Tag Archive: Intel

The Intel founder Steve Jobs said he’d be happy to work for dies at 79

In some sad news, Andy Grove, a.k.a. one of the founders and former CEOs of Intel, passed away yesterday at the age of 79. The Budapest-born Grove was a mentor to many people in Silicon Valley, including Steve Jobs, who once noted that he was one of the only people Jobs would willingly work for. […]

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Intel has a small army working on iPhone 7 LTE modem

Intel wants to win part of Apple chip business, and according to a new report, it’s dedicating a small army of engineers towards creating a new LTE modem that could be destined for the iPhone 7 Over 1,000 employees have been assigned to the project to build a 7360 LTE modem chip for the iPhone […]

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Apple could choose Intel over Qualcomm for future iPhone modems

Qualcomm will be providing 100 percent of the modem chips for Apple’s iPhone 6s, but Apple may ditch it in favor of Intel for future handsets, claims a new report. Qualcomm is said to have teamed-up with TSMC to build the modem chips for the iPhone 6s, using TSMC’s 20nm process. For later iPhones, however, Apple is […]

Intel says ARM-based Macs would be much slower

Intel’s talking a lot of smack about ARM lately. Around a month ago, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said that he wasn’t worried about Apple ditching Intel for ARM chips. And today, Intel’s chief financial officer, Stacy Smith, is openly scoffing… Read more ›

Intel CEO says he’s not worried about Apple ditching them for ARM

Rumors that Apple might ditch Intel chips in the Mac for ARM-based chips of their own designing are nothing new. Back in 2012, we reported that Apple would soon be dropping Intel chips from all their Macs. And earlier this… Read more ›

Why the ‘world’s most top Apple analyst’ is wrong about Macs ditching Intel

The tech blogosphere has been buzzing this morning with news that Apple might be ditching Intel after ‘the world’s most accurate Apple analyst’ issued a report predicting iMacs and MacBooks will shun Intel processors for Apple’s own ARM-based solution within the next 1 – 2… Read more ›

IBM, Intel, and Cisco come out against net neutrality

Some of the biggest companies that power America’s Internet, including Apple’s new enterprise partner IBM, have come out in opposition of President Obama’s proposal to reclassify broadband as a “Title II” service. In an open letter written to the FCC,… Read more ›

Intel wants to replace all your passwords with Touch ID-style biometrics

Touch ID might have just made it to iPads, but Intel wants to go one step further: bringing enhanced biometric passwords to PCs, which it plans to do before the end of the year. “Your biometrics basically eliminate the need for you to… Read more ›

Intel wants to out-fashion Apple with its smart bracelet

Cupertino has its chic Apple Watch, Redmond has its Microsoft Band, and now Intel has unveiled its own female-friendly take on the wearable phenomenon with a $ 495 smart bracelet — which will allow users to receive and respond to text messages, emails and other… Read more ›

Burned by Apple, Intel tries to hide its unprofitable mobile chip division

Intel is losing against ARM when it comes to mobile. This is incontrovertible. In smartphones and tablets, Intel’s chips just haven’t been able to compete with the likes of Apple, Samsung, Qualcomm, and Nvidia…. despite the billions of dollars Intel… Read more ›