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At the Game Developers Conference (GDC), Intel announced new programs, tools, utilities and games available for Intel users and developers taking advantage of Intel’s latest CPU and graphics platform capabilities. Intel demonstrated the first desktop 5th gen Intel® Core™ processor with Intel® Iris™ Pro graphics, coming this summer. Applications from key ISVs such as Codemasters*, Ubisoft*, and Funcom* as well as Microsoft* DirectX 12 applications running smoothly on Intel graphics were demonstrated and a new developer program “Achievement Unlocked” was announced. The company also announced a leading gaming software utility from Raptr* available for the first time on Intel graphics that automatically adjusts a PCs’ game settings for optimal gameplay.  Read this blog for more information.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 4, 2015 – Intel Corporation today announced the 11 winners of the company's most prestigious award for suppliers, the Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award. These companies set themselves apart from the thousands of suppliers that work with Intel by demonstrating industry-leading results and commitment across all critical focus areas on which they are measured: quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems, and environmental sustainability.

 

This honor, which recognizes outstanding dedication to broad performance excellence, distinguishes these suppliers as truly world class within Intel's supply chain. This elite group of top-performing suppliers is truly exceptional and makes major contributions to Intel's technology leadership, affordability and customer responsiveness. Providing products and services deemed essential to Intel's business success, the 2014 winners help Intel "Innovate to Deliver Smart and Connected Devices," which is the theme of the ceremony tonight in Santa Clara, California, where these suppliers will be honored.

 

"Intel's SCQI award winners lead the industry in innovation, affordability, agility, customer responsiveness and environmental sustainability," said William Holt, executive vice president and general manager of Intel's Technology and Manufacturing Group. "We are proud to acknowledge their superb achievements and continuous quality improvement. We thank the award winners for their vital role and collaboration in our world-class supply chain."

 

The SCQI award is part of Intel's SCQI program, which encourages Intel's key suppliers to strive for best-in-class levels of excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for SCQI status, suppliers must exceed the highest expectations and aggressive performance goals while scoring at least 95 percent on an integrated report card that assesses performance throughout the year. Suppliers must also achieve 90 percent or greater on a challenging improvement plan and demonstrate outstanding quality and business systems.

 

Additional information about the SCQI program is available at www.intel.com/go/quality.

 

The SCQI winners provide Intel with the following products or services:

  • Cabot Microelectronics Corporation*: CMP slurries and CMP pads
  • Daewon Semiconductor Packaging Industrial Co. Ltd.*: plastic injection molded tray (PIMT) media for bare die automation, substrate transport, device assembly and test, final shipping and storage, bare die tape and reel (BDTR) media for bare die transport
  • Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation*: dry etching, ashing, metrology and advanced packaging systems
  • Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.*: thermal thin film processing solution system
  • IBIDEN Co. Ltd.*: substrate packaging materials
  • JSR Corporation*: advanced photoresists, packaging materials and CMP Materials
  • Moses Lake Industries (Tama Chemicals)*: plating, lithography, cleans and reagent chemicals
  • Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd.*: multilayer ceramic capacitors, inductors and electromagnetic interference components, SAW filters, and RF modules
  • Senju Metal Industry Co. Ltd*: soldering materials (sphere, flux, paste)
  • SUMCO Corporation*: 200mm and 300mm epitaxial and polished silicon wafers
  • Tosoh Quartz Inc.*: quartzware for semiconductor wafer processing equipment

 

About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. As a leader in corporate responsibility and sustainability, Intel also manufactures the world's first commercially available "conflict-free" microprocessors. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com and about Intel's conflict-free efforts at conflictfree.intel.com.

 

Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

 

*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 4, 2015 – Intel Corporation today announced that 19 companies will receive the 2014 Intel Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award that recognizes commitment to performance excellence and continuous improvement. These companies achieve PQS status by demonstrating industry-leading commitment across all key performance focus areas: quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems, and environmental sustainability.

 

In addition to the PQS award, Intel recognized two suppliers with the Supplier Achievement Award, which is a focused recognition for extraordinary accomplishments in one or more key performance areas. This year's winners were acknowledged for exceptional results delivering leading-edge technology solutions and excellence in product availability to meet Intel's evolving needs as an industry leader. The 2014 PQS and Achievement winners will be honored at a ceremony tonight in Santa Clara, California.

