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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…

Intel Takes Earnings Hit, Thanks to Changing Markets

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Intel’s new CEO pledged to catch up in tablets, but didn’t really comment on the future. continue…

Intel Will Slow Hiring Through Year’s End

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Intel lowered its revenue forecast for the year Wednesday, but doesn’t expect to conduct widespread layoffs as a result. Instead it will slow down the pace of hiring, a spokesperson told Dice News. “We have no plans to change the overall size of the workforce, but do plan to slow down our hiring overall,” said the spokesperson, Chris Kraeuter. “We will focus primarily on making strategic hires and moving people around where we need, as we make adjustments in our… continue…

Intel to Launch Super-Virtualized, Fabric-Based Datacenter

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An upcoming strategy announcement will likely confirm details of a plan Intel execs have been outlining since April. continue…

Breaking Supercomputers’ Exaflop Barrier

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What does a supercomputer need to break the exaflop barrier? Try decent software, good app frameworks and a whole lot of electricity. continue…

Intel Slide-Leaks Suggest Haswell Future

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Intel could release a wide array of Haswell chips in two waves. continue…

Intel, HP Pitch Speedy SSDs for Datacenters

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SSDs have snowballed in the consumer market, but are just getting started in datacenters. continue…

Intel Betting Big on Merrifield for Mobile Devices

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Intel is struggling to catch up in the market for smartphones and tablets. continue…

Can Intel’s Haswell Chips Move the Company Toward Mobile?

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Five years of development has delivered processors with lower power requirements. But is that enough for Intel to make further inroads into mobile? continue…

Will 2013 Be AMD’s Time to Shine?

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With CPU sales down 30 percent, it would be easy to dismiss 2013 as yet another annus horribilus for AMD. But the next few years present some interesting opportunities for the chipmaker’s floundering CPU division. In simplest terms poor sales might be bad news, but in AMD’s case the situation is far more complicated. Computer sales have been down across the board for a number of reasons: The economic climate obviously has had an impact, developments with ARM processors have… continue…