Intel

Intel Urged by Activist Hedge Fund to Outsource Manufacturing

In a letter to Intel's chairman, Third Point LLC, a $15 billion USD hedge fund that currently holds a stake of nearly $1 billion USD in the company, implored the semiconductor and processor manufacturer to explore and adopt alternative strategies to regain its rightful place in the market — reports Reuters. Despite Intel shares rising...

11th-Gen Intel “Rocket Lake” Processors to Launch During Q1 of 2021

Intel has today confirmed that its 11th-Gen Intel Core desktop processors codenamed “Rocket Lake” will be launching in the first quarter of 2021 and will come with PCIe 4.0 support on board. "It’ll be another fantastic processor for gaming,” said John Bonini, Intel’s VP and GM of Client Computing. So far, Intel has not shared any more details...

Intel Security Breach Leaks 20GB of Internal Documents, Investigation Ongoing

Swiss software engineer Till Kottmann uploaded 20 GB of Intel’s internal documents on file-sharing site MEGA earlier today, with some marked "confidential" or "restricted secret,” noting that he received the files from an anonymous hacker who claimed to have breached Intel earlier this year (via ZDNet). The Swiss engineer, who manages a popular Telegram channel where he...

Intel Processors Hit by Another Set of Major Security Threats

Intel processors are vulnerable to another set of major security threats, security experts at two research teams disclosed earlier this week. According to Ars Technica, the exploits go after Intel's Software Guard eXtensions (SGX), a set of instructions designed to protect important apps and data. Called SGAxe, the first of the flaws is an evolution of...

Intel Completes its Smartphone Modem Business Sale to Apple

Back in July, Apple revealed its plans to acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business valued at $1 billion USD and today, Intel has officially announced that it has completed the sale of the "majority" of its smartphone modem business to Apple. The company says the transaction will enable it to focus on developing...