Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.
Marvell is cited as a likely chip customer for Intel. If the analysis pans out, it would be Intel's third ARM customer.
Production on Intel's 14 nanometre Haswell successor won't begin until the first quarter of 2014, but it's unclear what is causing the delay.
The chipmaker is putting more emphasis now on system-on-a-chip tech, which is used widely in smartphones and tablets, where the company's largely been absent.
The company has received approval to build a chip plant in Ireland that could create 4,300 new jobs, says tech news site Silicon Republic.
Simply put, the chipmaker is a U.S. based manufacturing colossus, as this quick overview of its operations should make clear.
Intel promises a battery boost in new laptops, phones and tablets thanks to the new Haswell, Merrifield and Bay Trail processors.
Intel believes Windows 8 is set to bring many touch-enabled ultrabooks to the market, with around 30 designs in the pipeline. And not all are expected to flip, swivel, detach or slide.
The boutique PC maker focuses on customization with its new all-in-one.
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.