 

"Intel is excited to acknowledge our Preferred Quality Suppliers for their outstanding performance in 2014 to deliver industry-leading technology with world-class cost, velocity and sustainability," said Robert Bruck, vice president and general manager of Global Supply Management at Intel. "The innovation and cooperation of these suppliers remains one of the crucial factors in enabling Intel to extend our industry-leading silicon, packaging and test technologies, to enhance value to our customers."

 

"2014 was a really pivotal year when our efforts to ramp new technologies and innovative products culminated in achieving positive momentum across all product categories," added Jacklyn Sturm, vice president, Technology and Manufacturing Group and general manager of Global Supply Management at Intel. " We could not have done this without Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award winners working alongside us, tackling complex technical and supply chain challenges with market speed, with innovative solutions and sometimes, just exceptionally hard, flawless execution. Thank you for your unfaltering support toward your customer's success."

 

The PQS award is part of Intel's Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) program that encourages suppliers to innovate and continually improve. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must exceed high expectations and uncompromising performance goals while scoring at least 80 percent on an integrated report card that assesses performance throughout the year. Suppliers must also achieve 80 percent or greater on a challenging continuous improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality and business systems.

 

Additional information about the SCQI program is available at www.intel.com/go/quality.

 

The PQS winners provide Intel with the following products or services:

  • Amkor Technology Inc.*: wafer probe, wafer bump, assembly, final testing services
  • Applied Materials Inc*: wafer fab capital equipment, mask capital equipment, fab automation software and services
  • ASML*: semiconductor lithography equipment
  • Daifuku*: automated material handling systems
  • Entegris Inc.*: contamination control, critical materials handling and advanced process materials
  • Fujifilm Electronic Materials*: process and formulated chemicals, developers, slurry, precursors and resist
  • Fujimi Corporation*: chemical mechanical planarization and silicon polishing slurries
  • Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Inc.*: high purity peroxide and custom back end cleans
  • ModusLink Global Solutions Inc.*: channel box CPU for Penang, Shanghai, Miami and finished goods warehouse distribution for Miami
  • Murata Machinery Ltd.*: automated material handling systems, hoist vehicles and stockers
  • Nikon Corporation*: semiconductor lithography systems for technology development and high volume manufacturing
  • Shin Etsu Handotai Co. Ltd.*: silicon wafers
  • Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd.*: plastic laminated packages and heat spreaders
  • Siliconware Precision Industries Co. Ltd.*: semiconductor assembly and test services
  • Siltronic AG*: polished and epitaxial silicon wafers
  • Taiyo Yuden Co. Ltd.*: ceramic capacitors, inductors, and filters
  • Tokyo Electron Limited*: coater/developer, dry etch systems, wet etch systems, thermal processing systems, deposition systems and test systems
  • Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co. Ltd*: high purity photo resists, developers, cleaning solutions and supporting chemistries
  • Veolia North America*: waste management services

 

The Supplier Achievement Award winners are:

  • ASM International*: front end equipment manufacturer (recognizing extraordinary results in leading-edge technology solutions)
  • GE Water and Process Technologies*: UPW & wastewater recycle/reuse equipment and services (recognizing extraordinary results in product availability)

 

About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. As a leader in corporate responsibility and sustainability, Intel also manufactures the world's first commercially available "conflict-free" microprocessors. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com and about Intel's conflict-free efforts at conflictfree.intel.com.

 

Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

 

*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

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Intel extended Its Intel® Wireless portfolio with the addition of three new products for mobile platforms: Intel® Wireless-AC 8x70, Intel® Wireless-GNSS 2x00 and Intel® Wireless-NFC 4000. The new mobile connectivity technologies accommodate a range of tablet, phablet and smartphone form factors across various market segments. Also at Mobile World Congress 2015, Intel is also showcasing the latest wireless technologies. Demos at the Intel Wireless Technology Zone include new technologies to power location-based services and mobile payments, LTE broadcast, a Pre-5G Anchor-Booster Concept, Open Interconnect Consortium demos and more. The Wireless Technology Zone is located in Intel’s main stand at the Fira Gran Via, Hall 3, Booth #3D30. Visit the Intel at Mobile World Congress 2015 press kit for multimedia and more event information.

 

Interactive Photo Capsule: Intel Booth at MWC 2015

 

Next week, 40 brilliant high school seniors will convene in Washington, D.C. to compete for more than $1 million in awards and recognition as America's most innovative young scientists and researchers. These students are finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, a program of Society for Science & the Public and the nation's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition.

