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September 18 2014

Chip Shot: University of Oregon and Intel Collaborate on Pocket Avatars

Calling all Ducks Football and sports fans! The University of Oregon collaborated with Intel to produce an Oregon Football branded avatar, available in Intel’s Pocket Avatar app, which can be used to communicate with Duck fans on game day or any other time. Pocket Avatars is a messaging application that offers consumers a unique and fun way to communicate via animated avatars. Duck Fans will be able to select “Speedy,” an Oregon football player avatar, from a broad selection within the Pocket Avatars app (available at the Apple or Google Play app stores) and use the character to record a personalized, 3-D video message, mirroring the users’ facial gestures and voice. Oregon fans can then send the message to friends, family and fans of the Ducks’ upcoming opponent via text, email, social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, or the Pocket Avatars app itself.

September 17 2014

Chip Shot: Tune in Tomorrow Afternoon for Intel CEO’s Keynote at MakerCon New York

Tune in this Thursday, Sept. 18 at 2:15 p.m. PT to view a live-stream of Intel’s keynote address at MakerCon New York 2014. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich will talk about “making,” or do-it-yourself technology tinkering, in a corporate environment. There are more than 1,000 Intel employees that are “makers.” In the last year their tinkering and entrepreneurial spirit has led to some new product ideas, including the Intel® Edison, and examples of faster and novel ways for developing technology prototypes. In addition to prepared remarks, Krzanich will be interviewed on-stage by Dale Dougherty, CEO and founder of Maker Media and publisher of Make Magazine.

September 17 2014

Chip Shot: Intel Brings World-Class Supercomputing Power to UNLV Researchers

Switch SUPERNAP and Intel today announced they are working with UNLV to make the Intel “Cherry Creek” supercomputer available to UNLV researchers. The Cherry Creek supercomputer is among the world’s fastest and most powerful supercomputers. It is housed in Switch’s Las Vegas SUPERNAP data center and is available to UNLV researchers through SUPERNAP’s connectivity network. Cherry Creek uses a combination of Intel® Xeon® processors, Xeon Phi™ coprocessors and Intel® True Scale Fabric to process data roughly seven times faster than UNLV’s supercomputing center currently allows. It will act as a catalyst for scientific discovery, the modernization of applications and regional economic development efforts.

September 17 2014

Chip Shot: Intel Graphics Momentum Showcased at IDF, and the Future’s Even More ‘Visual’

Last week at IDF Intel showed developers the latest and greatest in Intel® processor graphics technologies. Intel is the number one PC Graphics company by volume according to the latest Q3 ’14 Mercury Research study, and developers attended dozens of IDF sessions and demos last week to get an update. Key news around OpenCL 2.0 support in our new Intel® Core™ M processor family, ‘Gen8’ graphics architecture, Intel® Wireless Display, and high-performance Intel® Iris™ and Iris™ Pro graphics was disclosed. Read more here.

September 17 2014

Chip Shot: Intel Second-Generation LTE Chipset Certified on China Mobile

Intel has taken some important steps towards the company’s goal of being second in LTE modem volume by the end of 2014. Intel’s XMM™ 7262 LTE platform is now certified on China Mobile, China’s biggest carrier. Certification on China Mobile’s network gives Intel more opportunities to work with OEMs in China, one of the most exciting LTE subscriber markets. The Intel XMM 7262 offers China and the global TD-LTE ecosystem a new cost-effective option for developing mass-market LTE devices. The XMM 7262 modem features up to 23 LTE bands on a single SKU for worldwide coverage and roaming and carrier aggregation. More information is available on our blog.

September 16 2014

Chip Shot: Intel Named to 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies List

For the eighth consecutive year, Intel was included in the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list. Working Mother recognized Intel for its consistent quality-of-life improvements and commitment to progressive workplace programs, including benefits, women’s issues and work-life balance such as its company culture, maternity leave and health and wellness programs.

September 15 2014

Chip Shot: Shower with Friends? Intel Developers Gain Recognition for Internet of Things Water Conservation App

A team of engineers from the Intel Services group placed first at the TechCrunch Disrupt 2014 hackathon for an application they created called Shower with Friends. Built using an Intel® Galileo Gen 2 development board, the Intel team turned their …

September 12 2014

Chip Shot: The Intel Developer Forum – Technology Playground for Developers, Makers and Creators (b-roll)

More than 4,500 people from around the world gathered in San Francisco this week for the 14th Annual Intel Developer Forum. The annual technology showcase focused on smart and connected technology, expanding beyond PCs, mobile and the data center to also include the Internet of Things (IoT) and wearables.  IDF featured cool new technology and devices created by so-called “makers” and inventors. The b-roll highlights this smart and connected world powered by groundbreaking Intel-based technologies.  Examples include a “Connected Wheelchair” created by a college-aged Intel intern, and a smart “SteadyServ Keg,” which tracks a restaurant or bar’s beer consumption. Get the full event b-roll with an additional b-roll package featuring highlights from Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s keynote at the event.

September 12 2014

Chip Shot: Intel Recognized by Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

For the 16th consecutive year, Intel has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, the first global index to track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Intel has been included in the World Index since its first launch in 1999, and has been recognized as an industry leader in supply chain responsibility and sustainability. Learn more about Intel’s corporate responsibility initiatives.

September 12 2014

Intel Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 – Intel Corporation’s board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share (90 cents per share on an annual basis) on the company’s common stock. The dividend will be payable on Dec. 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on Nov. 7, 2014.

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