Tagged with: Intel

Intel (and Stephen Hawking) Unveil a Connected Wheelchair

Intel (and Stephen Hawking) Unveil a Connected Wheelchair

Believe it or not, tech companies other than Apple did things on Tuesday, too! (And not just taking out the trash while tech journalist eyes were focused on Cupertino.) During its unfortunately-timed developer forum, Intel made an array of announcements, including a connected wheelchair endorsed by none other than Stephen ...

Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe Reject $325 Million Anti-Hiring Settlement

Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe Reject $325 Million Anti-Hiring Settlement

Four technology companies including Apple and Google blasted a U.S. judge for rejecting a proposed $324.5 million settlement over hiring practices in Silicon Valley and asked an appeals court to intervene, according to a court filing. Plaintiff workers accused Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe in a 2011 lawsuit of conspiring ...

Michael J. Fox Foundation and Intel Are Using Big Data and Wearables to Fight Parkinson’s

Michael J. Fox Foundation and Intel Are Using Big Data and Wearables to Fight Parkinson’s

Wearable technology is routinely being batted around these days as the cure-all for everyday health tracking gaps, but Intel's latest venture is taking that potential to a whole new level. The Michael J. Fox Foundation has tapped the tech giant for a collaboration with the goal of improving the monitoring and treatment of ...

Samsung, Intel, Dell and More form the Open Interconnect Consortium

Samsung, Intel, Dell and More form the Open Interconnect Consortium

There’s yet another tech industry group focused on the internet of things in town. Samsung has partnered with Atmel, Broadcom, Dell, Intel and Intel-owned Wind River to launch the Open Interconnect Consortium, an organization aiming to create engineering standards to help electronic devices ‘talk’ to one another — ...

Intel Forced to Pay $1.4 Billion Fine for Anti-Competitive Practices Against AMD

Intel Forced to Pay $1.4 Billion Fine for Anti-Competitive Practices Against AMD

U.S. chipmaker Intel lost on Thursday its challenge against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.44 billion) European Union fine handed down five years ago, as Europe's second highest court said regulators did not act too harshly. The European Commission in its 2009 decision said Intel tried to thwart rival Advanced Micro Devices ...

Intel and WiTricity Team Up to Create Wireless Charging Solutions

Intel and WiTricity Team Up to Create Wireless Charging Solutions

Days after Intel announced plans to develop cable-free PCs, the chipmaker has partnered with wireless power company WiTricity to develop wireless charging solutions. As part of the licensing agreement, WiTricity will share its patented technology with Intel in an effort to enable more device-charging freedom, without the ...

Intel Brings 10 Gbps Thunderbolt Networking to Windows

Intel Brings 10 Gbps Thunderbolt Networking to Windows

If standard gigabit Ethernet isn't cutting it for you, Intel will soon give you another option: this week at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, the company announced a new feature called "Thunderbolt Networking" that will soon be available to all PCs with Thunderbolt 2 controllers. The ...

Intel Upgrades ‘Edison’ Computer, Making it Usable in More Devices

Intel Upgrades ‘Edison’ Computer, Making it Usable in More Devices

Intel is making improvements to its smallest computer, called Edison, which is targeted at wearable devices and was introduced in January. Intel's original Edison computer -- which is the size of an SD card -- had limited capabilities, which made it useful for a few wearable devices. The upgrade will make Edison usable in ...

Intel Acquires Fitness-Tracking Company Basis for $100+ Million

Intel Acquires Fitness-Tracking Company Basis for $100+ Million

Intel has won the Basis auction, we’re hearing, at a price of around $100 million, according to one source. A second source pegs the deal at closer to $150 million. Basis makes wristwatch health trackers, capturing 7 percent of the market versus competitor Jawbone’s 21 percent. As Intel was all about the wearables this ...

Intel’s Upcoming Voice Recognition Will Put Siri to Shame

Intel’s Upcoming Voice Recognition Will Put Siri to Shame

There’s a problem with today’s voice recognition systems: They’re just too slow. Anyone who has waited in frustration while Siri or Google’s Voice Search “thinks” about even the simplest commands knows what I’m talking about. The problem isn’t voice recognition software per se, which is more accurate than ...