 

Starting this year, the Intel Science Talent Search has tripled the top award amounts to further reward young scientists. In place of the previous grand prize of $100,000, three new Medal of Distinction awards of $150,000 each will be presented to students who show exceptional scientific potential in three areas: Basic Research, Global Good, and Innovation. Since assuming title sponsorship of the Intel Science Talent Search in 1998, Intel has increased annual awards and scholarships from $205,000 to $1.6 million.

 

WHAT:

Media are invited to attend a public exhibition of the Intel Science Talent Search finalists' projects and meet the next generation of scientists, researchers and engineers. Finalists will be available for interviews and photos as they display, describe and answer questions about their research.

WHEN & WHERE:

Public Exhibition of Projects:

Sunday, March 8, 1-4 p.m. ET

National Geographic Society

1145 17th St. NW

Washington, D.C, 20036

WHO:

All 40 Intel Science Talent Search 2015 finalists. These high schools seniors hail from 36 schools in 18 states. The finalists' research projects include:

 

  • An advanced encryption system with potential applications in cybersecurity
  • New logic synthesis methods that realize cost, space and time benefits of memristor-based computer chips.
  • A machine learning-based method to identify promising drugs to combat cancer, tuberculosis and Ebola
  • An inexpensive water treatment system that removes arsenic from drinking water

 

For a full list of this year's finalists, visit student.societyforscience.org/intel-sts.

 

"The public exhibition of these projects provides an opportunity for students, parents and other members of the community to meet the exceptional Intel Science Talent Search finalists and highlights the importance of science, engineering, and technology education – which is crucial to produce the researchers and innovators that drive companies like Intel," said Justin Rattner, president of the Intel Foundation.

 

"The public exhibition of the Intel Science Talent Search projects allows these accomplished young researchers to not only showcase their work, but also provides an opportunity for them to inspire science enthusiasts of all ages," said Maya Ajmera, president and CEO of Society for Science & the Public and alumna of the Science Talent Search. "I look forward to learning from them about the research they have conducted and meeting the STEM leaders of tomorrow."

 

Justin Rattner and Maya Ajmera will both be available for comment.

MORE INFO:

More Info: To get the latest Intel Science Talent Search news, visit www.intel.com/newsroom/education and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

CONTACTS:

To RSVP for either event or to schedule interviews, please contact Olivia Campbell

646-384-2095, olivia.campbell@nof9.com

Finalists by high school state:         

 

Anvita

Gupta

AZ

Eswar

Anandapadmanaban

NJ

Jihyeon

Lee

CA

Alexander

Lin

NJ

Jennifer

McCleary

CA

Brice

Huang

NJ

Kriti

Lall

CA

Scott

Massa

NY

Tanay

Tandon

CA

Kalia

Firester

NY

Saranesh

Prembabu

CA

Ien

Li

NY

Augustine

Chemparathy

CA

Crystal

Zheng

NY

Somya

Khare

CA

Samuel

Epstein

NY

Andrew

Jin

CA

Charles

Gulian

NY

Rohith

Kuditipudi

CA

Max

Pine

NY

Steven

Wang

CA

Tiffany

Sun

NY

Yelena

Mandelshtam

CA

Emily

Spencer

OH

Jesse

Zhang

CO

Anika

Raghuvanshi

OR

Catherine

Li

FL

Valerie

Ding

OR

Ryan

D’Mello

IL

Shashwat

Kishore

PA

Noah

Golowich

MA

Lily

Liu

TX

Michael

Winer

MD

Brandon

Cui

UT

Yizhen

Zhang

MD

Anya

Michaelsen

VA

Emily

Ashkin

NC

Reesab

Pathak

WA

Nicole

Escow

NJ

Dhaivat

Pandya

WI

Intel has once again been named among the "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women" by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). The 2015 list celebrates US companies that have programs and policies in place that promote the advancement of women, including training, accountability and succession planning. Intel is committed to significantly increase hiring, retention and advancement of women in the tech industry and offers innovative programs that are uniquely designed to help women build meaningful lives and careers. Learn more about Intel's diversity vision and goals.

At Mobile World Congress this week, Intel announced new efforts with several industry leaders to transform network infrastructure with standardized hardware and software, and help accelerate the industry’s move toward a flexible, agile software defined infrastructure. This enables both telecommunications and cloud service providers to improve network efficiencies and more quickly deliver new services and capabilities for consumers and businesses. Intel is working with Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei, SK Telecom and others to address demand for new services and improve network efficiencies using Intel® architecture. These new developments and products help enable telecommunications and cloud service providers meet consumers demand for more connectivity and delivery of real-time data. Get more information on these announcements.

