Intel announces hardware fixes for Spectre and Meltdown on upcoming chips

When the Spectre and Meltdown bugs hit, it became clear that they wouldn't be fixed with a few quick patches — the problem runs deeper than that. Fortunately, Intel has had plenty of time to work on

The red-hot AI hardware space gets even hotter with $56M for a startup called SambaNova Systems

Another massive financing round for an AI chip company is coming in today, this time for SambaNova Systems — a startup founded by a pair of Stanford professors and a longtime chip company executive

A brief history of the epic battle over the fate of Qualcomm

The massive fight over the fate of Qualcomm, which chipmaker Broadcom seeks to acquire in the largest deal in technology effort, took another dramatic turn this afternoon when the Trump administration

Here and Naver Labs ink robotics deal to map indoor spaces

Your trip through the airport or train station may soon become a little more crowded — not with people, but with robots, busily scanning and plotting the space so that one day, even more of thei

Intel lays out its 5G plans ahead of Mobile World Congress

The big story at last year’s Mobile World Congress was 5G. This time out, however, we can expect a lot around 5G. And as for next year’s show? Well, then we’ll finally start talking about some 5

Intel ships update for newest Spectre-affected chips

Intel has announced that the fix is out for its latest chips affected by Spectre, the memory-leakage flaw affecting practically all computing hardware. The patch is for the Skylake generation (late 20

Intel’s latest chip is designed for computing at the edge

As we develop increasingly sophisticated technologies like self-driving cars and industrial internet of things sensors, it’s going to require that we move computing to the edge. Essentially this

Intel wants smart glasses to be a thing

Over the years, we’ve seen folks try and fail at the smart glasses game. Google Glasses never had a chance, and even the Snap Spectacles heyday has come to an end. But that’s not stopping

Samsung topples Intel to become the world’s largest chipmaker

Samsung has ended Intel’s 25-year run as the world’s biggest seller of chipsets after it posted its 2017 end of year financials. The Korean tech giant’s chipset division — whic

Intel reportedly notified Chinese companies of chip security flaw before the U.S. government

Intel is not having that great of year thus far in the face of a slew of information about security flaws in it hardware coming out — and you can add another new report from The Wall Street Journal

Intel does its best to tamp down impact of Spectre and Meltdown in earnings call

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich was delighted to report that Intel had a record year in the company’s quarterly earnings call with analysts yesterday. Of course, he also had to acknowledge the Spectre

Linus Torvalds declares Intel fix for Meltdown/Spectre ‘COMPLETE AND UTTER GARBAGE’

The always outspoken Linus Torvalds, best known for his continuing work on the innermost code of Linux systems, has harsh words to say and accusations to level against Intel. His evaluation of Intel's

Intel is having reboot issues with its Spectre-Meltdown patches

It hasn’t been a fun time to be Intel. Last week the company revealed two chip vulnerabilities that have come to be known as Spectre and Meltdown and have been rocking the entire chip industry ever

Intel tried desperately to change the subject from Spectre and Meltdown at CES

Intel had a bad week last week. It was so bad that the chip maker has to be thrilled to have CES, the massive consumer technology show going on this week in Las Vegas, as a way to change the subject a

Intel details performance hit for Meltdown fix on affected processors

Now that the Meltdown and Spectre cats are out of the bag and patches are being issued left and right, the main question people have is: will this affect my everyday work? Intel's latest performance m

Watch Intel’s drones play the piano and dance in the air

Forget drone delivery. Intel made drones play the piano. Using a system very similar to the one used by Lady Gaga in the Super Bowl, drones took center stage at Intel’s CES keynote and played a

Intel shows off its new Loihi AI chip and a new 49-qubit quantum chip

As Intel continues to weather some of the worst news in its history over security issues related to its chips, the company today also announced some developments related to what it hopes will be the n

Intel and Mobileye partner with China’s SAIC on self-driving

Intel is making strides with its China business in the automotive and autonomous driving industry, with new partnerships announced today at CES 2018 with Chinese automaker SAIC, and also with the lead

Intel launches motion capture studio in LA to bring cinematic VR to Hollywood studios

About 270 miles southwest from Las Vegas, where Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich is at CES unveiling his company’s latest developments, the lights are off in a massive studio space where man

Intel’s drone lightshow now works indoors

Remember Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show with the drones that made the light show? A scaled-down version of that system now works indoors, Intel says, making it perfect for conferences, Veg
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