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January 23 2015

Intel Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 – Intel Corporation’s board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 24 cents per share (96 cents per share on an annual basis) on the company’s common stock. The dividend will be payable on March 1, 2015, t…

January 22 2015

Chip Shot: B-roll and Photos, Intel Car Seat Clip and App

The Intel Smart Clip is a prototype car seat toddler tech device. It has a built-in Bluetooth sensor that alerts your mobile device if your baby unbuckles herself, or if she’s too hot or cold or if the battery is low. The most important feature, however, is that it will send an alert should the Smart Clip still be enabled while falling out of range with the smartphone, preventing a forgotten passenger left behind. The device and accompanying app remarkably went from concept to a full working demo in just a few weeks leading up to the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, thanks in part to 3D printers that were able to make the clip in rapid fashion. This b-roll highlights both the prototype and the Intel team behind it, including team leader Marcie Miller, a new mother and an engineer at Intel.

January 22 2015

Chip Shot: From 1G to LTE Advanced – The Evolution of Wireless Technology

Our wireless networks have evolved over the past 30 years to support the growing demand of connected devices, from 1G to LTE Advanced. Intel’s LTE Advanced technology, Intel XMM™ 726x, supports the latest LTE-Advanced network for faster and more reliable speeds so you can quickly stream content from your smartphone. Take a look at how wireless technology has evolved, from download speeds, usage models to the growing number of mobile subscribers. Learn more about LTE Advanced.

Infographic: The Evolution of Wireless Technology

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January 22 2015

Chip Shot: Looking for a New PC? It’s Time to Buy!

It’s never been a more exciting time to buy a new PC! Intel recently announced its 5th Gen Intel® Core™ processors that offer great PC and graphics performance, enable even longer battery life, and will power more natural and immersive experiences driven by capabilities like Intel® RealSense™ 3D camera, Voice Assistant, TrueKey, Intel® Wireless Docking (WiGig) and Intel® Wireless Display. Microsoft announced yesterday that customers can upgrade for free to Windows 10 for up to a year after Windows 10 is released, so there is no need to wait. For business users, the Microsoft Surface Hub, powered by 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 processors, is a new, complete, large-screen device with integrated computing to help teams in the workplace share, ideate and create together.

January 21 2015

Chip Shot: HP Announces Intel-Powered Devices for the Education Market

HP announced new Intel-powered devices to bring innovation to the education experience. New thin and light laptops include the Intel® Core™-powered HP ProBook 11, the HP Stream 11 Pro and HP Chromebooks based on Intel® Celeron® processor. The HP Pro Slate 10 EE G1 Android tablet based on Intel® Atom™ processor Z3735G improves learning and student engagement through customized tools and flexible connectivity, and the HP Pro Tablet 10 EE G1 Windows* tablet, also powered by an Intel Atom processor, offers a natural handwriting experience. Backed by the performance, power and battery life fueled by Intel processors, each device improves productivity and encourages learning beyond the walls of the classroom.

January 21 2015

Chip Shot: Intel Introduces New Education Technologies at Bett 2015

At the world’s leading learning technology event in London, Bett 2015, Intel announced a new education device, the Intel® Education Content Access Point. This easy-to-use device is created for educators, students and IT administrators, and is designed to store, manage and publish digital content in schools with low Internet connectivity. Intel will be hosting workshops at Bett to show how this technology is deployed, and how the “3 R’s” – Reading, wRiting and aRithmetic – are made better with real time data on student progress. Learn more about Intel at Bett 2015 and Intel Education.

January 21 2015

40 of Nation’s Brightest Young Minds Named Intel Science Talent Search 2015 Finalists

America’s Most Prestigious Science Competition Triples Top Award Money

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  • Forty high school seniors were named finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, a program of Society for Science & the Public.
  • Intel Science Talent Search tripled its top award money, replacing the single $100,000 top prize with three Medal of Distinction awards of $150,000 each.
  • Intel Science Talent Search recognizes the most promising young innovators in the United States who are creating the technologies and solutions that will positively impact people’s lives.
  • Finalists will convene in Washington, D.C. in March to compete for more than $1 million in awards from the Intel Foundation.

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Intel Science Talent Search 2014 Awards Gala at the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C. (March 11, 2014).

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 – Intel Corporation recognized 40 U.S. high school seniors as finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition and a program of Society for Science & the Public.

The Intel Science Talent Search encourages students to tackle challenging scientific questions and create technologies and solutions that will make people’s lives better. The 40 finalists receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. from March 5-11, where they will compete for more than $1 million in awards provided by the Intel Foundation.

Starting this year, the Intel Science Talent Search will feature a new awards structure that includes triple the top award money and new award categories. In place of the competition’s previous $100,000 top prize, three Medal of Distinction awards of $150,000 each will be presented to students who show exceptional scientific potential in three areas: Basic Research, Global Good, and Innovation. There are also three second-place awards of $75,000, and three third-place awards of $35,000.