At Mobile World Congress 2015, Intel is displaying some of the latest devices and solutions across various technology sectors, from security to wearables to network virtualization.  Demonstrations include True Key™ by Intel Security, the MICA bracelet and other wearables, Intel’s RealSense™ technology, the Lego* Minifigures game, the latest Intel Atom™ x3 processor family for mobile devices and more. The Intel booth is located at Fira Gran Via, Hall 3, Booth #3D30. Visit the Intel at Mobile World Congress 2015 press kit for multimedia and more event information.

 

Interactive Photo Capsule: Intel Booth at MWC 2015

Announces Collaborations with Ericsson*, Samsung*, Others as Part of Broad Effort Spanning Silicon, Devices, Security and Networking Solutions

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Introduces the Intel® Atom™ x3 processor series, formerly code-named "SoFIA," for low-cost smartphones, phablets and tablets with 20 customers committed to deliver designs.
  • Introduces the Intel® Atom™ x5 and x7 processor series, formerly code-named "Cherry Trail," for mainstream and premium tablets and small-screen 2 in 1s.
  • Introduces the five-mode Intel® XMM™ 7360 LTE Advanced solution, with support for up to Category 10 and download speeds up to 450 Mbps.
  • Brightstar Corp*, Deutsche Telekom*, LG Electronics*, Prestigio* and Samsung* select Intel Security technologies to help protect personal devices.
  • Announces efforts with Alcatel-Lucent*, Ericsson* and Huawei* to address demand for new services, improve network efficiencies and accelerate the move toward a software-defined infrastructure using Intel® architecture.

 

 

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Aicha Evans, Intel's vice president and general manager of the Intel Communication and Devices Group, holds up the five-mode Intel® XMM 7360 LTE Advanced solution, which supports up to Category 10 and downlink speeds of up to 450 Mbps.

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The Intel® Atom™ x3 processor, formerly code-named "SoFIA", is Intel’s first integrated SoC featuring 3G or 4G (LTE) modems and Intel architecture application processors for entry and value tablets, phablets and smartphones.

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Barcelona, Spain, March 2, 2015 – Intel Corporation CEO Brian Krzanich today announced a series of mobile platforms including the company's new low-cost system-on-chip (SoC) for phones, phablets and tablets, a global LTE solution, innovative personal computing experiences, and a range of customers for mobile device and network infrastructure offerings. With technologies that span silicon, software and security, Krzanich said Intel was one of the few companies able to deliver solutions end-to-end, for devices, the network and the cloud.

 

The announcements include the Intel® Atom™ x3 processor series, Intel's first integrated communications SoC solution for the growing value and entry device markets, and the five-mode Intel® XMM™ 7360 LTE Advanced solution, designed for performance and worldwide coverage. In addition, Krzanich highlighted joint efforts with Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and Huawei to address the demand for new telecommunications, cloud and data center services, improve network efficiencies, and accelerate the industry's move toward a software-defined infrastructure.

 

Krzanich also reiterated that Samsung Galaxy S6* and S6 Edge* users will have the latest anti-malware solution from McAfee VirusScan Mobile™ technology built into and activated on their devices.

 

"The evolution of the mobile landscape and growth of smart, connected devices has led to increased demand for more connectivity and real-time, protected data on those devices," said Krzanich. "All of these factors are driving a transformation of the network to accelerate the delivery of new personal computing experiences, services and capabilities in a safe and secure manner. Intel is one of the only companies in the world that can provide solutions end-to-end for the full spectrum of mobility."

 

Mobile Communications Products
Intel introduced the Intel Atom x3 processor series (formerly code-named "SoFIA"), Intel's first integrated communications platform for entry and value tablets, phablets and smartphones. Combining 64-bit multi-core Intel Atom processors together with 3G or 4G LTE connectivity, the integrated communications SoC combines the applications processor, image sensor processor, graphics, audio, connectivity and power management components in a single system chipset. This integration allows device manufacturers to deliver full-featured tablets, phablets and smartphones at affordable price points for the rapidly growing entry and value market segments.

 

Intel is bringing the benefits of integrated Intel architecture and wireless communications to customers, including the China technology ecosystem, with greater velocity. Twenty companies, including ASUS* and Jolla*, have committed to delivering Intel Atom x3 designs.

