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News Scan: Internet Archive damaged by fire; Intel's futurist shares his vision; more

Quick takes on Friday, 11/8 news: Fire damages Internet Archive; Intel's futures shares his vision; Business intelligence slow to take root in Europe; Lack of challenging work hurting IT retention.

Intel Broadwell processors delayed by manufacturing glitch

Intel has delayed the manufacturing of its upcoming Broadwell microprocessors due to a technical glitch. Production will instead commence in the first quarter of next year, says Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, delaying the chips by a quarter. This is a rare misstep for the company, which hasn't delayed a major chip release since the Pentium 4, as reported by  Computerworld.

Spotlight: DevOps payoff

Teamwork and speed--those are the needs driving adoption of DevOps software development techniques, according to a survey commissioned by CA.

Intel on value of open source, OpenStack cloud

Dirk Hohndel, Intel's chief Linux and open source technologist, talked about the importance of open source to Intel at the LinuxCon conference earlier this week.

Expect even greater energy efficiency in Intel laptops next year

Expect greater energy efficiency from your Intel-based laptops and Ultrabooks next year. 

Intel to push harder in mobile space with new Bay Trail chips

Microsoft isn't the only company that needs to distance itself from the waning desktop market.

Intel to pitch new Terabit optical connector for data centers

Intel is looking to unveil a new optical interconnect that is substantially faster than existing ones that are currently used in data centers.

Intel ramps up mobile chip plans following disappointing quarter

Intel is reemphasizing its plans to go after the mobile chip market following second quarter results that failed to meet Wall Street's expectations.

Qualcomm, Apple, Samsung lead smartphone app processor market

Apple and Samsung are battling for a distance second spot behind leader Qualcomm in the global smartphone app processor market, which reached $3.6 billion in the first quarter, according to the latest stats from Strategy Analytics.

Microsoft working to release better touchpads by the end of 2013

Microsoft is working with Intel and touchpad vendors, such as ELAN and Synaptics, to improve the quality of the touchpads used in PC laptops. This was revealed by Microsoft program manager James Clarke at the Build 2013 conference last week, where he spoke about the lack of consistency and reliability in the touchpads used in laptops today.