor. The i9-9900K offers eight cores and 16 threads, clocked at a base frequency of 3.6 GHz, boost up to 5.0 GHz. Other Intel Core X-series processors include 9th Gen Core i5 and Core i7 models; the i7-9700K, i5-9600K and the Intel Xeon W-3175X processor. Continue reading “Intel 9th Gen Core desktop CPUs – i9-9900K, i7-9700K and i5-9600K, Core X-Series, and Xeon W-3175X announced”

Intel introduces new NUC Mini PCs with 8th Gen Intel Core processors, AMD Radeon 540 graphics

Intel NUC Mini PC

Intel today has introduced new NUC kits and NUC mini PCs in the company’s NUC family. They feature 8th Gen Intel Core processors and the company claims that the new Intel NUCs bring desktop performance in a compact form factor. The new Intel NUC kits include NUC8i7BEH, NUC8i5BEH, NUC8i5BEK, NUC8i3BEH, NUC8i3BEK. Continue reading “Intel introduces new NUC Mini PCs with 8th Gen Intel Core processors, AMD Radeon 540 graphics”

Intel said to launch 9th gen 8-Core and 6-Core CPUs on October 1

Intel 9th Generation

Intel is prepping very hard to bring their latest mainstream processor lineup for release soon. The new 9th Gen processors will come with more cores and faster clocks, all thanks to improvements in the 14nm process node. Now according to a new report, the details about the new processor’s launch and the availability in retail channels is out in the open.  Continue reading “Intel said to launch 9th gen 8-Core and 6-Core CPUs on October 1”

Intel’s Brian Krzanich forced out as CEO

Intel's Brian Krzanich

Intel Corporation today announced that the company’s CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned to his role and a member of the Board of Directors. The Board has named Chief Financial Officer Robert Swan Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.  Continue reading “Intel’s Brian Krzanich forced out as CEO”

Intel introduces Core i7-8086K Limited Edition Processor with up to 5.0 GHz single-core turbo frequency

Intel today has announced the Core i7-8700K limited edition processor with upto 5.0 GHz single-core turbo frequency. It is the new hyper-frequency version of the company’s Coffee Lake processor in the Core i7-8086K. Intel says that the Core i7-8700K limited edition processor will only be made in limited 50,000 units.  Continue reading “Intel introduces Core i7-8086K Limited Edition Processor with up to 5.0 GHz single-core turbo frequency”

Google and Microsoft disclose new Variant 4 Meltdown, Spectre CPU flaw

SpectreNG

Back in the start of 2018, Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaw affected most of the CPUs including Intel, ARM, and others. Months after the detection, Google’s Project Zero’s (GPZ) and Microsoft have discovered another new form of Spectre-Meltdown CPU flaw;  Speculative Store Bypass (variant 4). Continue reading “Google and Microsoft disclose new Variant 4 Meltdown, Spectre CPU flaw”

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”

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”