The personal computer industry is talking about ultrabooks the way New York Jets fans are talking about Tim Tebow: like a potential savior.
The hottest smartphone maker at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona isn't Samsung, HTC, Nokia or Motorola. It's Intel.
In the classic 1960s animated sitcom The Jetsons, everything in the space-age family's home could be controlled by the press of a button on a remote control.
PC sales didn't have a happy holiday sales season, but you wouldn't know it from the strong earnings posted by Microsoft and Intel.
U.S. stocks tumbled in a broad sell-off Monday amid growing investor doubt that Europe's debt crisis will actually be resolved, and a sales warning from chipmaker Intel.
Intel on Monday announced that it expects to badly miss its sales forecast for the current quarter because of the worldwide hard drive shortage caused by massive floods in Thailand.
The trend is clear: Personal computer sales are slumping, and smartphone and tablet sales are booming. But Intel proved late Tuesday that the PC isn't going away anytime soon.
About 40 Ph.D. studentsin computer science, potential recruits for chip-giant Intel, have just finished listening to a lecture on the intricacies of circuit design and processor architecture at one of the company's R&D centers just outside Portland, Ore. The conversation is complex, detailed, and very technical.
Researchers at Intel debuted an experimental processor at the company's developer forum this week, which could lead to devices with significantly lower energy consumption.
Intel, which dominates the PC market but has struggled to break into smartphones, is getting a hand from Google.
If the PC is dead, Intel hasn't gotten the memo.
Intel Corp announced Wednesday that it will hike its quarterly dividend by another 16%, marking the second increase in six months and adding to a recent list of corporate payout hikes.
Intel to introduce the very first three-dimensional transistor. CNN.com tech writer Mark Milian explains.
When Intel's drive to shrink its processors while maintaining speed began to hit a brick wall, its silicon-chip wizards rethought conventional design wisdom.
Intel Corp. posted quarterly earnings on Tuesday that blew past Wall Street's expectations and revenue that hit a record high.
It's geeky but true: An Intel technology called "Thunderbolt" is creating quite a storm in the computer and gadget worlds this week.
If you feel like your cubicle walls are closing in around you, you may be right.
Intel has discovered an issue with a newly released support chip, and fixing the problem will cut revenue by $300 million in the first quarter.
Investors took a step back Thursday, with stocks ending lower ahead of Intel's blockbuster earnings.
Intel Corp. reported the best fourth-quarter earnings in company history Thursday, as both the chipmaker's revenue and profit set new records.
Intel Corp. announced Friday that it is raising its dividend by 15%, joining the ranks of other technology giants that have beefed up dividend activity.
Intel announced Tuesday that is investing up to $8 billion in microchip manufacturing plants that could create up to 1,000 permanent high-tech jobs in Arizona and Oregon.
Intel Corp. reported a quarterly sales on Tuesday that beat Wall Street's forecasts but were in line with the company's lowered expectations.
Six major technology companies have agreed to settle a federal lawsuit over what regulators say were anti-competitive hiring practices.
Intel is buying Infineon Technologies' wireless unit for $1.4 billion in cash, the second acquisition in two weeks for the U.S. chipmaker.
Intel Corp. on Friday warned investors that its third-quarter revenue will fall below its forecasts as consumer demand for personal computers slipped.
Intel Corp., the world's largest chipmaker, said Thursday it has agreed to acquire security software maker McAfee for $7.68 billion.
Stocks ended mixed after a choppy session Monday, as investors were caught between excitement over dealmaking in the tech sector and pessimism about weaker-than-expected economic data.
Intel will buy Texas Instruments' cable modem product line, the company said Monday.
Stocks pared sharp losses to close only modestly lower Tuesday after the Federal Reserve took a cautious stance about the recovery.
Stocks closed higher Wednesday, after trading in a narrow range for most of the day, as investors welcomed improved data on private sector hiring and the services industry.
Intel Corp. settled antitrust charges levied by the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday, but analysts expect the agreement will do little to change the microchip marketplace.
Last week, Intel got some rare good news vis-à-vis its morass of antitrust problems. On Thursday the special master overseeing nearly 80 class actions against it recommended that the classes not be certified -- a recommendation that, if adopted by U.S. District Judge Joseph J. Farnan, Jr., in Delaware, will likely result in dismissal of all the cases.
Though last week's settlement between the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Dell was anticipated -- the computer maker admitted no wrongdoing and agreed to pay about $100 million in fines -- it was nevertheless a stunning event both in terms of the charges it leveled against Dell and those it reinforced against semiconductor giant Intel.
Thursday's $100 million settlement between Dell and the Securities and Exchange Commission was a reminder that the government is going after tech's bad boys -- and Intel is likely next on the feds' list.
The parade of tall earnings continues. Intel joins Alcoa and CSX on the list of blue chips that have reported better-than-expected results and a healthy outlook for the rest of 2010.
U.S. stocks looked to gain at the start of trading Wednesday, as Intel's upbeat earnings boosted confidence.
Intel on Tuesday posted a record quarter that gave worried investors reason to believe again.
