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Intel Ousts CEO Bob Swan

Intel Corp. ousted Chief Executive Bob Swan in a surprise move after activist hedge fund Third Point LLC urged sweeping changes to revive the semiconductor giant’s fortunes. Intel on Wednesday said Mr. Swan would be replaced by VMware Inc. chief Pat Gelsinger effective Feb. 15. Mr. Gelsinger, who was once …

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Intel Announces Its 11th Gen H-Series CPUs for Gaming Laptops

Intel has announced its first trio of 11th Gen H-Series processors meant for the next generation of gaming laptops.Starting with the Intel Core i7-11375H Special Edition, it’s a 4-core, 8-thread processor with a maximum single-core boost of 5GHz. Intel claims to outperform its competitors, including the AMD Ryzen 4800HS and …

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Intel envisions drones with ‘biological’ brains and eyes

Intel hopes its new, cutting-edge 21st technology will make drones at least as smart as bugs, maybe even birds. Intel envisions biological drones. The company is installing its new Loihi chips into drones, hoping to give them capabilities approaching animals. Drones are amazing technology. But among the things they can’t …

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Intel Agencies Seek to Perfect Biometric Recognition from Drones

The intelligence community wants to put biometric identification technology on drones but has hit a wall when it comes to the most widely used biometric: facial recognition. Federal programs experimenting with facial recognition technology have found the reliability depends greatly on lighting, camera position and other environmental factors—elements that are …

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Walmart and Intel drone display presents holiday lights and music.

John Lovett   | Times Record A holiday light display using nearly 1,000 drones will be seen over the skies in Fayetteville on Dec. 20 as part of a collaboration between Walmart and Intel. The “Walmart Holiday Drone Light Show” is a free and contactless experience that brings holiday songs and lights …

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Walmart recruits 1,000 Intel drones for pandemic-friendly holiday light show

This illustration gives an idea of how the holiday drone light shows will be arranged. Walmart The coronavirus pandemic has put a lid on many typical holiday traditions in the US. There won’t be any visits to mall Santas or packed theater performances of The Nutcracker. Retailer Walmart has instead decided …

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Intel Wants its Fleet of Drones to Monitor America’s Aging, Unsafe Bridges

Plenty of people are excited about laying down new high-tech infrastructure to create smart cities. But can cutting-edge technology also be used to keep tabs on existing infrastructure, such as bridges? Intel certainly believes so — and it recently signed a deal with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Kentucky …

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