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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.
Teamwork and speed--those are the needs driving adoption of DevOps software development techniques, according to a survey commissioned by CA.
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 greater energy efficiency from your Intel-based laptops and Ultrabooks next year.
Microsoft isn't the only company that needs to distance itself from the waning desktop market.
Intel is looking to unveil a new optical interconnect that is substantially faster than existing ones that are currently used in data centers.
Intel is reemphasizing its plans to go after the mobile chip market following second quarter results that failed to meet Wall Street's expectations.
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 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.