“Intel invests in engineering, math and science education to support the next generation of innovators, who will create the products and services to enrich our daily lives,” said Justin Rattner, president of the Intel Foundation. “This year’s finalists – who are engaged in leading-edge scientific research and the creation of new technology to address global challenges such as renewable energy, cybersecurity and infectious diseases – prove that with the right education and resources, young people can indeed change the world.”

Society for Science & the Public, a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education, has owned and administered the Science Talent Search since its inception in 1942.

“The 40 finalists of the Intel Science Talent Search are some of the best and brightest young scientists in the nation,” said Maya Ajmera, president and CEO of Society for Science & the Public and publisher of Science News. “As an alumna of the Science Talent Search, I am especially proud to join with Intel in congratulating the finalists on their successes and look forward to learning more about them and their research, both at the finals in March and as their careers progress.”

Intel Science Talent Search 2015 Fast Facts

  • Intel Science Talent Search 2015 finalists are from 36 schools in 18 states. Fifty-two percent of this year’s finalists are male, while 48 percent are female.
  • The 40 finalists were selected from 300 semifinalists and more than 1,800 entrants based on the originality and creativity of their scientific research, as well as their achievement and leadership both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Finalist projects are distributed among 17 categories, including animal sciences, behavioral and social sciences, biochemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics and genomics, chemistry, computer science, earth and planetary science, engineering, environmental science, materials science, mathematics, medicine and health, microbiology, physics, plant science, and space science.
  • Finalists’ research projects include a low-cost, portable device to detect blood diseases and parasites; an advanced encryption system with potential applications in cybersecurity; new research on the use of quantum dot solar cells as an alternative energy source; and a machine learning-based method to identify promising drugs to combat cancer, tuberculosis and Ebola.
  • For a list of this year’s finalists, visit https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-sts.

While in Washington, D.C., Intel Science Talent Search finalists will undergo a rigorous judging process, interact with leading scientists, display their research to the public at the National Geographic Society and meet with national leaders. Winners will be announced at a black-tie, invitation-only gala awards ceremony at the National Building Museum on March 10.

In the past, young innovators chosen to participate in the Science Talent Search have gone on to receive more than 100 of the world’s most prestigious honors. For example, Science Talent Search alumni have won eight Nobel Prizes, two Fields Medals, five National Medals of Science, 12 MacArthur Foundation Fellowships and even an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Since assuming title sponsorship of the Science Talent Search 17 years ago, Intel has increased the competition’s annual awards and scholarships from $205,000 to more than $1.6 million to acknowledge and encourage achievement in these important subjects. Over the past decade, Intel and the Intel Foundation have invested more than $1 billion, and Intel employees have donated close to 4 million hours, toward improving science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in more than 100 countries, regions and territories.

To get the latest Intel Science Talent Search news, visit www.intel.com/newsroom/education, and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

To learn more about Society for Science & the Public, visit www.societyforscience.org, and follow the organization on Facebook and Twitter.

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January 16 2015

Chip Shot: Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v2 Family Awarded Best Server Processor of 2014

Today, The Linley Group recognized the Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 family as the Best PC or Server Processor of 2014 in its annual Analysts’ Choice Awards. According to The Linley Group, the Xeon E7v2 family was selected as the clear choice as it represents the greatest performance gains for customers. Offering a huge improvement for scalable servers, the Xeon E7v2 family upgrades the processor core, north-bridge microarchitecture, and system platform simultaneously and using Intel’s 22nm FinFET technology. Used by customers such as eBay and the London Stock Exchange, the processor family offers twice the compute performance, three times the memory capacity, and four times the I/O bandwidth of its predecessor while offering advanced RAS features for high reliability and uptime. Check out The Linley Group press release for more information.

January 16 2015

Chip Shot: Intel Announces New Paid Bonding Leave Program for Parents

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced a new paid bonding leave program to enhance Intel’s existing pregnancy and bonding programs. New moms and dads can now enjoy 8 weeks paid time off with their family. This is in addition to our existing pregnancy leave program that allows new moms fully paid time off generally for up to 13 weeks. Leave can be taken any time within 12 months of a child’s birth, adoption or foster care placement. This enables Intel families to more easily take this important time with their children and reinforces our commitment to an inclusive workforce.

January 15 2015

Chip Shot: Latest Intel Graphics Drivers Enhanced for 4th gen and 5th gen Core Processors

Intel released a new driver with support for Intel 5th Generation Intel Core processors with HD Graphics 5500, HD Graphics 6000, and Iris Graphics 6100 and key enhancements for Intel 4th Generation Intel Core Processors. Benefits of updating to this d…