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[6 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Intel Lets Facebook Users Focus Computer Power on Research

Technology.am (Aug. 6, 2009) — Intel launched new software app that allows Facebook users devote spare computer processing power to researching diseases or climate change.
Intel teamed with nonprofit group GridRepublic to create a “Progress Thru Processors” app based on Faceboook’s operating platform to save the world in fighting for disease or climate change.
The app enables Facebook users to allot idle computing power to work on a project for Rosetta@home for cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases; Climateprediction.net for understanding climate change, and Africa@home to seek cures for spreading …

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[17 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]

Technology.am (July 17, 2009) — Intel introduced four new processors, including a low-power version and a value chipset in Korea market, to usher in mainstream ultra-thin laptops.
Intel ultra-low voltage (ULV) processors enables new sleek consumer laptop designs less than an inch thick, weighing 2 to 5 pounds, and at mainstream price points.
These processors also consume less power to enable longer battery life, delivering the type of experience consumers expect from Intel-based laptops.
Consumers have choice when it comes to their wireless options by adding embedded WiMAX or …

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[24 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Intel, Nokia work on New Pocket Computer Project

Technology.am (June 24, 2009) — Intel Corp. and Nokia Corp. are planning together to build a technology for smart phones and other mobile Internet devices.
Both companies already collaborate on research projects, but Tuesday’s announcement signals their intention to build products together.
The companies said in a joint release that they will also collaborate extensively on research projects, including improving the operating software for mobile devices.
The companies said they would collaborate on improving so-called “open-source” software for mobile devices. Open-source software is code that’s distributed freely on …

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[1 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Giga-byte Shows Intel CULV Laptop, Netbooks with Windows 7 OS

Technology.am (June 1, 2009) — Giga-byte Technology plans to launch its first laptop with an Intel CULV (consumer ultra-low voltage) microprocessor.
Giga-byte’s new TouchNote T1028 netbook sports a 10.1-inch touchscreen. This netbook has Windows 7 software, which includes functions that support both the touchscreen capability and the tablet mode.
The T1028 will include Intel’s latest 1.66GHz N280 Atom microprocessor. Intel’s CULV microprocessor is small, thin and energy efficient and designed for thin portable laptops.
Giga-byte’s another M1305 laptop used Windows 7 as its operating system. The laptop is only 2 centimeters thick and …

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[13 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
EU Slaps a Record 1.06bn Euros Fine on Intel

Technology.am (May 13, 2009) — Intel has been fined a record 1.06bn euros ($1.45bn; £948m) by the European Commission for anti-competitive practices.
The EC found that between 2002 and 2007, Intel had paid manufacturers and a retailer to favour its chips over those of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Last year, Intel made 80.5% of all the microprocessors in PCs, while AMD made 12%.
“Intel takes exception to this decision. We believe the decision is wrong and ignores the reality of a highly competitive microprocessor market,” Intel chief executive Paul Otellini said.
Both Intel …

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[7 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Citrix’ Virtualized Client for Intel Desktop

Technology.am (May 7, 2009) — Citrix’ XenClient offers a window to a future where virtualization is just part of the way that client systems are designed and built.
XenClient is a strategic product initiative with partners like Intel, focused on local virtual desktops. They are working together to deliver on combined vision for the future of desktop computing.
This new virtualization solution will extend the benefits of hosted desktop virtualization to millions of mobile workers with the introduction of a new client-side bare metal hypervisor that runs directly on …

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[7 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
Intel Launches New Chip Logos, Rating System

Technology.am (Apr. 7, 2009) — Chipmaker Intel revamps its processor badging and rating system for consumers and businesses.
The new badges include a die (the chip minus the packaging) accent in the upper right hand corner, a prominent main brand (e.g., “Core”), and the modifier (e.g., “i7”). They’re also wider than they are tall.
Intel has also instituted a star system that rates chips from five stars (best performance in class) to one star (lowest performance).
“So when a consumer goes into a Best Buy store they can distinguish between Centrino, Core, Celeron, …

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[6 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
Intel’s New Atom Chip is Ready to Ship for Netbooks

Now Intel’s new atom processor has been ready to ship sooner than its expected time. It has been expected later this year.It is now shipping to Intel customers.
Intel’s newest Atom processor has slipped out of the starting gate sooner than expected.”Asus is already taking pre-orders for the 1000HE with the N280,” Intel spokesperson Bill Calder said Thursday.
Intel doesn’t expect the roll-out to be as big as the Atom N270–introduced back in June, but the N280 is expected to appear in a few systems, Calder said.
If we compare the N280 to …

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[26 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
Intel Chairman Craig Barrett Few Step Away to Retirement

In the current recession season Intel is now going to face new challenge to change the power of chairman. Yes this is true the current Intel Chairman Mr. Craig Barrett stepping down in May. Barrett who turns 70 in August, has been known for their incredible effort for establish the Intel the most recognizable CPU maker in the world since 1974. He is wisely decided to sit this recession out.
Our team wish him a relaxing retirement in some idyllic former-executive paradise, and also wish Jane Shaw, she is going to …