 

Rounding out its mobile portfolio that scales from the entry to performance segments, Intel also introduced its first 14nm Intel® Atom™ SoC, the Intel Atom x5 and x7 processor series (formally code-named "Cherry Trail") for next-generation tablets and small-screen 2 in 1s. Offering 64-bit support for Windows* and Android*, Intel Gen 8 graphics, and an option to pair with next-generation LTE Advanced connectivity, the Intel Atom x5 and x7 processor series will power a range of mainstream to premium devices. The processors are also "conflict-free1," meaning that these products do not contain minerals (tin, tantalum, tungsten and/or gold) that are inadvertently funding human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

 

Customers, including Acer*, ASUS, Dell*, HP*, Lenovo* and Toshiba*, have already committed to deliver devices on this platform. The first devices are expected to be in the market in the first half of this year.

 

Intel also announced its third-generation five-mode, LTE Advanced Category 10 modem. The Intel XMM 7360 supports 3x carrier aggregation and download speeds up to 450 Mbps. Its compact size and power efficiency enable the Intel XMM 7360 to accommodate a wide range of form factors, from smartphones and phablets to tablets and PCs. It also expands Intel's portfolio of LTE solutions, giving device manufacturers a competitive option to quickly design and launch LTE devices in various market segments and geographies. At Mobile World Congress, the company also demonstrated a pre-5G concept system that combines LTE with 802.11ad to deliver speeds of more than 1 Gbps using Intel technology end-to-end.

 

Delivering New Experiences in Smarter, Safer Devices
With hardware and software products like Intel® RealSense™ depth sensing technology, wireless charging and True Key™ technology by Intel Security, among others, Intel continues to deliver new experiences that provide more natural, intuitive and immersive ways for people to interact with technology.  Building on the success of the world's thinnest tablet, the Dell Venue* 8, Krzanich showed a sneak peak of the Dell Venue* 10 tablet, featuring a detachable keyboard and Intel RealSense snapshot technology. Targeting consumer and business users, the tablet is expected to be available soon.

 

In addition to working with Samsung to help protect Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge devices, Krzanich said Intel Security is also collaborating with LG Electronics to help secure personal data. LG Electronics will make McAfee Mobile Security  from Intel Security available on the LG Watch Urbane LTE*, delivering anti-theft capabilities that allow the owner to lock, locate and wipe the device, if needed. LG Android device users are already protected today with McAfee Mobile Security on their devices.

 

Krzanich announced new customers including Brightstar Corp, Deutsche Telekom and Prestigio for the company's True Key technology, a cross-platform application to address the pain point of passwords by using personal factors like facial identification and fingerprints to make logging in easier and safer. Deutsche Telekom will preinstall the True Key product for its customers in Europe. Prestigio will be one of the first mobile device manufacturers to launch the True Key application in Russia and across Europe, making the application available across all of its Android tablets and smartphones by the end of this year.

 

Network Transformation – New Services, Greater Connectivity and Faster Data
Krzanich outlined how Intel is working with industry leaders to transform network infrastructure with standardized hardware and software, and helping to accelerate the industry's move toward a flexible, agile software-defined infrastructure. This enables both telco and cloud service providers to improve network efficiencies and accelerate the delivery of new services and capabilities for consumers and businesses.

 

Alcatel-Lucent introduced its virtual radio access network (vRAN) solution, comprised of a virtualized baseband unit that uses general purpose servers with Intel® Xeon® processors to enable cost savings and increased network performance. The vRAN will be in customer trials this year and commercially available in 2016.

 

Ericsson announced a new generation of data center platforms for the Ericsson Cloud System that enable telecom and cloud service providers to lower their total cost of ownership (TCO) and realize more flexibility and efficiency in their data centers. The company is using Intel® Rack Scale Architecture, together with management and orchestration software, to optimize and scale cloud resources across private, public, enterprise and telco cloud domains, enabling improved services agility. Ericsson also announced it is working with Intel Security on mobile security for 4G networks.

 

Huawei and Intel are collaborating to deliver robust cloud solutions that will enable telecommunications service providers to transform their data centers. The companies will develop the next generation of Huawei's FusionSphere* based on Intel architecture, and will use the Data Plane Development Kit and Open vSwitch to increase network virtualization performance of FusionSphere. These solutions aim to enhance performance that is optimized to minimize TCO for cloud workloads in a scalable and secure manner.

