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Topic: Intel

Intel's next-gen Thunderbolt rumored to hit 40Gbps transfer speeds with new connector

04/21/2014, 06:04 pm

In a purported presentation slide leaked to the Web on Monday, Intel outlines its next-generation Thunderbolt specification -- "Alpine Ridge" -- that will boast double the throughput of current Thunderbolt 2 interface, while bringing massive gains in power efficiency.

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SV150: Apple, Inc. earns more than HP, Google, Intel & Cisco combined

04/13/2014, 03:04 pm

A listing of Silicon Valley's top companies points out that Apple now brings in more revenue ($174 billion) than second place Hewlett Packard and third place Google combined, and earns more money ($37 billion) than the rest of the top five together.

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Apple opts out of latest patent acquisition fund from Intellectual Ventures

04/11/2014, 08:04 am

Prominent patent buyer Intellectual Ventures won't be able to count Apple among the participants in its latest IP purchase, as the iPhone maker has apparently opted out of its latest investment.

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Apple, Google & others could pay 'blindingly high' $9B in anti-poaching class-action suit

04/08/2014, 09:04 am

A class-action lawsuit from tech sector employees against employers including Apple and Google seeks some $9 billion in lost wages --an astronomical sum that the complainants could ultimately receive, some believe, thanks to a mountain of evidence appearing to implicate Silicon Valley employers in an alleged no-hire cartel.

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Intel unveils 10-gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt Networking coming to Macs, PCs

04/07/2014, 01:04 pm

Intel on Monday took the covers off of Thunderbolt Networking, an addition to the Thunderbolt 2 interconnect standard that will allow users to transfer data between two Macs and PCs at up to 10 gigabits per second over an emulated Ethernet connection.

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Silicon Valley anti-poaching suit to proceed as judge denies requests from Apple, others

03/28/2014, 09:03 pm

A federal judge on Friday issued an order denying requests from Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe to escape going to trial over claims that the four tech heavyweights artificially suppressed employee wages through anti-poaching agreements.

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Intel CEO says relationship with Apple remains positive, companies are growing 'closer'

02/19/2014, 03:02 pm

Intel Chief Executive Brian Krzanich, who has served as head of the chipmaker for less than one year, was asked on Wednesday about his company's relationship with Apple, and responded that the two parties continue to "grow closer" as time progresses.

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Teardown of Apple's new Mac Pro reveals socketed, removable Intel CPU

12/27/2013, 02:12 pm

Hardware enthusiasts will likely be pleased to know that the processor powering Apple's new Mac Pro desktop appears removable, meaning that future upgrades of the CPU could be possible.

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Review: Apple's late-2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

11/02/2013, 05:11 pm

Apple's new late 2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has a slightly thinner profile and reduced heft from last year's model, along with a smaller price tag. But it's what's on the inside that really makes this notebook a stunner.

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Intel targets next-generation mobile data with first LTE-enabled multi-mode wireless modem

10/31/2013, 05:10 pm

With the launch of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, Intel has become just the second company in the world to ship a wireless radio platform capable of communicating on 2G, 3G, and LTE networks in a single package.

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Intel to start manufacturing third-party ARM chips in 2014

10/30/2013, 02:10 am

In a somewhat shocking turn of events, Intel, creators of the 8086 CPU and resulting x86 microchip architecture, will begin fabricating ARM processors for another company starting next year.

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Apple bests Samsung, Intel in mobile processor revenues

10/11/2013, 02:10 pm

Thanks to the massive popularity of the iPhone and iPad, Apple has become one of the five largest makers of processors for mobile devices by revenue in the world, according to new data.

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Nike, Oakley hires may mean Intel intends to take on Galaxy Gear, possible iWatch in wearable tech

09/09/2013, 08:09 am

Samsung and Sony have already thrown their hats into the wearable tech ring, and Apple is expected to do so in the next year, but now word emerges that silicon giant Intel is also plotting a move into wearable devices and has made a couple of recent hires that indicate it is considering the wrist as prime real estate.

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Haswell-based MacBook Pros expected to ship in September - report

08/22/2013, 03:08 pm

The highly-anticipated MacBook Pro refresh is said to already be in production, setting the stage for a possible unveiling alongside new iPhones at Apple's rumored Sept. 10 event.

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Microsoft, Intel, Oracle & AT&T come to Apple's defense in looming iPhone 4 ban

07/29/2013, 08:07 am

High stakes in an impending iPhone 4 ban by the International Trade Commission have created some unlikely bedfellows, with a trade group representing Microsoft coming to the defense of rival Apple.

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Haswell-powered iMacs could hit in late Aug., followed by new MacBook Pros in mid-Sept.

07/23/2013, 10:07 am

Intel's latest-generation Haswell chips are expected to come to Apple's iMac desktop as soon as next month, though Retina display MacBook Pros will have to wait a little longer for an update.

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Apple's Haswell-powered 15" MacBook Pro revealed in benchmark test

07/09/2013, 10:07 am

A system appearing to be Apple's next-generation 15-inch MacBook Pro, featuring a quad-core Haswell processor clocked at 2.4 gigahertz, has appeared in an online benchmark test.

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Benchmarks may reveal Haswell-powered gains in Apple's next 13" MacBook Pro

06/20/2013, 10:06 am

Performance tests for an unreleased MacBook Pro model have appeared online, potentially offering a hint at Apple's next generation of professional notebooks powered by Intel's new Haswell processors.

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Teardown of Apple's new 11" MacBook Air finds smaller SSD module, tweaked battery

06/14/2013, 10:06 am

The 11-inch version of Apple's new MacBook Air has gotten its requisite disassembly, with the process revealing some of the craft that went into getting it its longer battery life, including a tweaked design to accommodate a slightly larger battery.

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Benchmarks of Apple's new MacBook Airs reveal superfast PCIe memory, Haswell power savings

06/11/2013, 11:06 am

The most significant raw performance boost in Apple's updated MacBook Air lineup comes from new PCI Express flash memory, while Intel's latest Haswell processors are more focused on extending battery life than pushing horsepower.

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