After pledging to invest $5 billion on its Fab 42 high-tech manufacturing plant, the chip maker puts the project on hold.
Simply put, the chipmaker is a U.S. based manufacturing colossus, as this quick overview of its operations should make clear.
The company's graphics chips are finding a foothold in neural networks, a biology-inspired form of computing that is moving from research to commercial tasks like Google's photo recognition.
Ivy Bridge chips have tiny fins that Intel is calling 3D technology, as the company prepares to get more of its chips into mobile phones.
Apple is not only leading Intel in chips that go into smartphones and tablets, but the gap is significant enough that Intel will need to close it quickly to stay competitive outside of the PC arena, an analyst wrote.
In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore foresaw an inexorable rise in chip power that eventually delivered the computer to your pocket. While long in the tooth, Moore's prediction still has plenty of life in it. Here's why.