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”
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 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 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”
Intel has announced new 5G new radio (5G NR) multi-mode commercial modems along with Intel XMM 7660 modem. It has also announced that it has successfully completed a full end-to-end 5G call based on its early 5G silicon, the Intel 5G Modem and also said that the XMM 7560 modem that was unveiled at MWC earlier this year has achieved gigabit-class speeds. Continue reading “Intel introduces XMM 8000 5G modem series, XMM 7660 Gigabit LTE modem”
Lenovo in partnership with Intel has introduced first PCs with built-in FIDO authentication system for better and safer online authentication when logging into popular websites like PayPal, Google, Dropbox, and Facebook.
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Intel has unveiled the Nervana Neural Network processor which is formerly known as Lake Crest, at the Wall Street Journal D.Live 2017. It is the first generation high-performing ASIC custom-designed and optimized for deep learning workloads and neural network training.
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Intel has started delivering the Quantum computing 17-bit Qubit SuperConducting chipset to a European group with an approach that is vastly unique from the current PCs, Phones, and other devices. This move demonstrates the company’s progress and role in the pivotal future. Classic Computing uses the traditional way of encoding information represented in ones and zeros. While the Quantum computing chips work in Qubits and can also be ones and zeros at the same time. Continue reading “Intel develops 17-qubit Superconducting chip for quantum computing”
Last year, Intel unveiled an all-in-one virtual reality (VR) headset dubbed as Project Alloy at the 2016 Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. Now, the company is pulling the plug on Project Alloy that allowed third-party companies to build VR headsets based on Intel’s hardware. Continue reading “Intel kills Project Alloy standalone VR headset”
After announcing 8th Gen Intel Core processor family for 2 in 1s and ultrathin notebooks back in August, Intel today announced its 8th Generation (Coffee Lake) processors. This includes its first-ever 6-core Intel Core i5 desktop processor and first-ever 4-core Intel Core i3 desktop processor and new Core i7-8700K processor, which Intel says is its best gaming desktop processor ever capable of 4.7 GHz maximum single-core turbo frequency, the highest frequency ever from Intel thanks to Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0.
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Intel today introduced its 8th Gen Intel Core processor family that promises more than 40 percent performance boost compared to 7th Gen while multitasking and up to 2.3x faster while multitasking versus a 5-year-old system. It has introduced four new Kaby Lake i7 and i5 U-series CUPs – i7-8650U, i7-8550U, i5-8350U and i5-8250U that are built on the same 14nm+ processor from 15W to power 2 in 1s and ultrathin notebooks for consumer and small business.
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Intel has announced that it will start building a fleet of fully autonomous (level 4 SAE) vehicles for testing in the United States, Israel and Europe. The company is deploy the first self-driving car later this year, followed by a fleet of more than 100 automobiles. Continue reading “Intel to build fleet of over 100 self-driving cars and start testing them this year”
Earlier in March, Intel has agreed to buy automotive technology firm Mobileye. Now, the chipmaker has finally completed the $15.4 billion acquisition by acquiring approximately 84 percent of Mobileye’s outstanding ordinary shares. Continue reading “Intel officially completes $15.3 billion Mobileye acquisition”
Back in May at the Computex 2017 Intel introduced Core X-series processor family ranging from 4 to 18 cores that includes Core i9 Extreme Edition processor, the company’s first consumer desktop CPU with 18 cores and 36 threads of power. At that time it did not unveil the specifications and availability of top-end processors, including the high-end i9-7980XE, even though the we already know the it will cost $1999 (Rs. 1,27,320 approx.). Today the company has detailed the specifications and availability. Continue reading “Intel Core i9-7980XE 18-core processor specs detailed, available starting September 25”
Intel has accused Qualcomm of creating a monopoly for itself and not licensing “standard-essential” patents at a fair rate as required by law. The statement, filed with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) comes in response to Qualcomm’s suit against Apple alleging that the iPhone maker was infringing on six patents that aided iPhone battery life. Continue reading “Intel accuses Qualcomm’s anti-competitive actions for mobile chips”