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Intel Corporation (INTC)

  • Dec. 14, 2010, 2:36 PM
    Sources say Nvidia's (NVDA +0.8%) Tegra 2 chip will soon appear in an array of tablet computers, including models from Toshiba (TOSBF.PK) and Acer. In addition to Nvidia's discounts, Tegra 2's appeal lies in its strong graphics capabilities.
    | Dec. 14, 2010, 2:36 PM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 14, 2010, 8:33 AM
    A stumbling Nokia (NOK) will delay the release of its new flagship E7 smartphone until early 2011, costing it crucial holiday season sales. Its current flagship, the N8, also shipped late. Premarket, Nokia is -0.7%.
    | Dec. 14, 2010, 8:33 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 13, 2010, 4:54 PM
    Goldman Sachs says tablet computers will cannibalize PC sales at a rate of up to 35%, faster than previously predicted. Correspondingly, in 2011, the PC market Intel (INTC) and Microsoft (MSFT) depend on will only grow 8%. In particular, Microsoft will be left behind, as "a tablet response is still not forthcoming."
    | Dec. 13, 2010, 4:54 PM | 2 Comments
  • Dec. 13, 2010, 1:31 PM
    Recent shipment data indicates the Q4 PC notebook market is in better shape than expected, argues Sterne Agee, largely through demand in China. Some original device manufacturers claim that PC shipments are either flat with Q3, or down by just 5%, better than the seasonal expectation of a 10% to 15% decline.
    | Dec. 13, 2010, 1:31 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 13, 2010, 12:14 PM
    Chip designer ARM Holdings (ARMH +0.6%) says it's looking past its core smartphone business to challenge Intel (INTC -1%) in the server market, where it will start making headway by 2014. This is possibly a defensive move, as Intel continues its push into smartphones with its Atom chip.
    | Dec. 13, 2010, 12:14 PM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 10, 2010, 11:34 AM
    A relatively strong Intel (INTC) gets a Buy rating from Nomura, which launched semiconductor coverage Thursday evening. Texas Instruments (TXN) and Analog Devices (ADI) are both a Sell, and 9 other semiconductor stocks were Neutral. The dim view is in part because Nomura projects only 8% growth in 2011 PC unit sales.
    | Dec. 10, 2010, 11:34 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 10, 2010, 8:12 AM
    The exit of Nvidia's (NVDA) chipsets from the MacBook (AAPL) is part of a planned withdrawal from that overall market, and "has been telegraphed for some time," says Needham & Co. Needham is enthused about Nvidia's processor families and has a Buy recommendation. Premarket, Nvidia is -0.3%.
    | Dec. 10, 2010, 8:12 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 9, 2010, 9:45 AM
    Intel's (INTC +0.7%) Atom chips will appear in 'premiere-branded' smartphones in 2011, said CEO Paul Otellini, on Wednesday. This is a new market for Intel, which faces as rival ARM Holdings (ARMH -0.4%), which designs chips for almost all major smartphone models. Acknowledging this, Otellini says, "I view this as being a marathon not a sprint."
    | Dec. 9, 2010, 9:45 AM | 2 Comments
  • Dec. 9, 2010, 8:34 AM
    Sources claim Apple (AAPL) will replace Nvidia's (NVDA) graphics chips with Intel's (INTC) upcoming Sandy Bridge processors in some MacBooks lines. Apple wants to use Sandy Bridge's advanced graphics capabilities in its lower-end models. Premarket, NVDA is -3.3%.
    | Dec. 9, 2010, 8:34 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 8, 2010, 5:11 PM
    Intel (INTC) at last formed a unit to push into the growing netbook and tablet computer markets. Intel has played watch and see about the devices, but now "it makes sense for us to sharpen our focus on these friends of the PC," says a spokesman. Intel closed +1.1%.
    | Dec. 8, 2010, 5:11 PM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 8, 2010, 3:33 PM
    After more than a year's hiatus over economic concerns, Intel (INTC +1.3%) is again buying back shares, claims a confident CEO Paul Otellini. He says that Intel was "back in the market this quarter," but didn't say how many shares it bought. Last month, Intel said it would boost its quarterly dividend by 15%.
    | Dec. 8, 2010, 3:33 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 7, 2010, 3:23 PM
    More details emerge about the Chrome OS (GOOG) notebook. Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD) will provide the WiFi and 3G connectivity, and the initial manufacturers will be Acer, Samsung (SSNLF.PK), and Intel (INTC). It can be set up quickly, has a super-fast booting capability, and ships by mid-2011.
    | Dec. 7, 2010, 3:23 PM | Comment!
  • Nov. 29, 2010, 1:11 PM
    Intel (INTC -0.8%) will probably settle out of court with Nvidia (NVDA -0.2%) to resolve a tangled licensing mess dating from 2009, believes UBS Securities. Intel would rather make a payment to avoid a trial and the loss of access to key graphics patents from Nvidia, says UBS.
    | Nov. 29, 2010, 1:11 PM | Comment!
  • Nov. 23, 2010, 1:07 PM
    Acer is entering its own family of devices into the tablet computer arena. Like its late entering rivals, Acer faces stiff competition, a potential product glut, and may find the iPad 2 (AAPL) sucks all the oxygen from the market in Q1 next year.
    | Nov. 23, 2010, 1:07 PM | Comment!
  • Nov. 22, 2010, 3:30 PM
    Intel (INTC +0.1%) will offer its Atom processors combined with programmable chips from Altera (ALTR +1.1%) to expand into the medical device and other markets. With PC demand weakening, Intel needs other revenue streams, and is introducing chips for cars, web televisions, smartphones, and tablet computers.
    | Nov. 22, 2010, 3:30 PM | 1 Comment
  • Nov. 18, 2010, 11:39 AM
    Arm Holdings (ARMH +3.8%) is talking to Google (GOOG) about using its chips in Google TV systems. Google TV's software is optimized for Intel (INTC) Atom chips, which Arm claims cost more and require more energy than its own processors. Sony (SNE) and Logitech (LOGI) plan to ship Atom-based Google TV consoles this year.
    | Nov. 18, 2010, 11:39 AM | Comment!
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Intel Corporation is a semiconductor chip maker. It develops integrated digital technology products like integrated circuits, for industries such as computing and communications.