Tagged with: Intel

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 ...

Verizon is Buying Intel’s Cloud TV Products and Services

Verizon is Buying Intel’s Cloud TV Products and Services

Almost one year after Intel first confirmed it was building an Internet TV service featuring a camera-sporting set-top box, telecommunications giant Verizon has confirmed it has purchased the assets of Intel Media, the business division responsible for developing Cloud TV products and services. Verizon says that the deal ...

Intel to Showcase ‘Internet of Things’ and ‘Big Data’ at National Retail Federation

Intel to Showcase ‘Internet of Things’ and ‘Big Data’ at National Retail Federation

Intel on Monday and Tuesday will have a big presence at the annual NRF (National Retail Federation) show at the Javits Center, where it will showcase several highly-visual, interactive technologies, all of which bring to life the Internet of Things and Big Data as major trends driving the retail industry’s continuing ...

Intel’s ‘Edison’ is a Computer the Size of an SD Card

Intel’s ‘Edison’ is a Computer the Size of an SD Card

Intel built a processor for wearable computing, and now it has a tiny computer where that processor can live. At CES 2014, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced Edison, "a full Pentium-class PC" that's the size and shape of the SD card you might otherwise put in your camera. It's powered by a dual-core Quark SOC, runs Linux, ...