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Intel Tells Customers Price Hikes are Coming, Up to 20%: Report

[caption id="attachment_366364" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Intel unveils the 12th Gen Intel Core mobile processor family with the launch of eight new mobile H-series processors, based on Intel's performance hybrid architecture. The eight new mobile processors were introduced Jan. 4, 2022. (Credit: Intel Corporation)[/caption] Intel has started informing clients of impending price increases across the majority of...

Benchmarks: Apple M2 MacBook Pro vs Dell XPS with Intel Alder Lake [VIDEO]

Apple unveiled a new 13-inch MacBook Pro with second-generation 'M2' Apple Silicon at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) earlier this month. The new notebook became available to pre-order on June 17. In a recent video, YouTuber Max Tech compares the M2 MacBook Pro with Dell's upcoming XPS 13 Plus lineup in various performance benchmarks. Dell's XPS 13 Plus...

Samsung, Intel Held Talks to ‘Cooperate’ on Semiconductors: Report

Intel CEO Patrick Gelsinger met with Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-Yong in South Korea on Monday to discuss how the two semiconductor giants can "cooperate" as the industry as a whole faces supply chain headwinds amidst a surplus of demand — reports Nikkei Asia. "They discussed how to cooperate between the two companies," Samsung...

Global Chip Shortage Will Drag into 2024, Says Intel CEO

[caption id="attachment_366364" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Image: Intel Corporation[/caption] In an interview with CNBC's "TechCheck" on Friday, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger said the company now expects the ongoing global semiconductor shortage to last until 2024. The chip shortage was originally a product of the COVID-19 pandemic, which elevated global demand for consumer electronics to record highs at...

Intel Suspends All Business Operations in Russia

A month after halting all chips sales to the country, Intel is now suspending all business operations in Russia. Days after Russian troops marched into Ukraine and the conflict began, the chipmaker said it was complying with applicable export regulations and sanctions against the country — though US sanctions only initially pertained to the supply of...

Intel to Acquire Tower Semiconductor for $5.4 Billion USD

Intel is making another bid to expand its chip manufacturing operations. [caption id="attachment_368613" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Intel, Tower Semiconductor logos[/caption] Intel has confirmed its $5.4 billion USD plans to acquire Tower Semiconductor, just hours after the first unofficial information about the move broke. The deal will boost Intel's IDM 2.0 strategy that involves outsourcing some production to...

Intel Claims New i9 Chip Is Faster Than Apple’s M1 Max

While Apple has long claimed that its very own M1 chip is faster than Intel's processors, it looks like things are about to change. [caption id="attachment_366364" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Image Credit: Intel Corporation[/caption] This week at CES, Intel announced the all-new 12th Gen Intel Core H-series mobile processors, including the Intel Core i9-12900HK. According to Intel...

How Apple’s Decision to Move Away from Intel Paid Off This Year

When Apple decided to ditch Intel processors last year, nobody could imagine just how well the company would power its Macs. But in April 2021, CEO Tim Cook revealed that the M1 chip helped fuel the 70.1% growth in Apple’s Mac revenue, which hit $9.1 billion during that quarter (via CNBC). The first M1 Apple...