Decades of booming personal computer sales helped Intel become a chipmaking behemoth, but consumers' rapid shift away from PCs may leave the tech giant out in the cold.
Intel Corp. posted a first-quarter profit and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations on Tuesday, as the world's largest microchip maker became the first major technology company to report results for the period.
Name any major U.S. company, and chances are good it runs an office in Washington. They're all here to lobby, yes, but more specifically, they're watching the Hill, the White House, and regulators for any policymaking that could affect their businesses. In a new regular feature, Fortune.com will introduce you to one of these offices. We'll talk to the head lobbyist for that company and find out what policies they're pushing the hardest in Washington. We'll also talk to industry groups to see what's on their radar.
Intel Corp. announced Tuesday that it will create an alliance with leading venture capital firms to invest $3.5 billion in U.S. technology companies over the next two years.
Intel Corp. is planning a $2 billion fund with venture capital firms that would invest only in U.S. companies, according to a report published Tuesday.
Intel gave a boost to the technology sector on Thursday, predicting a better year after fourth-quarter growth in sales of its chips was almost double the norm.
The inside view on Intel's stellar fourth quarter results. CNN's Charles Hodson asks about the chip maker's growth plans.
Intel Corp. posted a fourth-quarter profit that trounced Wall Street expectations Thursday, as the world's largest microchip maker became the first major technology company to report results for the period.
Stocks rose Thursday, led by technology shares, as investors looked past the day's ho-hum economic news and geared up for Intel's quarterly report, released shortly after the bell.
To most people these days, an "app" is something you download on your smartphone to help you do a specific task -- say, find a good nearby restaurant.
While today's Federal Trade Commission action against semiconductor giant Intel recycles some now familiar charges -- abuses of monopoly power that were the subject of suits previously filed against the company by rival AMD and regulators with the European Commission, Japan, Korea, and the New York State Attorney General's office -- it also advances new factual allegations and enlists some fresh and untested legal theories into the fray.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel, alleging the chipmaker threatened computer makers and paid kickbacks to stop them from using competitors' chips, Cuomo's office said Wednesday.
U.S. stock futures surged Wednesday, fueled by upbeat results from finance firm JPMorgan Chase and chipmaker Intel, and weak September retail sales that still beat forecasts.
Microchip maker Intel reported quarterly sales, profit and an outlook that easily beat Wall Street's estimates Tuesday, and said it is optimistic that demand for chips will continue to rise as the economy recovers.
When the economy gets tough, the tough come out fighting. For some businesses, that means bringing out a fighter brand -- a cut-price version of a flagship product, marketed under a new name, and intended to fight back against budget competitors.
Microchip king Intel boosted its sales outlook for the current quarter on Friday, signaling an end to the deep PC market swoon.
Yesterday's action by the European Commission, leveling a record $1.45 billion fine against semiconductor giant Intel Corp., after finding that it had engaged in a wide variety of illegal, anticompetitive conduct against perennial rival Advanced Micro Devices from 2002 through 2007, deals a body-blow to Intel's credibility.
Stocks surged Wednesday, with all three major gauges jumping at least 3% after Intel's forecast for a second-half pickup and the Federal Reserve's improved outlook reassured wary investors.
Technology stocks were expected to lift the overall market at Wednesday's open after Intel topped analysts' expectations for the prior quarter and gave a positive second-half outlook.
Intel Corp. said Tuesday that its second-quarter sales fell compared to the same quarter a year ago, but that business is picking up fast.
In order to crack the smartphone market it covets -- but has failed thus far to crack -- the world's largest computer chip maker Intel realized it needed a partner in the cell phone business. It ended up snagging the world's largest handset maker, Nokia.
At Intel's offices in Austin, visitors are welcomed by security, then pass through yet another gauntlet of guards and buffers as they make their way past a set of stout metal doors into the facility's fourth-floor labs.
The European Commission handed down its ruling in a landmark anti-trust case against Intel Wednesday, fining the computer chip giant a record $1.45 billion for abusing its dominant position in the computer processing unit (CPU) market.
The European Commission found leading computer chipmaker Intel guilty Wednesday of violating European anti-trust rules and ordered that it pay a fine of 1.06 billion euros ($1.45 billion).
European regulators slapped Intel Corp. with a record fine of $1.45 billion Wednesday after a nearly eight-year long antitrust case.
U.S. stocks were set to plunge at the open Wednesday following a worse-than-expected retail sales reading and after leading chipmaker Intel was assessed a record antitrust fine in Europe.
Tech shares tumbled Wednesday morning, dragging down the Nasdaq composite, as investors mulled Intel's quarterly report, while blue-chip stocks were little changed.
Intel Corp. said Tuesday its first-quarter profit dropped 55% amid a weak market for personal computers, but the world's largest chipmaker topped Wall Street's forecasts for earnings and revenue.
In the 1970s microchips helped jump-start the economy. In the 1980s personal computers unleashed a wave of consumer and business spending. And in the 1990s the Internet gained steam just when the economy was at its bleakest, creating new companies, jobs, and investment opportunities.
