Intel introduces Thunderbolt 4 universal USB Type-C connectivity solution with 40Gbps bandwidth

Intel just announced Thunderbolt 4, the next-generation Thunderbolt with USB4 specification. It still has USB-C connector offering 40Gbps speed, same as the Thunderbolt 3, but this will offer docks with up to four Thunderbolt ports and universal cables up to 2 meters in length. It has also doubled  minimum video and data requirements of Thunderbolt 3 and expanded end-to-end solution capabilities. Continue reading “Intel introduces Thunderbolt 4 universal USB Type-C connectivity solution with 40Gbps bandwidth”

3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors with built-in AI acceleration launched

Intel has announced the launch of its 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors along with multiple hardware and software AI products. These include the Intel Optane persistent memory 200 series, Intel SSD D7-P5500 and P5600, Intel Stratix 10 NX FPGAs, and software solutions as part of its Select Solutions portfolio.

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Intel Lakefield based Hybrid Core i3 and Core i5 CPUs announced for foldables and ultrathin laptops

Intel has announced the launch of new Core processors, code-named “Lakefield” with Hybrid CPUs. These processors leverage Intel’s Foveros 3D Packaging technology that enables the various IPs to be stacked in three dimension instead of two, reducing the package size and increasing power efficiency.

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Security flaw “Thunderspy” affecting thunderbolt devices discovered

A researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology has discovered 7 new vulnerabilities in Intel’s Thunderbolt technology that enables attackers to access a system’s data even if it is encrypted or if the device is locked. The security flaws have been acknowledged by Intel, who has already released patches via OS updates to prevent exploitation via this flaw.

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Intel acquires urban mobility app Moovit for $900 million

Intel’s Mobileye, automotive solutions partner, is getting a boost today as Intel announced their acquisition of Moovit, a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions company, for $900 million. Moovit will bring over its 800 million users and services in nearly 3,100 cities across 102 countries under Intel’s Mobileye now.

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Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake Core i3, i5 and i7 desktop processors with turbo speeds up to 5.3GHz announced

Intel has finally launched their 10th Gen Intel Core Comet Lake S-series processors for desktop, with its flagship Core i9-10900K processor that can turbo boost up to 5.3 GHz. These processors have many technologies like Intel Thermal Velocity Boost, Intel Hyperthreading Technology, Intel Ethernet Connection I225, Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 and more.

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Intel introduces 10th Gen Mobile H-series processor for laptops with up to 5.3GHz speed

Last year, Intel introduced the 9th Gen Mobile H-series processor for laptops with up to 5GHz speed alongside the 9th Gen desktop processors. Following the launch of 10th Gen Ice Lake and Comet Lake processors, Intel has now announced the 10th Gen Mobile H-series processor based on the Comet Lake family for laptops and is an upgrade to the 9th Gen Mobile H-series processor.

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Intel announces Atom P5900 platform for 5G wireless base stations and more

Intel has launched a bunch of new products aimed at the deployment of 5G network infrastructure along with an update to its scalable data centre focussed processors. These include their new Atom P5900 processors, Ethernet 700 Series Network Adapter and Diamond Mesa ASIC for 5G network acceleration.

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Intel completes sale of smartphone modem business to Apple valued at $1 billion

Intel has announced that it has completed the sale of the majority of its smartphone modem business to Apple. This transaction, valued at $1 billion, was announced back in July, and Intel already said that approximately 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, along with intellectual property, equipment and leases. Continue reading “Intel completes sale of smartphone modem business to Apple valued at $1 billion”

Intel India opens new design and engineering centre in Hyderabad to explore next-gen computing and communication tech

Hyderabad is seeing yet another boost in its technology prowess as Intel India has decided to set up its new design and engineering centre in the city. The centre is part of Intel’s expansion plan that will further strengthen collaborations with governments, industry, academia.

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Intel unveils its first 7nm ‘Ponte Vecchio’ Xe GPU for HPC, AI Workloads and Sapphire Rapids CPUs

Tech giant Intel took on the stage at the Supercomputing event 2019 to unveil the new category of GPUs based on Xe architecture. Codenamed ‘Ponte Vecchio,’ it is high-performance, highly flexible discrete general-purpose GPU is architecture for HPC modeling and simulation workloads and AI training.
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Intel 10th Gen ‘Comet Lake’ U-series and Y-series processors for thin and light laptops and 2-in-1s announced

Intel has announced new eight new 10th Gen Intel Core mobile PC processors (code-named ‘Comet Lake’) in the U-series and Y-series for thin-and-light laptop and 2-in-1s for long battery life. These promise double digit performance gains compared with the previous generation and also includes Intel’s first 6-core processor in the U-series, faster CPU frequencies, faster memory interfaces and Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and broader scaling of Thunderbolt 3. Earlier this month Intel introduced the first products in 10th Gen Intel Core processor family, which were developed on the 10nm process technology. Continue reading “Intel 10th Gen ‘Comet Lake’ U-series and Y-series processors for thin and light laptops and 2-in-1s announced”

Lenovo, Intel partner to accelerate high-performance computing and AI

Intel and Lenovo have today announced a multiyear collaboration to extend high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) to help accelerate solutions for the world’s most challenging problems. The collaboration is said to create solutions for organizations of all sizes and will speed the convergence of HPC and AI.

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Intel 10th Gen 10nm ‘Ice Lake’ processor for laptops and 2-in-1s announced

Intel launched its 9th Gen Core desktop CPUs last year and earlier this year, the company launched 9th Gen Mobile H-Series processor. Today, the company is officially introducing the 10th Gen Intel Core processor, code-named Ice Lake.

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Apple to acquire majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business in a deal valued at $1 billion

After reports, Apple and Intel have confirmed that Apple will acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business in a transaction valued at $1 billion. Approximately 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, along with intellectual property, equipment and leases. Intel closed its 5G modem business in April this year after Apple and Qualcomm announced a settlement and prior to this, Intel became the sole third-party provider of modems of the iPhones launched in 2018. Continue reading “Apple to acquire majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business in a deal valued at $1 billion”