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Topic: Intel

Intel chips could have powered first iPhone, CEO Otellini says

05/16/2013, 05:05 pm

As Paul Otellini relinquishes the reins of chipmaker Intel, the outgoing chief executive reveals in an in-depth profile that he ultimately passed on a contract to build the silicon which powered Apple's original iPhone, a regretful decision given the handset's wild success.

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Inside Iris: What Intel's new integrated graphics mean for Apple's future Macs

05/02/2013, 03:05 pm

Intel's next generation of CPUs will include powerful integrated graphics processors branded as "Iris" a change that could help lead to even thinner and more powerful MacBook Pros with longer battery life.

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Judge denies class action certification in poaching lawsuit involving Apple, Google

04/05/2013, 10:04 am

Former employees of Apple, Google, and a number of other tech companies cannot yet claim class action status in their suit accusing the companies of illegal conspiracy not to poach each other's employees.

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Intel, Nvidia show off next-gen silicon potentially bound for Apple's future Macs

03/20/2013, 07:03 am

Computing industry observers got a glimpse of the future from two processor makers on Tuesday, as Nvidia revealed its GPU product roadmap and Intel showed off benchmarks of the forthcoming "Haswell" microarchitecture.

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Rumor: Intel could land 10% of Apple's 'A7' chip orders

03/12/2013, 08:03 am

As Intel gets into the chip contracting business, the company could obtain as much as 10 percent of Apple's next-generation mobile chip orders, insiders believe.

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Rumor: Apple and Intel again mulling partnership to build A-series chips

03/07/2013, 05:03 am

A report on Thursday claims inside knowledge of reported negotiations between Apple and Intel, saying the chip maker may be looking to build ARM-based SoCs based for the Cupertino company's iOS device lineup.

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Updated Retina MaBook Pros seeing 3-5% performance bumps

02/22/2013, 01:02 pm

Following Apple's recent announcement of minor spec bumps in its Retina MacBook Pro line, Primate Labs has run the new devices through benchmark tests, finding slight jumps in performance for the new models.

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Intel confirms: Online TV service in the works, set for 2013 launch

02/12/2013, 03:02 pm

Chipmaking powerhouse Intel revealed on Tuesday its plans to roll out an online television service later this year, a move that could bring it into direct competition with Apple, which is also expected to launch a television product in the near future.

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Thunderbolt still a 'niche' due to Intel licensing requirements

01/15/2013, 01:01 pm

A number of factors have played a part in the small selection of available Thunderbolt accessories, but the most significant may be Intel's lengthy licensing and certification process.

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Intel shows off 4th-gen Core processors bound for Apple's MacBook lineup

01/07/2013, 09:01 pm

Intel on Monday demoed a number of upcoming processors set to hit market later this year, including low power versions of the company's "Haswell" fourth-generation Core series CPUs slated to roll out in Apple's inevitable 2013 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air refreshes.

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Intel expected to unveil cable service, set-top box at CES

12/31/2012, 11:12 am

Chipmaker Intel is reportedly planning to unveil a new set-top box and accompanying cable service at the Consumer Electronics Show in early January.

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ITC judge clears Apple, Intel, HP of patent infringement allegations

12/14/2012, 10:12 pm

A U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Friday ruled in favor of defendants Apple, Intel and HP in a case pertaining to processor patent technology asserted by X2Y Attenuators LLC, a small technology firm.

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Leaked document reveals Intel 'Haswell' chips potentially bound for 2013 iMacs

12/13/2012, 10:12 am

Details on 14 new desktop processors set to launch in 2013 based on Intel's "Haswell" architecture have leaked, offering a glimpse at chips that could potentially make their way into the next-generation iMac.

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Apple addresses 2012 Mac mini HDMI flicker issues with software update

12/10/2012, 03:12 pm

Apple on Monday released a software update for owners of its recently updated Mac mini desktop, addressing an issue that would cause a connected screen to flicker.

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Apple's new 27" iMac boasts up to 54% performance improvement over predecessor

11/30/2012, 12:11 pm

Benchmarks for Apple's redesigned 27- and 21.5-inch iMac models are now available, showing significant performance increases over the previous-generation models.

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Complex chip shift from Samsung expected to take Apple 12-18 months

11/30/2012, 08:11 am

For Apple to move production of its iPhone and iPhone and iPad chips away from Samsung would be a long, difficult process with only three realistic alternative companies.

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Microsoft Surface Pro to start at $899 for 64GB model

11/29/2012, 04:11 pm

Microsoft on Thursday announced the pricing for its forthcoming Surface Pro tablet, starting at $899 for the entry-level 64-gigabyte version with an Intel processor and the full Windows 8 operating system.

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Intel CEO Paul Otellini to retire in May

11/19/2012, 09:11 am

Intel said Monday that president and CEO, Paul Otellini, has elected to retire as an officer and director of the company effective next May.

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ARM-based Macs seen as 'inevitable,' but Apple unlikely to switch anytime soon

11/06/2012, 08:11 am

It's "inevitable" that Apple will merge its Mac and iOS devices at some point, but such a change is not expected to happen for years, in the eyes of one industry watcher.

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Apple mulling transition away from Intel chips for Macs

11/05/2012, 04:11 pm

Rumors have once again surfaced that Apple may be looking to move away from Intel processors to power its Mac lineup, replacing the silicon with proprietary ARM processor designs like those found in the iPad and iPhone.

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