Chipmaker Intel Corp. announced Wednesday that it will be cutting production at two U.S. silicon wafer facilities and closing three facilities in Asia, affecting between 5,000 and 6,000 workers.
It has been a tough season for Intel, the world's largest chip maker. Intel's stock price slipped 42% in 2008 and its fourth-quarter numbers were poor, with net income off 90% from a year earlier. In such a difficult economic environment, cuts to non-essential spending would seem natural, like the company's substantial corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs around the world.
Intel did what it said it would do: post a miserable fourth quarter. But with the chip industry in a major slump, that kind of candor doesn't extend to the first part of this year.
Intel Corp. reported a 90% drop in fourth-quarter earnings Thursday that were in line with Wall Street's reduced expectations, as demand for semiconductors remains weak.
Intel issued another revenue warning Wednesday, blaming the weak demand for its technology products, and said that it expects to lose more than $1 billion on stock investments.
There's no such thing as a perfect portfolio. Value-conscious investors like me are acutely aware of this fact. Sometimes you come across a good stock trading at a great price but there's simply no room in your portfolio at the time. In other cases you feel like a kid with his nose stuck to the windowpane of a Ferrari dealership: You spot a wonderful business you'd love to own, but you can't justify paying the price being asked.
You've likely never heard of ARM, a small U.K. company that doesn't advertise or put its name on any products. But chances are that as you read this, you're within sight of an "electronic brain" that ARM designed -- its handiwork lives in items as diverse as GPS navigators, camcorders and the Nintendo DS.
Yahoo and Intel built their success upon widespread use of personal computers, but the two companies hope products to be shown at next week's Consumer Electronics Show will mark the beginning of their Internet-fueled expansion to the world of TV as well.
This Christmas, the titans of the personal-computer industry are finding big lumps of coal in their stockings, and a few are grumbling that it's Intel's fault.
Intel stock has sunk to about $13 in the stock market rout, its lowest levels since Bill Clinton's first term. So is it a bargain now?
Intel CEO Paul Otellini tells TIME why computers did not cause the global financial crisis -- and why tech is going to come out on top
The Santa Clara-based company responded Tuesday with a 25% jump in profit and record sales in the quarter, fueled by strong sales of processors for laptop computers
Intel Corp., the world's largest semiconductor manufacturer, said that profits rose more than expected in the second quarter on strong international sales bolstered by a weak dollar.
Intel says it has received a subpoena from the Federal Trade Commission concerning its practices in the microprocessor market
Anxious tech watchers will tune in with great interest this week to get an early glimpse on the sector as Intel and later Advanced Micro Devices deliver first-quarter results.
One might call him the "Chairman of the Chips."
The company was founded in 1968 by Bob Noyce and Gordon Moore, two of the original brains behind one of the major players in early computer chip development, Fairchild Semiconductors.
Intel's got a big problem. With component prices falling amid weakening computer spending, the giant chipmaker is betting heavily that WiMax is the future of wireless broadband. That's an expensive gamble.
Stock futures fell early Tuesday after chipmaker Intel cut its profit forecast and as investors remained worried about surging commodities prices.
James Stewart of Weavering Capital on possible Fed plans to cut interest rates.
Blue chips bounced and technology shares cut losses Wednesday afternoon, late in a choppy session influenced by disappointment about Intel's earnings and outlook.
Tech shares slumped Wednesday afternoon on disappointment about Intel's earnings and outlook, but the broader market stabilized as investors scooped up select bank and retail stocks.
Blue chips stabilized Wednesday afternoon, as investors scooped up some of the stocks battered in the recent selloff, but the tech sector remained deep in the red on disappointment about Intel's earnings and outlook.
Tech stocks slumped Wednesday morning on disappointment about Intel's earnings and outlook, dragging down the broader market, as investors continued the miserable start to 2008.
U.S. srocks were mixed about 15 minutes into trading Wednesday.
Stocks tanked Friday, with the Dow shedding over 250 points, after a weaker-than-expected December jobs report exacerbated recession fears.
On Thursday Intel announced it was dropping out of the non-profit One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organization, which was set up to develop and market a low-cost - ideally $100 or less - education-focused laptop for the poorest children in the world. The device, called XO, is now in production in Taiwan and in use in a number of countries. Fortune's David Kirkpatrick spoke Friday with Nicholas Negroponte, founder and chairman of OLPC. A transcript is below.
CNN's Christian Purefoy explores the impact that technology is having on Kenya's elections.
Stocks slipped Wednesday afternoon, but were off session lows, as worries about the credit and mortgage market and higher oil prices were tempered a bit ahead of what for many will be a long holiday weekend.
Stocks cut losses Wednesday afternoon, but remained deep in the red as worries about the credit and mortgage market and record-high oil prices gave investors reason to bail ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Stocks tumbled Wednesday afternoon, as worries about the credit and mortgage market crisis, record-high oil prices and the outlook for the consumer gave investors plenty of reasons to bail ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
If you think the economy is going to bounce back from the current slowdown before next spring, as I do, then the natural question is which stocks will lead the market recovery.
Loading weather data ...