Intel, Wipro Join Trade Group to Expand Markets for IoT

IndiaPRNewswire — LONDON: Intel, a world leader in computing innovation, and Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, today announced that they are joining the International M2M Council (IMC), a global trade association for the growing industry known as the Internet of Things. IMC, which has quickly gained over 10,000 members, comprised almost entirely of OEMs, enterprise users, and applications developers, aims to boost understanding and sales in IoT.

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/intel-wipro-join-trade-group-to-expand-markets-for-iot-2015-08-11

Intel’s Invent 50 competition encourages tech innovation among Singapore students

SingaporeMIS Asia — As part of the celebration for Singapore’s 50th anniversary and the 50th year of Moore’s Law, Intel Singapore has launched Invent 50, a competition that aims to drive and inspire innovation amongst tertiary students. Supported by the Ministry of Education (MOE), this initiative aligns with Singapore’s Smart Nation vision of harnessing technological innovation to support better living, create more opportunities, and foster stronger communities.

http://mis-asia.com/tech/industries/intels-invent-50-competition-encourages-tech-innovation-among-singapore-students/

India x86 server market on a growth path in 1Q15, says IDC

IndiaDigi Times — According to IDC APeJ Server Tracker, the x86 server market in India grew 7.5% in terms of shipments, while in terms of revenues the market witnessed a double-digit percentage on-year growth in the first quarter of 2015. A key highlight of this quarter was the increased uptake of higher priced density and rack optimized servers that led to an increase in the ASP of the servers in the first quarter of 2015 and in-turn resulted in a higher growth percentage in terms of revenues rather than shipments.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20150716PR203.html

Intel keen to partner ‘Digital India’ initiative

IndiaThe Hindu — Global computer chip-maker Intel is looking to leverage on India’s digital initiatives. The company is partnering several Indian states in their digitalisation efforts with a focus on about 10 States. “Intel’s technology leadership makes it an exclusive expert in delivering end-to-end solutions which are vital for Digital India,” Srinivas Tadigadapa, Director – Enterprise Solutions, Intel South Asia, said while addressing media roundtable on Intel’s roadmap to a Digital India.

http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/intel-keen-to-partner-digital-india-initiative/article7396066.ece

Digitimes Research: Intel processor shipments rely on Windows tablets for growth, from TW

ChinaObserving the Intel mobile platform’s development in the non-Android tablet market, Digitimes Research expects Windows tablets to replace Android tablets and become Intel’s new focus. Intel’s Education Tablet, which achieved success in the education sector in 2014, is also expected to benefit the CPU giant’s mobile processor shipments in 2015.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20150703PD208.html?chid=2

Intel shows foresight in hookup with Shenzhen’s white boxers

ChinaWant China Times — Intel, the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker, has spared no efforts implementing its CTE (China technology ecosystem) initiative in Shenzhen over the past two years to set up a Chinese technology ecosystem and white-box industry chain as part of its efforts to build a solid presence in the mobile terminal market, the Beijing-based Caixin Weekly reports.

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Intel to push IoT business partnerships with China supply chain

China.gifDigi Times — Intel, in a move to tighten its partnerships with the China-based supply chain, is planning to host a summit prior to its Intel Developer Forum (IDF) San Francisco starting August 17 to unveil its newest strategy with the supply chain for the Internet of things (IoT) industry, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20150706PD204.html

Intel could also be TSMC customer, says Chang

TaiwanTSMC is dedicated to providing foundry services for logic IC providers worldwide, and mergers in the industry will have little impact on the foundry’s operations, said company chairman Morris Chang in response to media queries on Altera’s recent announcement of being acquired by Intel. Many market observers consider that Intel’s acquisition of Altera, which makes use of TSMC’s foundry services, may have an adverse impact on TSMC.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20150609PD213.html

IOT solutions are need of the hour in India

IndiaIntel at Computex announced products and solutions that will deliver new user experiences and support the computing ecosystem’s expansion into new areas. With the Indian government bullish on making India a technology empowered nation, Intel is pushing its envelope with relevant innovations. “The newly launched Intel® Internet Of Things Gateway product family is set to give developers and the ecosystem the flexibility to create and deploy innovative, cost-effective IoT solutions which are the need of the hour in a developing economy like India,” said Sandeep Aurora, director, marketing and market development, Intel South Asia.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/IOT-solutions-are-need-of-the-hour-in-India/articleshow/47606559.cms

Intel launches Internet of Things initiatives in Taiwan

TaiwanIntel Corp. has launched five Internet  of Things (IoT) initiatives in Taiwan, according to a press statement by the Santa Clara, California-based chip vendor. The pilot projects and deployments are in collaboration with various companies in Taiwan and these are to enable the development of smart cities, factories and homes.

http://mis-asia.com/resource/industries/intel-launches-internet-of-things-initiatives-in-taiwan/

Open Data Center Alliance Welcomes Board Members from China Unicom, Infosys and Intel

