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Global Shortage Of Cybersecurity Shortage According To Intel Report
The Intel Security and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has found that over 200,000 cybersecurity jobs were left vacant in the US in 2015 and that an average of 15% of cybersecurity positions will remain vacant by 2020. “This is a global problem; a majority of respondents in... Read more
Intel Warns Of Alarming Rise In Ransomware Attacks
According to the European head of technology for Intel, Raj Samani, Ransomware is “rising at an alarming rate and show no signs of stopping…” Ransomware is malicious malware installed secretly on victim’s machines that encrypts all or part of the data on a person’s machine and that can then... Read more
  PC Market Not Dead, Says Intel Boss
It’s just we’re all waiting longer in between upgrades… At least that’s what Intel CEO Brian Krzanich stated on the first day of June at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York. Kraznich was fairly adamant in his belief that the ‘PC is not dead,’ even if right... Read more
Tag Heuer, Intel and Google Team Up To Make A Smartwatch
Without a doubt, the smartwatch is this year’s tech must have item. I mean, if you are going to buy a wearable then you are going to be looking at a smartwatch. Unless of course you just need a fitness tracker, but (exercise aside) where’s the fun in that? The... Read more
Intel RealSense 3D Camera: It’s Like Having A Kinect Inside Your Laptop
The new RealSense 3D camera from chip manufacturer Intel, has been described as having one of the next-generation Kinect sensors right inside your laptop. The Intel RealSense 3D camera will, in effect, transform your usual workspace into a kind of holodeck. The system comes complete with a very sophisticated gesture... Read more
Intel Buys PasswordBox
On Monday of this week, a recent deal was announced regarding Intel acquiring a cross-platform identity management service, based out of Montreal, called PasswordBox. The recent acquisition means the firm will be merged with the Intel Security Group portfolio. Intel has said this acquisition of PasswordBox will encourage the company’s Safe... Read more
Google Glass to Get Intel Chip in 2015
Reports are circling that microchip manufacturer, Intel, will be suppling a new chip for a the latest version of Google Glass. The new version of Glass will be available in 2015, according to news reports. The new chip will replace the current one that is made by Texas Instruments. ... Read more
Intel Merging Mobile & PC Chip Division
Intel is not happy with the performance of its mobile division, sinking $1 billion into Intel’s profits this year. To fix the issue, Intel will be merging its more profitable PC division with the mobile division. Named “client computing group” the new division will work on most of Intel’s... Read more
Unreal Engine 4 Rendering Looks So Real, You’ll Think it is
Until I saw the following, I thought that I could tell the difference between CGI and real video footage.  The movie industry has relied heavily upon CGI for countless films, especially the epics that have come about of late.  To be honest they do a great job, but I... Read more
Intel Super-Thin PC-Tablet Hybrid
There are plans by Intel to release an ultra thin, two-in-one device powered by Intel’s newest processor chip.   Their procesessor, Broadwell, was delayed for more than a quarter.  But customers can expect to purchase new Broadwell-based hardware just before summer holidays. Intel plans to jump on the tablet bandwagon hopefully... Read more
Intel To Make 3D Printed Robot Kits
On Wednesday of last week Intel debuted a fully customizable, 3D-printable robot at the Re/code Code Conference.  Brian David Johnson created the “21st Century Robot” project.  According to the project’s website, the project is the result of a varied collaboration of developers from the University of Southern California, the... Read more
What To Expect From Computex 2014
Computex 2014 kicks off today in Taipei starting with a press conference, followed by an official start tomorrow when over 1,700 companies will showcase their new designs to 130,000 attendees. Asia’s largest technology show is an opportunity for some of the big name and less-known vendors to launch their... Read more
Meet Intel’s New 730 Series SSD
The Intel Corporation knows both the technical and commercial value of SSD’s and has a selection to choose from.  One of the frontrunners is the Intel 730 Series.  This was introduced to market a couple of months ago in February 2014. The drive was aimed squarely at professionals and enthusiasts, as... Read more
Intel Unveils Devil Canyon Chip
Usually the GDC is all about the games and related gaming technologies.  This year at the 2014 Games Developers Conference Intel had decided it was the time to talk about their new processor line-up. The 3 new and powerful chips that were unveiled by Intel this week are undoubtedly... Read more
Intel Announces Two New Mobile Processors
Many people are focussing on the smartphone and tablet manufactures at MWC 2014. Other firms are there to present their technology, which actually powers those latest, must have gadgets. One such company, that is always a smart move to keep an eye on, is Intel–and they rarely disappoint people.... Read more
Intel Debuts SD Card-Sized Computer
Intel has just unveiled Edison. A new computer which is housed inside an SD card, which has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and it can support multiple operating systems. Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO, has said the goal of Edison is to give wearable tech manufacturers a go-to option when they need a... Read more
Qualcomm Announces its First 64-bit CPU For Cheap Smartphones
Qualcomm has announced that it will be producing a new version of the snapdragon processor that will support the new advanced computing architecture. This move follows in the footsteps of Apple and Intel, who have already developed 64-bit CPUs. Apple’s is used in the iPhone 5S’s A7 processor and... Read more
Intel Launches Bay Trail – A Family Of Chips For Low Power Devices
Intel has launched a new family of chips, which it has named Bay Trail, in a bid to challenge its rival ARM. The chips are designed for use in low-power devices like tablets, using what Intel call “3D transistors”, which boost computational power but use less energy. This could... Read more