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PC market continues to drop as Skylake, Windows 10 fail to spark recovery

Last year, analysts from Gartner and IDC predicted that we might see tentative signs of recovery in the PC industry this year as enterprise upgrades to Windows 10, Skylake, and new all-in-ones finally sparked some signs of growth.That could still happen later this year, but it hasn’t happened yet — Q1 2016 sales fell 11. read more

Intel’s next-generation Xeon Phi, Knights Landing, now shipping to developers

It’s been almost three years since Intel first detailed its upcoming Xeon Phi hardware, codenamed Knights Landing, and the company is now shipping silicon to developers who can pony up the cash.There are two Knights Landing-based Xeon Phi systems available. read more

Intel launches $250 kit to build robots with Kinect-like vision

That’s pretty cool, but Intel wants to encourage makers to let their imaginations run wild.To help them out, Intel has launched a RealSense robotics development kit. read more

Intel demos 3D XPoint, showcases Optane’s 2GB/s performance

This new memory, 3D XPoint (pronounced “crosspoint”) is a non-volatile memory that Intel is advertising as the first major memory breakthrough in 25 years.Early speculation was that 3D XPoint would be based or at least related-to phase change memory, but Intel has denied that this is the case without specifying the exact details of how Optane actually works. read more

Intel may be preparing aggressive rounds of job cuts

Earlier this month, we covered the relentless shrinking of the PC market and the departure of long-time Intel executives in Intel’s mobile segments.Much of that work has been done on Intel’s leading-edge research firm, Fab D1X, and might not be affected by the cuts. read more

Intel’s new low-cost Apollo Lake platform: Skylake graphics, new Goldmont CPU

Last week, Intel announced its new Apollo Lake low-cost series of Pentium, Celeron, and Atom products due to launch in the back half of 2016.Prior to the launch of Silvermont / Bay Trail, Intel was more than happy to talk up the new chip’s core counts, performance, and anticipated per-core efficiency increases. read more

Intel fires the equivalent of 1.2 AMDs, restructures away from PC, mobile business

While its gross margin dipped somewhat and sales were down compared with Q4 2015, the PC market always turns in a weak first quarter.The workforce reductions are necessary, Intel said, “to accelerate its evolution from a PC company to one that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. read more

Acer announces the Switch Alpha 12, world’s first liquid-cooled 2-in-1 laptop

Instead of noisy fans, this laptop uses a liquid-cooling system, a first for 2-in-1 hybrid laptops.The Switch Alpha 12 is entirely self-contained, making it a much more desirable mainstream product. read more

Intel to cut 12,000 staff as PC sales llapse

The move, which the company is calling a "restructuring initiative", will see the equivalent of 11 per cent of its global staff made redundant.The reduction in staff will see global "site consolidations" as well as both voluntary and involuntary redundancies. read more

PES 2017 PC System Requirements Revealed

The PC system requirements have now been revealed for PES 2017.The PC requirements for PES 2017 were revealed recently on the game’s listing on Steam. read more