Intel Sets New High Mark with “Broadwell” Design for Datacenter

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14nm fabrication process puts Intel another step ahead of rivals, which still can’t match Intel’s 22nm. continue…

Tech Leads Oregon Recovery

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The tech industry is leading Oregon out of the recession by adding jobs faster than the overall economy, and paying more than twice the state average, according to a new report from the state’s Employment Department. Tech salaries in the state average $94,000 a year and grew by 3.9 percent between 2011 and 2012. That compares with Oregon’s overall average salary of $44,300, which rose only 2.8 percent during the same period. Meanwhile, tech employment hit 60,100 in July, the… continue…

Intel Pitches Grand Datacenter Change From Modest Cable

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Intel MXC can deliver 1.6Tbit/sec of data, but its real impact could be in exploding preconceptions in systems design. continue…

Intel Media Opens Offices in New York, L.A.

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Intel’s media arm has opened offices in New York and Santa Monica as it pushes forward with its Internet television service, which is set to launch later this year. In an interview with Dice News, company Spokesman Jon Carvill said the offices are meant to “give us better proximity to our content partners.” The offices put Intel Media closer to the TV networks and production studios. However, Carvill declined to comment further on details about Intel Media, the offices or… continue…

HP Builds Nvidia Graphics into VDI-Supporting Blade

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GRID GPUs will support more than one app and more than one monitor per user. continue…

Intel Misses New Mexico Hiring Quota

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For the third time in five years, Intel has failed to meet a New Mexico requirement that 60 percent of the new hires at its Rio Rancho plant be state residents. New Mexico set the requirement in 2004 when it approved a $16 billion revenue bond for Intel. In 2012, only 19 of the 74 employees (44 percent) the company hired were state residents. It also missed the benchmark in 2009 and 2011. For missing the quota, Intel must pay… continue…

Intel to Let Servers Trade Data at 1.6Tbit/sec

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Intel’s silicon photonics and bendable fiber, and IEEE’s fastest protocol, will still require a big cable. continue…

What’s Influencing Processor Design

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The same efficient technology present in smartphones and tablets is also finding its way into the datacenter. continue…

Spray-On Nano-Material Could Outdo Intel’s Best

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“Giant surfactant” could make smaller, lighter, cheaper processors using chemistry rather than engineering. continue…

Intel’s Future-Datacenter Plan Features Surprises

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Spinning custom silicon for big datacenters may set Intel apart from competitors, even as it trails in the hottest markets. continue…