U.S. Weather Computers Are a Little More Super Today Than Yesterday

If it seems, over the course of the next few weeks, that weather predictions are a little more accurate, then it’s probably not your imagination. It’s just that the computers that the U.S. Federal Government uses to predict the weather have gotten a lot smarter. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the parent agency of … Continue reading

Intel Forced to Pay $1.4 Billion Fine for Anti-Competitive Practices Against AMD

U.S. chipmaker Intel lost on Thursday its challenge against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.44 billion) European Union fine handed down five years ago, as Europe’s second highest court said regulators did not act too harshly. The European Commission in its 2009 decision said Intel tried to thwart rival Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) by giving … Continue reading

Intel Looking to Take iPad and iPhone Chip Business Away from Samsung

Intel is the largest provider of processor chips in the world… for desktop and laptop computers. Recently tech analysts have predicted that mobile computing will overtake traditional home computers and every household will be more likely to have a tablet in every room than a space-hogging desktop. That is bad news for Intel. They haven’t … Continue reading

Alienware M17x R4 AM17xR4-7526BK 17-Inch Laptop

Alienware M17x R4 AM17xR4-7526BK 17-Inch Laptop Intel Core i7 3610QM 2.3 GHz 6 GB DDR3 750 GB 7200 rpm Hard Drive 17.3-Inch Screen, 1600 900, Windows 8 Video Graphics – 2GB GDDR5AMD Radeon HD7970M Alienware M17x delivers excellent system performance and gaming graphics, plus laptop mobility for when you want to pack up and get … Continue reading

Intel Launches Hadoop Distribution And Project Rhino, An Effort To Bring Better Security To Big Data

Intel has launched its own Hadoop distribution, entering an already crowded market of major players all looking to get a piece of the big data pie. The company also announced an open-source effort to enhance security in Hadoop. Earlier this week, EMC and HP each announced its own Hadoop distribution. But for Intel, the challenge … Continue reading

Intel Capital Joins Big Switch Funding Round

Big Switch Networks, the software-defined networking startup that came out of stealth mode last year, has a new investor in its Series B round of venture capital funding: Intel Capital. The venture arm of the world’s biggest chip company joins other investors — including Goldman Sachs, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Redpoint Ventures — and … Continue reading