Intel Participates In $ 900 Mn. Funding For Cloudera, Betting Big On The Cloud Tech?

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Cloud based Software Group Cloudera has raised US$ 900 Million in funding round, led by Intel Corporation.The company offers Big Data Services to large corporates and is looking to expand its services and client base. Considering the quantum of investment, it is quite clear that Intel strongly feels Cloud based services are sure to be the next big thing. The chip maker’s investment in the total...
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Intel Forays Into Wearable Tech With Basis Science Acquisition

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Intel has acquired wearable technology startup Basis Science for an undisclosed sum. Basis Science is known for its health-tracking device, the Basis band, which monitors the user’s heart rate and calorie-burning. It also tracks motions like running, walking, biking, or sleeping. The device has multiple sensors that can tell if you are in a light sleep, REM sleep, or deep sleep. The device syncs...
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Intel Unleashes 10 Inch Education Tablet For Schools

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Intel has joined the bandwagon of players like HCL, Micromax and latest addition Metis Learning and launched tablet for educational purposes. Dubbed as ‘Intel Education Tablet’, it boasts a 10 inch screen and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It is powered by 1.2 GHz dual-core Atom Z2520 processor and offers optional 3G support. The tablet was launched by Intel at the ongoing Bett 2014 education...
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Intel To Invest $120M In India R&D Centre

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Global chipmaker Intel kick-started the new year by introducing a smartwatch prototype and Edison, a small computer which is the size of an SD card. The global chip giant has announced that it will invest $120-million in its Banaglore R&D centre. The new facility is to become operational next year. Intel already has a campus in Bangalore comprising two buildings and the new building will cover...
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Intel Introduces Smartwatch Prototype With Other Wearable Gadgets

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It seems like the latest victim of the wearable technology bug is Intel. The chip giant has unveiled a smartwatch at the ongoing CES in Las Vegas. CEO Brian Krzanich unveiled prototype of the smartwatch that does not need to be tethered to a device as it has its own connectivity. This, distinguishes the smartwatch from its competitors like Pebble and Samsung Galaxy Gear.The Intel smartwatch also...
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Intel Announces Edison, A Computer The Size Of An SD Card

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Intel is making efforts to catch up with the new trend in wearable computing. At the ongoing CES 2014, the company announced Edison, a small computer which is the size of an SD card. It says that the Edison is  a ‘full pentium class PC’ and may see quite a bit of application in the wearable computing space.The device is powered by a dual-core Quark SOC and runs Linux as its operating system....
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Intel Developing Speech Enabled Applications

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Intel has been working on a new chip technology that could make Jarvis of Iron Man a reality. The chip is a voice enabled application that could take vocal commands and turn them into meaningful gestures like running a software, carrying out an operation or calculation. Improvement in productivity to warehouse applications such as data-entry, picking and processing and several other benefits are in...
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Google Experimenting With Nexus TV, ChromeCast Out?

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Google appears to be experimenting with Smart Televisions again and plans to introduce an Android Powered Set Top Box (STB).Cleverly christened Nexus TV, industry insiders are speculating the company is working hard to develop a full-fledged STB to re-enter the television market. But Google already has a solution in the form of ChromeCast. After tinkering with multiple iterations and hardware configurations,...
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Moore’s Law Might Not Be Applicable Anymore, Says Broadcom CTO

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Moore’s Law, which is named after Intel co-founder Gordon E. Moore, has been a rather popular observation about the computing industry, especially hardware and processing capability. The law suggests that the number of transistors and integrated circuits that can be packed into computer processing units doubles every 2 years, thus giving users significantly more computing power as the years go by....
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Intel Is Banking On New Variants Of Its Atom Processors For The Internet Of Things

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Intel is courting electronics manufacturers so that it can gain their interest in a new generation of Atom based low power chips which can power smart computing and Internet access in appliances used in various fields. There is a need for smarter low power chips in areas of home automation, medical equipment and basically everything that can be hooked up to the Internet. An example of these low power...
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