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Intel rolls out new Spectre patches for Kaby Lake-, Coffee Lake- platforms

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Intel has rolled out updated Spectre patches for its Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake processors. The patches help address Spectre variant 2 attacks. The updates will be issued through OEM firmware pushes. Intel’s Navin Shenoy wrote, “[We] have now released production microcode

Intel is facing 32 lawsuits over Spectre and Meltdown security flaws

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Intel has revealed that it is facing around 32 class-action lawsuits over the Spectre and Meltdown security attacks on its processors. The development was revealed in an annual SEC filing by Intel. As per the SEC filing, Most of the lawsuits

Intel expands bug bounty program with more rewards

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Intel is changing its bug bounty program from an invitation-only program to public. The chip-maker has also introduced a new program focused on side channel vulnerabilities, in the wake of Meltdown and Spectre attacks. To incentivize the program, there are sweeter

Intel’s new Xeon D-2100 processor powers computing at the edge

MUMBAI, INDIA: Intel introduced its new Xeon D-2100 processor, a system-on-chip (SoC) processor architected to address the needs of edge applications and other data center or network applications constrained by space and power. The Intel Xeon D-2100 processor extends the

Intel’s former President launches new chip company, Ampere

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There’s a new chip maker- Ampere Computing on the block led by Intel’s former president Renée James who left the company in 2015 after nearly three decades of service. Ampere, based in Santa Clara, launched in early 2017 and has nearly 300 people.

Intel planning to launch smart glasses this year

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Intel is looking to sell a majority stake in an augmented reality company which it had bought in 2015, according to a report in Bloomberg. Also, the company is looking to launch smart glasses this year. Bloomberg states that the

Samsung goes past Intel to become world’s largest chipmaker

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Samsung Electronics surpassed Intel to become the largest chipmaker in the world. The South Korean tech firm has shown its 2017 chip sales of $69 billion, which is $6 billion more than what Intel reported – $63 billion. Samsung’s entire

Microsoft releases new Spectre patch to disable Intel’s fix

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Microsoft has released an emergency security update to fix Intel’s buggy patch after the company confirmed that their security patches caused computers to reboot more often than normal. Microsoft said it was rolling an out of band security update that

Intel’s RealSense Depth cameras D415 and D435 launched

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Intel has launched two new cameras that impart 3D like vision to any human. The D415 and D435 RealSense Depth Cameras belong to Intel’s RealSense D400 product family and have the ability to pair with D400 depth module, a turnkey optical

Intel’s Meltdown and Spectre patches causing older machines to reboot

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Intel has warned its users that its fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities may have inadvertently made PCs and servers less stable. According to an announcement by Intel, the issue may cause reboot issues in systems running older Broadwell and

Intel at CES’18: Everything you need to know

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At the CES 2018, Intel announced a slew of new, innovative technologies. In the autonomous space, Intel unveiled its first autonomous vehicle in its 100-car test fleet; disclosed that BMW, Nissan, and Volkswagen are moving their Mobileye-based mapping design wins to

Intel unveils 8th Gen Core CPUs with AMD’s RX Vega M graphics

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When Intel announced a partnership with rival AMD to build laptop chips that combined Intel’s Core line of processors with AMD’s Radeon graphics, it was unprecedented in the history of computing world. Now, the first fruits of that partnership are finally here.

All Mac and iOS devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre bugs

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Apple isn’t immune to Meltdown and Spectre bugs that took the technology world by surprise on Wednesday. In an official statement, the company said that “All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at

Google Cloud hires former Intel exec Diane Bryant as the COO

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Diane Bryant, Intel’s former executive has joined Google Cloud as the new chief operating officer. Google Cloud boss Diane Green made the announcement via a blog post. Bryant was Intel’s chief information officer before taking on the role leading the

Intel and Warner Bros. partner to develop immersive experiences for autonomous vehicles

USA: At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Intel announced a collaboration with Warner Bros. to develop in-cabin, immersive experiences in autonomous vehicle (AV) settings. “Called the AV Entertainment Experience, we are creating a first-of-its-kind proof-of-concept car to demonstrate what entertainment

Intel partners AMD to build microprocessor with integrated AMD Radeon graphics

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Arch-rivals AMD and Intel have teamed up to co-design an Intel Core microprocessor with a custom AMD Radeon graphics inside. The partnership is clearly aimed at another rival Nvidia. The new chip will be made for laptops that are designed to

Intel unveils new AI-focused Nervana chipsets in collaboration with Facebook

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Intel has unveiled a new set of AI focussed chipset called ‘Nervana Neural Network Processor’. The AI-based chipsets which are expected to ship by the end of 2017 are designed in collaboration with Facebook. The chipsets were earlier codenamed ‘Lake

Intel working with developers, students, and professors to boost AI adoption in India

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intel architecture is providing the compute power to some of the critical AI initiatives in India, so businesses can accelerate solutions, automate operations, gather better insights – and make smarter decisions on the cloud. As a part of

Intel unveils an AI chip modeled after the human brain

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Intel has announced a neuromorphic artificial intelligence (AI) test chip named ‘Loihi’ that’s modeled after the human brain and can learn from its surroundings or locally from within the machine it is part of. “As part of an effort within Intel Labs,

Intel and Waymo team up to build self driving cars

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Intel has announced a partnership with Alphabet’s self-driving unit, Waymo to build self-driving cars. In this collaboration, Waymo would be providing the computing power necessary for Level 4 and 5 autonomous vehicles that can drive in any condition. The announcement marked