China.gifPORTLAND, Ore., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA), the global organization where members work together to advance the deployment of enterprise cloud solutions and services that are interoperable, secure and free of vendor lock-in, today welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors – Samson David of Infosys, Edward Goldman of Intel, and Wanjing Li, of China Unicom Group. The Alliance also introduced nine new member companies, bringing its general membership to an all-time high as the organization approaches its fifth anniversary.

http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2015/05/26/open-data-center-alliance-welcomes-board-members-china-unicom-infosys-and-intel#axzz3cDO0S3rn

COMPUTEX: Intel unveils IoT solutions with Taiwanese partners

TaiwanIntel announced five new Internet of Things (IoT) pilot projects and developments with its Taiwanese partners Wednesday, showing momentum for IoT adoption for what it describes as a “transformation of business and better life experience.” The world’s largest chip maker hosted an IoT-themed press conference at the ongoing Computex Taipei trade show to announce the results and future expansion plans to make IoT — the concept of connecting household devices to the internet — a reality in Asia and elsewhere in the world.

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Intel builds smart energy lab with Chinese company

China.gifUS-based semiconductor chip maker Intel announced on May 28 the completion of a smart energy union laboratory jointly built with China’s Smart Energy Industry Technology Innovation Strategy Union, reports yicai, the online portal of Shanghai’s China Business News. The Smart Energy Industry Technology Innovation Strategy Union signed the strategic cooperation agreement with Intel at the first Intel energy solution summit last year.

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Intel, Department of Science and Technology partner for Digital India innovation

IndiaNEW DELHI: Chip giant Intel has partnered the Department of Science and Technology (DS&T) to develop solutions for driving the technology adoption in the country.  It has also roped in IIM Ahmedabad’s Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) as the execution partner for the programme.  “The ‘Innovate for Digital India Challenge’ focusses on creating products to make technology simpler and increasing adoption in India. It will be open to entrepreneurs, in ..

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/intel-department-of-science-and-technology-partner-for-digital-india-innovation/articleshow/47043964.cms

Spreadtrum, Rockchips team up with Intel to take on MediaTek

China.gifAfter lagging behind its rivals in chip development for mobile devices, US chipmaker Intel has been gearing up to assign more resources to enter the low- to mid-range mobile communications chip turf by joining forces with Chinese counterparts, Guangzhou’s 21st Century Business Herald reports. In turn, a move by Intel to cooperate with Spreadtrum Communications and Fuzhou Rockchips Electronics is expected to help the two Chinese integrated circuit designers take on competition from Taiwan-based counterpart MediaTek in the mobile communications chip market.

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?cid=1204&MainCatID=12&id=20150415000130

Micron raises NAND flash quotes

TaiwanMicron Technology has raised its prices for NAND flash memory amid short supply from SanDisk, according to industry sources. Micron ships NAND flash chips mainly to Intel and Seagate based on long-term, fixed-price contracts, said the sources. While having the majority of its production capacity reserved for orders placed by the two biggest clients, Micron has told its other clients that prices for NAND flash chips have been adjusted upward on tight capacity, the sources noted.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20150401PD214.html

Intel acquisition of Altera not expected to hurt TSMC: analysts

TaiwanTaiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world’s largest contract chip maker, will likely not be affected by Intel’s rumored acquisition of chipmaking partner Altera, industry analysts said Sunday. Analysts familiar with Taiwan’s semiconductor sector said that because Altera has already shifted most of its orders to Intel from TSMC, the deal would not affect the bellwether Taiwanese company significantly.

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Cadence and Intel collaborate to release 14nm library characterization reference flow, from TW

TaiwanCadence Design Systems and Intel have delivered a 14nm library characterization reference flow for customers of Intel Custom Foundry, continuing their collaboration on enabling digital and custom/analog flows for the Intel 14nm platform, according to the companies. The library characterization reference flow is centered on the Cadence Virtuoso Liberate Characterization solution and Spectre Circuit Simulator and enables accurate 14nm logic libraries.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20150318PR200.html

SKT, Intel unveil world’s first network boost technology at MWC

KoreaSK Telecom said Monday that alongside Intel it has showcased a mobile network technology that dramatically enhances data transmission capacity at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. “Together with global network companies such as Intel and Kumu, we have reached an important milestone in commercializing a fifth-generation (5G) mobile network,” said SK Telecom Chief Technology Officer Choi Jin-sung. “We plan to further cooperate in establishing a 5G network system and demonstrating related services for the first time in the world.”

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/tech/2015/03/419_174410.html

Intel reportedly to delay launch of 14nm Skylake desktop CPUs, from TW

TaiwanIntel reportedly has informed its motherboard partners that it will delay the release of its 14nm Skylake desktop CPUs and corresponding 100-series chipsets to the end of August, compared to its original schedule set for the second quarter of 2015, according to sources in Taiwan’s motherboard industry.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20150216PD207.html