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The chip maker aims to assure builders embedding the chip sets in non-PC devices that its chips and supporting services will be available beyond the typical PC life cycle of one to two years.
Intel announces "instant" rebates for VARs selling the Pentium-D Dual Core line through April 22. Resellers are eligible for between $40 and $80 on each unit.
The chip makers are nearing the launch of new server platforms, which promise greater performance and add-ons such as built-in virtualization.
Updated: Users can now take advantage of the virtualization capabilities in their Xeon-powered servers.
VARs have about 12 months to position themselves to sell to small and midsize businesses before awareness and competition make the market a free for all, analysts say.
The chip maker has produced a 45-nanometer test chip, a sign that it's on track to roll out its next generation of manufacturing technology in the latter half of 2007.
Intel is removing the hardware circuitry in the next-generation Itanium 2 chip that lets users run 32-bit apps on the 64-bit processor.
With the release of the Viiv entertainment computers this week, Intel will rely on its channel partners to deliver a market they've never served: home users.
Intel's Napa and Viiv releases offer the chipmaker's system builders and resellers a ready-to-customize platform with opportunity to wrap value-adds and personalization.
Show Report: We check out some of the IDF sessions and uncover more on multicore developer tools for Mac OS X and current standards initiatives. Plus, gamers get some love from Intel and ATI.
Intel announces it will port its software developer tools to Mac OS X and will ship its first beta later this year.
Updated: In 2006 the chip maker will introduce a new chip architecture it says will drop the energy consumption of desktops, notebooks and servers by some 30 watts.
The duo's Business Class Wireless Suite designed to improve roaming and improve clarity of VOIP calls.
The deal will allow Cisco NAC devices to interoperate with systems that use Intel's AMT technology, so companies can defend against security threats.
Highlights of the chip maker's fall Intel Developer Forum, beginning Tuesday, will include updated plans for chips with two or more processor cores and a new processor architecture.
The chip maker's new processor architecture takes a hard look at power as a way to make room for multiple processor cores on each chip.
With emphasis now on dual-core chips, manufacturer reduces cost of single-core processors by 20 percent or more.
Opinion: Intel's getting ready to roll out a new architecture, and will finally offer a common platform for desktops, laptops and servers. Is Intel trying to build another Camry, or will it end up with just another Yugo?
Updated: The chip maker will discuss a new processor architecture in between details on new initiatives for desktops, notebooks, servers and even health care at its Intel Developer Forum.
News Analysis: Industry watchers don't see the company suffering from its decision to change, as iPod brings more of the masses to the Mac. (eWEEK.com)
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