 

 

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About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. As a leader in corporate responsibility and sustainability, Intel also manufactures the world's first commercially available "conflict-free" microprocessors. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com and about Intel's conflict-free efforts at conflictfree.intel.com.

 

Intel, Intel Atom, Intel XMM, McAfee VirusScan Mobile, True Key, Intel RealSense, Intel Rackscale Architecture, Intel Xeon and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

 

*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

 

1 "Conflict free" and "conflict-free" means "DRC conflict free," which is defined by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules to mean products that do not contain conflict minerals (tin, tantalum, tungsten and/or gold) that directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or adjoining countries. Intel also uses the term "conflict-free" in a broader sense to refer to suppliers, supply chains, smelters and refiners whose sources of conflict minerals do not finance conflict in the DRC or adjoining countries. Intel processors manufactured before Jan. 1, 2013 are not confirmed conflict free. The conflict free designation refers only to product manufactured after that date. For Intel Boxed Processors, the conflict free designation refers to the processor only, not to any additional included accessories, such as heatsinks/coolers.

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s press conference will be webcast live March 2, 2015 at 6:00am PST. With technologies that span silicon, software and security, Krzanich will demonstrate why Intel is one of the few companies able to deliver end-to-end solutions for devices, the network and the cloud. To view the webcast, visit newsroom.intel.com or visit the Intel at Mobile World Congress 2015 press kit. A replay will also be available.

Intel today announced that devices powered by its latest Intel® Atom™ processors and running Android 5.0, Lollipop will be Android for Work compliant for the enterprise. Google's effort to bring more security and manageability features to Android in the enterprise is in line with Intel's efforts to strengthen its enterprise security management platform. Intel continues to deliver differentiated security for Android with McAfee Mobile Security and Intel® Device Protection Technology.

To accelerate the deployment of new mobile games across an increasingly diverse spectrum of devices, Intel today released the latest Intel® XDK, an all-in-one HTML5 development environment that allows game developers to write a single app and automatically build versions for Android, iOS, and Windows app stores. Intel® XDK gives gamers the ability to enjoy the same experiences across their PCs, phones, and tablets, and lets developers focus on creating new experiences instead of porting games to different platforms. This version adds popular game engine support for Construct2, Cocos2D, Phaser, EaselJS part of CreateJS suite of libraries, and Pixi.js; includes an Asset Manager to access, manipulate, and manage game assets; plus the W3C Gamepad API for devices; and supports Google Play Game Services and Apple Game Center Services. Learn more here or download here.

In order to help people understand the level of processor performance and make an informed purchase decision based on their needs, Intel® Atom™ processors will now be offered in three distinct brand levels in a good/better/best construct - the Intel Atom x3, x5 and x7 processors. This change will start with the next generation of processors. Intel Atom x3 processor provides basic, but genuine Intel-level tablet, phablet and smartphone performance.  Intel Atom x5 processor has more capabilities and features for people who want an even better experience, and the flagship Intel Atom x7 processor provides the highest level of performance and capabilities for the Intel Atom family. The Intel Atom processor is designed to provide the best battery life with great performance for tablets, phablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. This infographic lists Intel’s consumer brand portfolio for consumer devices including the Intel® Core™ processor, Intel® Core™ M processor, Intel Atom processor, Intel® Pentium® processor and Intel® Celeron® processor.

 

Infographic: Intel Drives Performance Across the Board with New Processors

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Intel President Renee James introduced former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during a luncheon keynote at the Lead On Watermark Silicon Valley Conference for Women today in Santa Clara. The inaugural Watermark event aims to increase the representation of women at executive levels to drive innovation, human development and economic growth.

Giving Internet of Things innovators and Makers the ability to quickly create device firmware without programming expertise is the goal behind Intel’s two-pronged release of Intel® Firmware Engine and Intel® Firmware Engine Software Development Kit (SDK). This free tool from Intel will accelerate the creation of firmware, the basic software needed to boot embedded devices and launch operating systems. Intel Firmware Engine makes use of a new binary-only approach to firmware development that allows to develop firmware without programming experience. Intel Firmware Engine will be launching at the Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen, China in April while the SDK will become available later by mid-year. At launch, Intel Firmware Engine will support multiple products based on the Intel® Atom™ and Intel® Quark™ processors. For more information, read this blog by Intel Software and visit firmware.intel.com.

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