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Samsung Beats Intel to Become Top Semiconductor Player in 2017: Gartner

With 14.6 percent market share, Samsung Electronics has replaced chipmaker giant Intel to become the top player in the global semiconductor industry in 2017, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. This is the first time Intel has been toppled since 1992 as worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $419.7 billion (roughly Rs. 26.6 lakh crores) in 2017 — a 22.2 percent increase from 2016. “The largest memory ... Read More »

Intel Says Meltdown, Spectre Patches Can Cause Reboot Problems in Old Chips

HIGHLIGHTS Meltdown, Spectre flaws affect nearly every computer in the world Intel revealed the patches may cause some issues with older chips It said it was working with affected customers to fix the issues Intel on Thursday said that recently issued patches for flaws in its chips could cause computers using its older Broadwell and Haswell processors to reboot more often than normal and that ... Read More »

Dell XPS 13 With 8th Generation Intel Core Processors Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Dell XPS 13 price in India starts from Rs. 84,590 It is available to buy both online and offline The laptop was refreshed globally in August Dell on Monday launched the latest version of its popular XPS 13 laptop in India. Priced starting at Rs. 84,590, the Dell XPS 13 is now available for purchase via the Dell India website, Dell exclusive ... Read More »

Intel Unveils Movidius Myriad X VPU With Neural Compute Engine to Give Devices AI Capabilities

Intel on Monday introduced its new Movidius Myriad X vision processing unit (VPU), advancing Intel’s end-to-end portfolio of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to deliver more autonomous capabilities across a wide range of product categories, including drones, robotics, smart cameras and virtual reality. Intel says Myriad X is the world’s first system-on-chip (SoC) shipping with a dedicated Neural Compute Engine for accelerating deep learning ... Read More »

Acer Nitro 5 Spin Affordable Gaming Laptop Launched With Eighth-Gen Intel Processors

HIGHLIGHTS The laptop comes with a starting price of $999 (roughly Rs. 64,000) Acer Nitro 5 packs a 15.6-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display The Nitro 5 is claimed to provide 10 hours of battery life Acer on Sunday launched its ‘Nitro 5 Spin’ entry-level gaming laptop and it seems like the company doesn’t want casual gamers to feel left out. ... Read More »

Intel Rolls Out New Chips in Battle for Data Centre Business

Intel on Tuesday announced a new line of microprocessors for data centres, setting up a battle with Advanced Micro Devices and others for the lucrative business of supplying the chips that power cloud computing. The new Xeon Scalable Processor chips provide far greater support for next-generation computing applications such as artificial intelligence and driverless cars, said Naveen Rao, vice president of Intel’s artificial intelligence products ... Read More »

Microsoft Partners Intel for Project Evo; Outlines Hardware Plans to Complete With Amazon Echo, Google Home

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft partners with Intel to help device makers incorporate Home Hub Device makers can use Home Hub in a laptop or even a tablet Home Hub is not expected to debut until late next year Microsoft is reportedly working on a “Home Hub” feature for Windows 10 to allow users to perform various functions using voice commands. This feature ... Read More »

14 Intel India Maker Lab-Incubated Startups Showcase Products, Solutions

14 Intel India Maker Lab-Incubated Startups Showcase Products, Solutions Intel India on Wednesday hosted its first “Maker Lab Startup Conclave and Demo Showcase” at its campus here where 14 startups from the first batch of “Intel India Maker Lab” showcased their products and solutions. Set up a year ago, the ‘Intel India Maker Lab’ is helping startups accelerate their hardware ... Read More »

TPG Said to Be Among Possible Bidders for Intel Security Unit McAfee

TPG Said to Be Among Possible Bidders for Intel Security Unit McAfee HIGHLIGHTS Deal could value McAfee at as much as $3 billion Intel is also talking to other potential bidders Intel’s strategy to focus on its more profitable data-center business TPG is among potential bidders for Intel Corp.’s computer-security unit McAfee, people with knowledge of the matter said. The ... Read More »

Intel SoCs Get Built-in Speech Recognition; May Help Apple Bring Siri to OS X

Intel SoCs will soon have native support for speech recognition features. This capability comes as the chipmaker partners with Sensory, a Silicon Valley-based company focused on machine learning techniques. The announcement further intensifies the speculation about Apple bringing Siri to its OS Xdesktop operating system. Dubbed TrulyHandsfree, the always-on, always-listening voice triggering component and low-power sound detector will be a ... Read More »