Intel

  • Intel Dips After Its Weak Q1 Guidance Overshadows Strong Q4 Results

    Intel Dips After Its Weak Q1 Guidance Overshadows Strong Q4 Results

    Intel reported its fourth-quarter financial performance today, including revenue of $14.72 billion and profit per share of $0.74. Both figures beat expectations: The street had expected $14.70 billion in revenue and $0.66 in profit. But neither the company’s narrow profit beat, nor its wider profit beat, have sent its shares higher in after-hours trading. Rather, at issue is its… Read More

  • AWS Launches New C4 Instances For Compute-Intensive Applications On EC2

    AWS Launches New C4 Instances For Compute-Intensive Applications On EC2

    Late last year, at its re:Invent developer conference, Amazon announced that it would soon launch its fastest EC2 instances yet. Starting today, developers on AWS can spin up these new C4 instances to power their highly compute-intensive applications in Amazon’s cloud. As Amazon notes, these new instances are designed for applications where CPU performance is critical. These include… Read More

  • Look! A PC On A Stick!

    Look! A PC On A Stick!

    You can get pretty much anything on a stick. You can actually, and I kid you not, get fried butter on a stick. And soon, thanks to Intel, you can even get a full, Windows 8.1 PC on a stick. The Windows 8.1-based Compute Stick contains a quad-core Atom processor, 32 gigabytes of storage, 2 gigabytes of RAM, and wi-fi and Bluetooth support. It will retail for $149, early this year. A… Read More

  • Intel Promises $300M To Boost The Representation Of Women And Minorities In Tech

    Intel Promises $300M To Boost The Representation Of Women And Minorities In Tech

    In an afternoon keynote at CES 2015, Intel‘s CEO Brian Krzanich bounced on stage to pass out some slightly platitudinous statements about the future of technology, and to bring the audience dancers, a cello, and what appeared to be a boy band, all fused to trippy lights. It was fun.   The most important part of the keynote came at the end, however, when Intel pledged to spend… Read More

  • Intel Dives Deeper Into Wearables With Its Quark SE Chip And Curie Development Module

    Intel Dives Deeper Into Wearables With Its Quark SE Chip And Curie Development Module

    Intel, as always, is hoping to attract more consumer electronic manufacturers to use its chips in their devices. This time around, the company is targeting makers building wearable devices with a new chip and development platform. Intel largely missed the boat on wireless and tablet chips, but is trying to get ahead of the curve in new computing platforms that are emerging. Last year at CES… Read More

  • Next Version Of Google Glass Said To Be Powered By Intel

    Next Version Of Google Glass Said To Be Powered By Intel

    Google hasn’t thrown in the towel on Google Glass if this Wall Street Journal report is to be believed. Reportedly, Google is hard at work at the next version of Glass and has ditched Texas Instruments in favor of Intel. The first consumer version of Google Glass left a lot to be desired. From a short battery life to a still-bulky casing, whatever mobile chipset Google taps for the job… Read More

  • Intel Buys PasswordBox To Add ID Management To Its Security Business

    Intel Buys PasswordBox To Add ID Management To Its Security Business

    Intel has made another acquisition to beef up its security division as it pushes to build more services and hardware beyond its core chip business. It has acquired PasswordBox, makers of digital identity management software. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. More specifically, “Terms of the transaction were not disclosed and are not material to Intel’s… Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Nokia N1, Intel MICA, And The New Parrot Drone

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Nokia N1, Intel MICA, And The New Parrot Drone

    News is picking up in time for the holiday season, with Nokia announcing the Android-powered N1 tablet. Meanwhile, Intel got into the fashion game with the new MICA data-connected bracelet, complete with a Sapphire OLED touchscreen. Plus, Parrot just released its latest drone, and Matt can’t get enough of it. Read More

  • Intel MICA Smart Bracelet | First Look

    Intel’s MICA Smart Bracelet Will Be In Stores Before Christmas For $495

    Intel today debuted the Intel MICA bracelet (short for “My Intelligent Communications Accessory), which was developed in collaboration with Opening Ceremony, the CFDA and sold exclusively at Barneys. The company also announced that it will go on sale in time for Christmas, and will retail for $495. That price includes at AT&T Sim card, complete with data and SMS messages, for two years. Read More

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