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Intel expanding BYOD program

Intel is apparently having some success with its BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device program, as reported by Computerworld.

Intel sees 5 million hours in productivity gains through BYOD program

While struggling to expand its position in the mobile chip market, Intel has had success on the mobile front within its own organization through its BYOD program, according to the chip maker's "2012-2013 IT Performance Report."

Hadoop gets workout at Strata

Hadoop has been getting a workout over the last year and both large and small companies revealed their progress this week at the Strata Conference in Santa Clara, Calif., in leveraging the open source system to unleash the power of big data.

Intel scoops up appMobi's HTML5 developer tools, staff

Intel has acquired appMobi's HTML5 developer tools division and related technical staff in an effort to strengthen its presence in the mobile software market. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Spotlight: Intel continues mobile push with appMobi buy

Intel is boosting its presence in the mobile application developers market with the purchase of appMobi's HTML5 developer tools and hired away from appMobi, according to a report by TechCrunch.

HP ships 14-inch Chromebook

Amidst persistent rumors over the last month, Hewlett-Packard on Monday officially joined the ranks of computer makers such as Samsung, Acer and Lenovo in offering Chromebook laptops.

Intel introduces new series of mSATA SSDs

Intel has unveiled a new series of mSATA solid-state drives that is about one-eighth the size of a typical 2.5-inch SSD. Equipped with 25nm MLC flash storage, the 525 Series SSD sports a SATA 6 interface and weighs just 10 grams. According to Infostor, data on the drive is kept safe with the use of built-in 128-bit AES encryption.

Intel envisions fiber optics at motherboard level

Intel is preparing for a future where fiber optics is implemented at the motherboard level and used to shuffle data at high-speeds between servers. The appeal of light has to do with it being a much faster vehicle for moving data compared to ordinary electrical wiring, as well as its lower power requirements.

Facebook driving standards for big data hardware

It was inevitable that a leading producer of the world's immense data bloom would try to assert its influence on hardware vendors and developers to create standards around the systems that store and process its massive data stores.

IDC: Economic uncertainty, Windows 8, tablets blamed for PC chip drop

Economic uncertainty, delays in PC purchases caused by the Windows 8 launch and the tablet's displacement of low-end PCs all contributed to a 2.4 percent drop in PC microprocessor revenues last year, according to the latest figures from research firm IDC.