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Intel Raises Bar on Executive Bonuses

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Faced with a weakening PC market and a mobile strategy that has yet to take off, Intel has raised the bar for bonuses and a compensation bumps. The chip giant has increased the number of senior executives and managers who are part of its stock-based compensation program seven-fold to 350 people, up from 50, according to Intel’s letter to shareholders released earlier this week. But starting this year, these stock-based awards will carry more risk on the downside. If the… continue…

Verizon Buys Intel TV

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Yes, Intel was working on cloud-television services. Verizon will now use those assets to strengthen its own video delivery. continue…

Intel Says New Cuts May Come From Attrition

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Intel is planning to cut approximately 5,380 workers from its payroll this year, representing a 5 percent workforce reduction. The move comes as the company faces fallout from slowing PC sales and efforts to gain traction with tablets and low-power chips that have yet to take off. “This is part of aligning our resources with the needs of the business,” says Chris Kraeuter, an Intel spokesman. He declined to elaborate which business units or locations will be affected. Intel typically… continue…

Intel Puts PC on SD Card; MakerBot Ships Home 3D Printer

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Intel aims its Edison PC-on-a-Chip at wearable-electronics and smart-accessory makers. continue…

Get Ready for “Smart Earbuds”

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Intel has released reference designs for a number of wearable electronics, including “smart earbuds” and a “smart headset.” continue…

Comparing C++ Compilers’ Parallel-Programming Performance

Intel and g++ compilers give you plenty of options for generating vectorized code. But how well does each platform actually perform? continue…

AllSeen Alliance Wants to Standardize Internet of Things

The new alliance of major companies proposes an open-source framework for uniting devices and services. continue…

Intel Chairman: We Goofed, But We’re Fixing Things

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In a bid to create product for smaller, cheaper devices, Intel will release a “Sofia” chip in the second half of 2014. continue…

Intel’s Big Plans for the Internet of Things

Intel’s Internet of Things Solutions Group will study how to best make devices and networks more interconnected and “aware.” continue…

Intel Creates Unit for ‘Internet of Things’

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The “Internet of Things” is about connecting workaday appliances like toasters, refrigerators, air conditioning units and thermostats to a network so they can share data, report problems and even undergo repairs without human intervention. And now Intel has jumped smack into such efforts. Doug Davis, a veteran of the company’s embedded groups, will head Intel’s new “Internet of Things Solutions Group,” reporting to CEO Brian Krzanich. Like PayPal’s payments-in-space initiative, it’s an effort to be out front of emerging technologies.… continue…