November 25 2013
With “Black Friday” nearly upon us, a new infographic from Intel shows that U.S. consumers spend almost $300,000 per minute shopping online, producing an unprecedented amount of data around shopping habits and preferences. Consumers also crave deals – 78 percent would purchase more from shops that send them targeted offers. However 59 percent of retailers cite that lack of consumer insights has prevented them from creating a more personalized shopping experience. The insights are there for the taking. Retailers are starting to leverage big data technologies to provide more tailored shopping experiences, helping to increase sales and create more loyalty from 85 percent of customers – delivering a better experience for both consumers and their favorite stores.
November 19 2013
Newly available on Amazon and Best Buy, the new Intel-based Acer Chromebook C720-2848 goes for only $199, a great holiday gift option for budget minded consumers. The Acer C720-2848 runs on an Intel processor based on the Haswell micro-architecture de…
November 15 2013
For the first time ever, Intel will open pop-up stores for the holiday season. Intel Experience Stores will be located in Nolita, NYC (opening Nov. 23), Lincoln Park, Chicago (opening Nov. 25), and Venice, CA (opening Nov. 26). Visitors will have the …
November 14 2013
Thanks to Intel, technology just got a whole lot sweeter this holiday season. There are computing devices with Intel Inside® to match every appetite and pocket book – from traditional laptops and tablets, to 2 in 1s and portable all-in-ones, there’s a lot to choose from (and salivate over). The 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors enable cool, sleek designs that deliver a PC and tablet experience in one device. These systems deliver a 50 percent improvement in battery life, which translates to over 9 hours in some systems. The recently announced Intel® Atom™ processors (Bay Trail) deliver Intel-level performance to tablets and 2 in 1 devices so you can do anything on the go – from watching a movie to editing a PowerPoint presentation. They boast all-day battery life, weeks of standby and come in thin and light designs. Check out the latest Intel-powered tech eye candy.
November 11 2013
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich (right) accepts the Above and Beyond Award from Andrew Wiktorowicz, California chairman of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, and Brig. Gen. Matthew Beevers, deputy adjutant general of the California Military Department. Intel was lauded with two awards for supporting veterans in the workplace at a Friday ceremony on the company’s Folsom, Calif. campus.
Intel Corporation received two awards from an office of the Department of Defense in recognition of the company’s hiring practices and policies for members of the U.S. Guard and Reserve in addition to efforts supporting active duty for service members and their families. Both awards were presented Friday by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
Company CEO Brian Krzanich accepted the dual honor at a Friday ceremony held on Intel’s Folsom, Calif. campus. The event was also attended by Rep. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove); Brig. Gen. Matthew Beevers, deputy adjutant general of the California Military Department; and Andrew Wiktorowicz, ESGR California chairman.
The Extraordinary Employer Support Award bestowed to Intel recognizes sustained employer support of the National Guard and Reserve Service. Only prior recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award or the Pro-Patria Award are eligible for consideration; Intel has earned both, in 2000 and 2012, respectively. The Above and Beyond Award also received on Friday is presented on the state level to employers exceeding the legal requirements of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act by providing additional benefits to their Guard and Reserve employees.
October 21 2013
Intel Capital President Arvind Sodhani will host a press conference on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 1:00 p.m. PDT from the 14th annual Intel Capital Global Summit. Watch the news conference streamed live and submit questions for the Q&A session. Intel Capi…
October 10 2013
TechShop, a membership-based, do-it-yourself workshop and fabrication studio, today announced that Intel Corporation is its newest corporate sponsor. The companies plan to collaborate on a series of workshops giving thousands of TechShop members hands-on access to Intel technology. The workshops will feature Intel’s recently announced Intel® Galileo, the first in a line of Arduino-compatible development boards based on Intel® architecture. This sponsorship reflects Intel’s commitment to encourage innovation whether it takes place in a corporation, a classroom, a garage, or (the ultimate garage) a TechShop.
September 30 2013
This October to kick off National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), Intel and McAfee are asking people to hack their lives—not their computers. In an bid to put users on the fast track to cyber security, the companies have produced a series of quick tips and fixes billed as “digital lifehacks” available online throughout the Fall. Visitors to the site will also have access to exclusive deals from companies like Dell*, including the opportunity to win a Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook™ and complementary subscriptions to McAfee LiveSafe in the “#hackyourlife” sweepstakes. This year marks the 10th anniversary of National Cyber Security Month, a collaborative effort between government and the industry to help users stay safe online.
September 26 2013
Intel Capital has made an investment in Recon Instruments, a Canadian technology company behind the world’s first consumer Heads-up Display products for sports. Recon’s products include Jet, a heads-up display for sports that unobtrusively delivers activity-specific information instantly, directly to the athlete’s eye. In addition, Recon recently introduced the Recon Snow2, its fourth generation heads-up display for alpine skiing. With more than 50,000 units shipped worldwide, Recon’s compelling technology is driving the revolution in wearable computing, an area of significant focus for Intel Capital. With the investment, Recon will accelerate product development, marketing and global sales, as well as gain access to Intel Capital’s expertise in manufacturing, operations and technology. Get more information.
September 20 2013
Today during his keynote at Oracle OpenWorld, Intel Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Software and Services Group, Doug Fisher, outlined a new era of innovation and data mining that will help drive the evolution of IT. This transformation of IT continues with the explosion of connected mobile devices and the Internet of Things, each consuming services and generating massive amounts of varied data. Fisher described Intel’s strategy to provide building blocks and collaborate with Oracle to provide enterprise-class solutions, including certified Oracle Big Data Connectors with Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop. More information on this collaboration will be available in Q4’13.