According to Intel, we can say goodbye to 16- and 32-bit
Intel is proposing a new architecture standard: X86-S. This would simplify the booting of processors a lot.
Changes like this are rare. Processors can usually handle multiple modes to ensure as much compatibility as possible. For this reason, the existing x86-64 architecture goes through several... Read more
Intel launches Agilex 7 with R-tile, the first FPGA with PCIe 5.0
Intel's Programmable Solutions Group has announced the Agilex 7 with R-Tile. What makes this FPGA special is that it features PCIe 5.0 support and the relatively young CXL technology. With this new product, data centers can integrate their FPGAs seamlessly with server processors.
Intel notes tha... Read more
‘Mysterious Intel update is not for security’
A mysterious "microcode patch" for Intel processors released late last week does not concern a security update. Unknown is what the update does, writes The Register based on information it received from the chip manufacturer.
Last Friday, Intel released a microcode patch on GitHub for nearly eve... Read more
‘Intel to fire 20% of client computing and data center employees’
The chief analyst at SemiAnalysis, Dylan Patel, tweeted over the weekend that the client computing and data center business units will see their budgets cut by approximately 10%, leading to significant workforce reductions. Both divisions could lay off up to a fifth of their respective workforces.
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Intel posts biggest quarterly loss ever
Chip giant Intel lost $2.8 billion (more than 2.5 billion euros) in the first quarter. Still, the company has cause for optimism. Shareholders also see opportunities for the future, resulting in green figures on the NASDAQ.
The malaise in the PC market has been going on for a while, as we wrote ... Read more
Intel and Google work together to strengthen Confidential Computing
Teams from Google Project Zero and Intel have put Intel Trust Domain Extensions (Intel TDX) under the microscope. The joint investigation has resolved several security flaws of the Confidential Computing solution.
Via a blog post, the two companies reveal how they investigated Intel TDX. The sol... Read more
Intel to accelerate Noname Security software
Noname Security promises better performance thanks to a partnership with Intel. The security company expects fast API responses by using dedicated acceleration on Intel Xeon processors.
Noname Security will receive the so-called Accelerated by Intel label. Intel described this program on a Linke... Read more
Intel’s recent cancellations: what is happening?
Curious eyes have shifted their focus toward Intel amid the numerous cancellations and withdrawals the company announced in the past month. Among these were the tech giant’s Thunder Bay Hybrid SoC, GPU SKUs intended for data centers, and the Rialto Bridge and Lancaster Sound GPU lines.
We reac... Read more
‘Germany pushes Intel to spend more on its €17 billion chip fab’
Berlin dangles greater subsidies if chipmaker agrees to increase its investment in the Magdeburg facility.
Germany is pushing Intel to expand its plans for a proposed chip plant in exchange for higher subsidies, according to a report in the Financial Times. The €17 billion is already set to be... Read more
Intel Connectivity Analytics dials up clearer wireless experiences
The drive to continue tuning and connecting our networks never ceases. As we now build out the global fabric of cloud computing services and interweave those service channels and data points with existing terrestrial installations and contemporary private cloud instances, there’s a lot of connect... Read more