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Intel Buys Altera for $16.7B as Chip Industry Consolidation Heats Up

June 2, 2015 10:16 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Intel intends for the acquisition to help facilitate its migration into data center and Internet of Things (IoT) markets.                 

Network Software and Hardware have a Complicated, Evolving Relationship

April 6, 2015 3:58 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Articles | Comments

Mobile network definitions are changing and it’s causing a tidal shift in the relationship...

Intel Lowers 1Q on Drop in PC Demand

March 12, 2015 10:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Intel Corp. said that it believes the changes to demand and inventory patterns are caused by...

FirstNews Briefs: ZTE, NI, Intel, Pexip, Vodafone

March 6, 2015 9:03 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

ZTE Corporation has signed a deal to build Algeria Telecom’s LTE Phase II project...

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Intel Mobile Business Lost $4.21 Billion in 2014

January 16, 2015 11:21 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

“There is more to do in 2015. We'll improve our profitability in mobile, and keep Intel focused on the next wave of computing."                                                           

Intel Playing Catch Up in Mobile Chip Market

November 21, 2014 9:18 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Chip-making giant Intel Corp. is still struggling to catch up in mobile computing but says its personal computer business is performing better than expected...                

FirstNews Briefs: Asus, AT&T, Intel, China Mobile, KPN, MediaTek, Aeris

October 15, 2014 11:05 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

ASUS, AT&T and Intel Corporation today announced the availability of the ASUS PadFone X mini, a 4.5-inch 4G LTE smartphone powered by the Intel Atom processor and Intel XMM 7160 LTE modem. The PadFone X mini transforms into a 7-inch 4G LTE tablet-like experience when docked into its companion docking station. It will be available in AT&T retail stores on Oct. 24 and in national retailers by November.


Intel Ponies Up $1.5B for Mobile Venture in China

September 26, 2014 9:13 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

This is Intel's second corporate team-up targeting mobile chips in the past year. In May, Intel announced it would cooperate with another Chinese chipmaker, Rockchip, to use Intel chips in low-cost tablet computers running the Android operating system.

AT&T, Intel Team Up on High-Fashion Wearable MICA

September 8, 2014 12:17 pm | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

The MICA comes in white and black snakeskin with pearls, tiger’s eye, and lapis. Besides the fashion, MICA sports a 1.6-inch sapphire touch-screen display that will receive SMS and notifications. It will come with a cellular connection meaning no smartphone needed.

FirstNews Briefs: Sharp, Sprint, AT&T, SmartPlay, Intel, Samsung

August 19, 2014 10:26 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

SmartPlay Inc., a design services company with working in digital, analog, wireless software and system design, announced that it is ready to offer design services to customers of Intel Custom Foundry that require IP in critical embedded applications. SmartPlay will provide support in SoC implementations and will offer turnkey services ranging from RTL/Netlist to GDSII.

Dell, Intel and Samsung Join Hands on IoT Standard

July 8, 2014 10:04 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

According to a statement, the new Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) will seek to define connectivity requirements to ensure the interoperability of billions of devices projected to come online by 2020- from PCs, smartphones and tablets to home and industrial appliances and new wearable form factors.

Verizon Buying Intel Online Media Service

January 21, 2014 9:51 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Verizon has agreed to acquire from Intel the assets of Intel Media, the company’s online TV service. Intel hopes this transaction will advance online TV availability by integrating with Verizon’s FiOS fiber service and extending over the top to mobile devices. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed.


Intel 4Q Signals Trouble in Shift to Mobile Chips

January 17, 2014 10:04 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Intel's fourth-quarter net income rose 6 percent, as the company offset flat demand for its personal computer chips with higher sales of other products. The world's largest chipmaker earned $2.63 billion, or 51 cents per share, up from $2.47 billion, or 48 cents per share, in the same quarter of 2012. 

Intel Stock Rises on Prediction of 2014 Sales Gain

August 20, 2013 9:58 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Intel Corp.'s stock rallied Monday after two analysts predicted the computer chip maker will snap out of its recent sales slump next year as more businesses buy desktop and laptop machines powered by Intel's processors. Piper Jaffray analysts Auguste Gus Richard and Jennifer Baxter upgraded Intel's stock...

Intel Keynote: Embracing Mobile, Ultrabooks &

January 11, 2012 7:08 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Intel had more than an hour to make the case for all that is Intel during a late-day keynote Tuesday at 2012 International CES...

Intel, MasterCard Bring Contactless Payments to Ultrabooks

November 14, 2011 7:14 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Intel and MasterCard today announced a partnership to bring contactless payments to ultrabooks for online payments.

Intel, Google Partner for Atom-Based Android Phones

September 14, 2011 7:55 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Intel and Google announced a partnership that aims to enable and optimize future versions of Android for Intel's family of Atom processors.


Intel Creates $300M Ultrabook Fund

August 11, 2011 8:10 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Intel Capital today announced a $300 million Ultrabook Fund to drive the category designed to marry the capabilities of laptops with tablet-like features.

Intel Taps into New Computing at Taiwan Show

May 31, 2011 8:13 am | by Annie Huang, Associated Press | News | Comments

Intel Corp. is touting a hybrid laptop 0.8 inches (20 mm) thick with sleek tablet computing features and ultra-sharp visual images that it hopes will create a market bridging traditional PCs and new devices.

Intel Steps It Up A Notch

April 12, 2011 8:22 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Move faster than Moore's Law? Yep, that's what Intel says it plans to do, accelerating its Atom product line and bringing new products to market...

Intel Reports Record Earnings for 2010

January 14, 2011 7:23 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Intel posted record sales and profits late yesterday despite indications that the rising popularity of tablets may be cutting into demand for computers using Intel's chips...

Intel Invests $27M in Wireless Startups

November 17, 2010 7:05 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Intel's investment arm has pumped $27 million into three wireless technology startups: Layar, YuMe and Ortiva Wireless.

Intel to Buy Infineon's Wireless Chip Business

August 30, 2010 7:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Intel says it is buying Infineon's wireless chip business for $1.4 billion in a deal that will strengthen the chip-maker's presence...

Intel Lowers Outlook

August 27, 2010 8:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Intel today warned investors that third-quarter revenue will be below the company's previous outlook.

Intel to Buy McAfee in $7.68 Billion Deal

August 19, 2010 8:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chip maker Intel said Thursday it is buying computer-security software maker McAfee for $7.68 billion, or $48 per share.

Qualcomm, Intel Launch Dual-Core Chipsets

June 1, 2010 8:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Qualcomm and Intel have launched high-powered, dual-core chipsets for smartphones, netbooks and smartbooks.

Clearwire Reports Strong Q1

May 5, 2010 2:57 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Clearwire added more net adds in the first quarter than all of last year.  

Motorola, Samsung, Intel Back WiMAX 2 Effort

April 13, 2010 8:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Several industry heavyweights are getting behind an effort to roll out the next generation of WiMAX technology.

Nokia, Intel Target Embedded Devices with OS Merger

February 16, 2010 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia has decided to merge its powerful Maemo platform with Intel's Moblin operating system to form a new Linux-based platform.

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