Intel says it’s the only one who can take on Nvidia’s AI hardware
During Supercomputing 2023 (SC23) in Denver, Colorado, Intel has made a number of announcements. In addition to sharing more details about its Aurora supercomputer, Intel stated that it is the only one to offer an AI chip competitive with Nvidia's offerings.
In collaboration with the US-based Ar... Read more
VMware makes its AI offerings as flexible as possible
Now that VMware Cloud has been firmly modernized since earlier this year, the company is currently focused on building out an expanded AI offering. At VMware Explore in Barcelona, it has released a raft of announcements in this area. Additional compute power, storage and a series of partnerships gi... Read more
Intel and Dell build fastest UK AI supercomputer
Intel, Dell Technologies and the University of Cambridge have built the fastest AI supercomputer in the United Kingdom. The new computing power is aimed at addressing "academic and industrial challenges."
Although the exact specs have not been disclosed, the parties involved are already framing ... Read more
Intel introduces ecosystem for AI PCs
Intel has begun to establish an AI PC ecosystem. With the Intel AI PC Acceleration Program, the company aims to harness the future potential of the AI PC.
The Intel AI PC Acceleration Program will be supported by the laptop-based Meteor Lake CPUs coming out in December. The program should enable... Read more
Intel launches 14th generation Core chips: the AI revolution has yet to surface
Intel has launched the 14th generation of Core desktop chips. It marks a return of the Raptor Lake architecture that made its debut with the 13th generation. The most notable chip is the i7 14700K, with four additional efficiency cores (e-cores).
While Meteor Lake laptop chips capture the imagin... Read more
Windows refresh should revive PC market in 2024
A "Windows refresh" is going to bring better PC sales in 2024, Intel CFO David Zinsner believes. At a conference in early September held by financial firm Citi, he suggested that many client PCs are old enough to be in need of replacement.
Zinsner explained Intel's current state of affairs durin... Read more
Intel spins off its FGPA business unit in preparation for IPO
Intel has decided to spin off its Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) by January 2024. The spin-off should eventually go public.
Intel recently announced that it would spin off its PSG business unit as of Jan. 1, 2024. From then on, the business unit will still fall under the chip giant's banner,... Read more
Laptops are getting more AI features: what is (and will be) possible?
Product announcements are almost always accompanied by the introduction of new AI features this year. Virtually every new laptop will be equipped with AI, although this can manifest itself in a vast number of ways. It looks like the demand for AI is causing widespread change when it comes to hardwa... Read more
Intel debuts ASML’s EUV technology for its laptop chips
Intel is deploying EUV technology to build processors at scale for the first time. In Leixlip, Ireland, it has begun the mass production of Meteor Lake laptop chips at its Fab 34 facility. The equipment needed for this is being supplied exclusively by the Dutch company ASML. As it launches the new ... Read more
Intel unveils Thunderbolt 5: three times more bandwidth than before
Intel has presented the new Thunderbolt 5 standard. It hopes to address the most demanding needs of creatives and gamers, among others. Connectivity to storage media, displays and graphics is greatly sped up, with Intel even suggesting that local AI acceleration could benefit.
Specifically, a Th... Read more