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Intel

Intel Corp is the world's biggest semiconductor chip-maker, based on revenue. It invented the x86 series of microprocessors, which are found most personal computers, but has found itself on the back foot with the move to mobile devices powered by operating systems created by Apple and Google. 

Intel to spend 9b yuan in China push

Intel has sought to partner with mobile chipmakers in the hope they could help it regain market dominance. Photo: Reuters

Intel Corp, struggling to break into the market for chips that run smartphones, will spend as much as nine billion yuan (HK$11.4 billion) on a stake in Tsinghua Unigroup.

Saturday, 27 September, 2014, 1:23am

Intel's stock rally shades prospects for smaller peers in chip sector

Shares of Intel Corp are up almost 17 per cent since June 12.

The recent rally in Intel Corp may signal weakness for other semiconductor stocks.

11 Aug 2014 - 4:44am

Intel raises revenue forecast as corporate PC demand improves

Intel's last annual sales growth was the 24 per cent gain it posted in 2011, when revenue was US$54 billion.

Intel Corp has raised its forecast for second-quarter revenue and said annual sales would increase for the first time since 2011 as demand for corporate personal computers picked up.

14 Jun 2014 - 6:08am

Intel donates HK$14m in equipment to Chinese University

Professors and students attend presentation at the Intel Embedded Systems Research Centre at Chinese University. Photo: David Wong

US technology giant Intel has donated HK$14 million worth of equipment for a new research centre at Chinese University's computer science and engineering department as part of a partnership with the institution.

7 Apr 2014 - 4:54am

Intel prepares ultra-small chips for Dick Tracy-style gadgets

Chipmaking giant Intel says its new Intel Quark ships will be five times smaller and 10 times more power efficient than Intel’s Atom chips for tablets and smartphones. Photo: Reuters

Intel is working on a new line of ultra-small and ultra-low-power microchips for wearable devices like smartwatches and bracelets, a bid by the company to make sure it will be at the crest of the next big technology wave after arriving late to the smartphone and tablet revolution.

11 Sep 2013 - 12:50pm

China, once US companies’ great hope, now a drag

KFC’s parent, Yum Brands, gets nearly 51 per cent of revenue from China, highlighting US companies’ exposure to any slowdown on the mainland. Photo: Reuters

It’s official: China’s slowdown is starting to hurt corporate America.

As the world’s second-largest economy - and still growing - China is seen as a primary source of revenue growth by the largest US companies. But a country that once boasted double-digit growth is now growing at a more modest 7.5 per cent rate, its credit markets are overheated and fears of a housing bubble remain.

19 Jul 2013 - 3:39pm

Intel scores major win in new Samsung Galaxy tablet: source

Samsung Electronics has chosen an Intel processor to power a new version of one of its top-tier Android tablets, a source with knowledge of the plans told Reuters, in a major victory for the US chipmaker, which is struggling to find its footing in the mobile market.

31 May 2013 - 12:08pm

Intel scores major win in new Samsung Galaxy tablet: source

Samsung Electronics has chosen an Intel processor to power a new version of one of its top-tier Android tablets, a source with knowledge of the plans told Reuters, in a major victory for the US chipmaker, which is struggling to find its footing in the mobile market.

31 May 2013 - 12:06pm

Insider to lead Intel out to new mobile ground

Brian Krzanich

Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, named chief operating officer Brian Krzanich its chief executive, leaning on an insider to accelerate a shift towards mobile devices as the personal computer age wanes.

4 May 2013 - 4:31am

Intel expands mobile push in China

ZTE and Lenovo are Intel's largest mobile phone making partners in China. Photo: Reuters

Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, is accelerating its involvement in mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and ultrabooks in the China market. In March, ZTE, China's second-biggest manufacturer of telecommunications equipment, announced a strategic partnership with Intel for advanced smartphones. Intel is developing unique smartphones for ZTE that are powered by its new Intel Atom Z2580 processor.

4 Apr 2013 - 4:00am

Speculation on mainland 4G network expansion helps lift ZTE shares

ZTE announced a strategic collaboration with semiconductor giant Intel on advanced smartphones. Photo: Reuters

Shenzhen-based ZTE's share price rose 8.94 per cent to finish at HK$14.14, its biggest one-day gain since January 29, 2009 when the company was lifted by news of being included among the major suppliers of 3G network equipment for China Mobile.

7 Mar 2013 - 6:12am

ZTE pairs with Intel, Huawei to woo Europe

The new ZTE Grand S Lite pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Photo; Reuters

ZTE and Huawei are making new tactical moves on different fronts, with the former announcing a new tie-up with chip giant Intel as the latter defends its position in the lucrative European market. 

6 Mar 2013 - 10:21am

Intel boss Otellini says his successor likely to come from inside

Intel Corp., the world’s largest computer-chip maker, is most likely to choose its next chief executive officer from among internal candidates, current chief executive Paul Otellini said.

“It’s not up to me, but I think that’s the most likely outcome,” Otellini, 62, told a a conference. “I’m very comfortable with the internal candidates.”

6 Dec 2012 - 2:17pm

Sharp shares up on Intel deal report

Sharp shares jumped on a reported Intel stake sale.

Shares in Sharp, Japan's largest maker of liquid-crystal displays, rose the most in more than two months in Tokyo after Kyodo News said the company was in final talks to sell a stake to Intel.

15 Nov 2012 - 6:57am

Intel, Qualcomm may invest US$378m in Sharp:sources

Sharp Corp, Japan’s top maker of liquid crystal displays, may be about to receive a lifeline from Intel and Qualcomm. Photo: AFP

US-based Intel and Qualcomm are in talks to jointly i nvest about 30 billion yen (US$378 million) in debt-stricken Japanese consumer electronics maker Sharp Corp, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

14 Nov 2012 - 2:09pm

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