Intel Joins Samsung, Qualcomm in Alliance for Wireless Power (XBitLabs)
The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) on Wednesday said that that Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has joined the A4WP with a board of directors seat. Intel joins existing A4WP board member companies including Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM), Gill Industries, Integrated Device Technology (IDT), QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), Samsung Electronics and Samsung. “We welcome Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s contribution and collaboration to create and deliver new capabilities enabled by the next-generation wireless power transfer (WPT) technology based on the A4WP technical and interoperability specifications,” said Dr. Kamil A. Grajski, A4WP president and board chair.
Intel Invests In Kenyan Developers (Ventures-Africa)
Semiconductor giant, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has kickstarted an investment boost in Kenya’s ICT sector that will help developers in the East African economic hub benefit directly from Intel® Software and Services Group (SSG), a global division of the company. With Kenya as the first African beneficiary of this investment, the project will include the creation of programmes to help Kenyan software developers while providing them with design tools, resources and expert consulting. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Software and Services Group will further enable Kenyan developers to engage with more than 20,000 independent software vendors (ISV) worldwide through a collaborative online application and software development community dubbed Intel Developer Zone.
Intel Corp. (INTC) CEO Thinks Products are Not Fast Enough, Company Plans on Releasing DDR4, Intel Haswell-E Octa-Core Processor for 2014 (IBTimes)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is the world’s leading chip manufacturer. With the release of Haswell and other processors, the company has once proven they are the top players in the industry. Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich thinks otherwise. Intel’s products are still not fast enough, according to Krzanich. “He wants to see Intel move faster. That’s very clear,” Justin Rattner said. Rattner is Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s chief technology officer. “We’ve been legitimately accused of trying to get everything perfect before it comes to market.” Mr Rattner participated in the Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit in Half Moon Bay, California. He discussed how Intel is working on responding to the mobile market. The mobile industry is one of the most challenging and demanding markets today because of the rate of product release and updates. It is one of the fastest.
Intel to Launch Core i7 “Ivy Bridge-E” in Early (XBitLabs)
An excerpt from an Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s document reveals that the world’s largest chipmaker intends to unleash its long awaited update to the Core i7 Extreme family of chips in early September. The new code-named Ivy Bridge-E microprocessors will be launched on the first, or the second week of September, presumably ahead of the Intel Developer Forum which starts on September 10, 2013. While precise launch date of Intel Core i7-4900/4800-series “Ivy Bridge-E” microprocessors is unknown, the excerpt from the document published by Chinese version of VR-Zone web-site points to a launch window between the 4th and 11th September, 2013.
ARM sees strength in numbers against Intel, Nvidia (Reuters)
Chip designer ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH) said the size and depth of its partner network across hardware and software gave it an edge in mobile technology that top chipmaker Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) and new graphics rival NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) would struggle to match. Incoming chief executive Simon Segars said the British company’s power efficient technology was deeply embedded in smartphones and tablets because it was licensed so widely, saving chipmakers development costs and ensuring compatibility. ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH) licenses its technology to partners like QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM) and MediaTek, which use the blueprints to make their own chips.