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Intel reveals the Lakefield chips for foldables that prove it can still innovate

Intel reveals the Lakefield chips for foldables that prove it can still innovate

Intel's new hybrid processors, Intel Lakefield, have launched today, promising smaller and more flexible chips for ultraportables, folding form-factors, and more. Announced first at CES 2020 back in January, Lakefield combines several of the ideas Intel has been working on over the past few years: ultra-low-power CPUs, 3D packaging, and always-on connectivity.

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The Apple Arm Mac bombshell reportedly drops at WWDC 2020

The Apple Arm Mac bombshell reportedly drops at WWDC 2020

Apple could announce its Arm-based Mac switch as soon as WWDC 2020, insiders claim, giving developers a heads-up that the first Macs to use the same sort of chip tech as iPhone and iPad are in the pipeline for 2021. It's an aggressive roadmap, apparently buoyed by impressive performance for the new breed of Apple-designed chips in current prototypes.

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Samsung Galaxy Book S with Intel Lakefield gives Hybrid CPU its laptop debut

Samsung Galaxy Book S with Intel Lakefield gives Hybrid CPU its laptop debut

Samsung has revealed a new Galaxy Book S with an Intel processor, swapping out Qualcomm's ARM-based Snapdragon chip for an Intel Lakefield Hybrid CPU. It's the first implementation of the new processor tech, which stacks its silicon in three dimensions for a much smaller form-factor overall.

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Watch the video Mobileye says casts doubt on every other autonomous car project

Watch the video Mobileye says casts doubt on every other autonomous car project

Intel's autonomous car division, Mobileye, has released a new video showing one of its self-driving cars in action, an unedited 40 minute stretch of the vehicle navigating a challenging urban environment. In the process, Mobileye - which was acquired by Intel in early 2017, in a deal worth over $15 billion - raises questions about the path to autonomous driving taken by most other projects, Tesla and Waymo included.

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Intel just bought the WiFi tech loved by gamers-in-the-know

Intel just bought the WiFi tech loved by gamers-in-the-know

Intel has bought the company behind the Killer networking tech, promising to bring the gamer-favorite to a broader audience as it integrates it with its own WiFi products. Handiwork of Rivet Networks, the Killer brand has proved to be a perennial favorite for those wanting to squeeze out latency and maximize their bandwidth, particularly in gaming where milliseconds can mean the difference between winning and losing.

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Galaxy Book S laptop will ditch ARM processor for Intel

Galaxy Book S laptop will ditch ARM processor for Intel

It's definitely understandable if you've forgotten or don't even know what the Galaxy Book S is. Announced back in August 2019 but made available only in January, the laptop is one of if not the only Windows 10 on ARM device that Samsung has ever made. It might be the last one it makes as well if this recent sighting from Samsung's own website is any indication of its desire to rewrite history and present the Galaxy Book S as an Intel-powered laptop instead.

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Intel 10th-gen vPro now available for business customers

Intel 10th-gen vPro now available for business customers

We mostly cover consumer technology and products here because those are the things that are most accessible to people. That, however, doesn't discount the innovation and progress that happens in the enterprise and businesses which, more often than not, are what keeps the world churning behind the scenes. In fact, Intel might argue that those businesses may be more profitable but also more sensitive. With its newest fleet of vPro-branded processors, Intel isn't just focusing on performance but also on leveling up its security game to protect these customers.

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This AI is learning to spot brain tumors – without infringing privacy

This AI is learning to spot brain tumors – without infringing privacy

Intel and Penn Medicine are working on a huge, institution-spanning AI that will help identify brain tumors but without overstepping on strict medical privacy rules. The cross-location AI will use a technique known as "federated learning" as it spans 29 different healthcare and research institutions.

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New Thunderbolt hack exposes your files: How to check if you’re safe [Updated]

New Thunderbolt hack exposes your files: How to check if you’re safe [Updated]

A new Thunderbolt vulnerability could allow hackers to bypass a laptop's security and access its files - regardless of your password - in a matter of minutes, researchers have announced. Dubbed Thunderspy, the exploit can be used on computers with encrypted drives, though it requires physical access to the notebook and Intel says that recent OSes, including Windows, macOS, and Linux, have been patched against the hack.

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Tile and Intel team to make your laptop trackable

Tile and Intel team to make your laptop trackable

Tile is partnering up with Intel to put its tracking tech into laptops, with the potential for notebook-makers to quickly enable location services for lost or stolen PCs. Expected to launch later in the year, the chip-level integration would do away with the need to duct-tape a Tile tracker to your laptop lid.

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Intel buys Moovit (because self-driving cars can’t be everywhere)

Intel buys Moovit (because self-driving cars can’t be everywhere)

Intel has acquired Moovit, splashing out around $900 million on the public transit planning app, with plans to integrate it into what until now has been the chip-maker's autonomous car business. Moovit offers multimodal trip planning, spanning trains, buses, scooters, and other methods, and Intel says it intends to combine it with its Mobileye division.

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New 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020) – How to choose wisely

New 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020) – How to choose wisely

Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro follows its bigger sibling with an improved keyboard and an uptick in performance, but there's a bigger decision to be made than just screen size. The 2020 refresh of the smaller MacBook Pro creates two distinct tiers within the 13-inch screen size, and the differences between them are arguably more obvious than ever. Here's what you need to know...

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