Apple and Microsoft have long dominated the education market as the preferred computing platforms for grades K-12 in the U.S., but Google — and Samsung — are emerging as significant challengers with a new crop of Chromebooks for schools.
Low-cost laptops emerging as a new alternative for schools with increasing focus on budgets, ease of use, web applications.
What’s the Stanley Cup Doing at Intel? The 121-year old Stanley Cup makes a visit to a state-of-the-art silicon chip factory.
It’s been displayed before thousands in arenas throughout the National Hockey League, seen by millions on TV, lifted high in jubilation, kissed, sipped from, and taken on wild adventures by winning players including Jet Ski rides and mountain climbs. #StanleyCup
Pebble CEO talks with ReadWrite on wearables, early failures, and competition.
Eric Migicovsky is watching Google’s moves into wearables closely and hoping that his company’s open platform approach will be a key differentiator amid the growing excitement around wearable computing.
Looking for feeling and emotion amid the technology, a group of engineers participated in a 1-day wearables hands-on workshop focusing on the human factor.
Designers and engineers often create code or cool new hardware without thinking as much about the human side of the technology. #wearables #galileo
“People don’t think about how a cell phone works. They don’t think about what is behind the wall plug,” said Intel Fellow Kelin Kuhn who believes engineers need to understand that technology is not mysterious.
Intel Fellow Kelin Kuhn ranks geology, violins and flying airplanes among her passions.
Valentine’s Day is a special day to tell your sweetie “I love you.” Whether you are a technophile or simply looking for a unique way express yourself, here are five “techie” ways to show you care
From social media to e-cards, on Valentine’s Day you can express your love using tech. Check out these 5 tips to make the day special, technologically.
From overflowing toilets to empty towel dispensers to faulty faucet motion sensors, Intel employees can now swipe their washroom maintenance requests using smartphones.
Bringing IT to the restroom means that service requests are fast and the response time even faster.
“I was able to produce this [Doritos ad] for $300 since everyone was willing to work for free,” said Raj Suri, an Intel engineer who produced and co-wrote the commercial, which aired during Super Bowl XLVIII, with director and aspiring filmmaker Ryan Thomas Andersen and actor Daved Wilkins.
With actors, the director and the producer working for free, a small team produced the Grand Prize-winning Doritos ad. The producer is an Intel engineer as well.
Intel engineer Indira Negi worked on bioelectronics and biosensors in graduate school which helped her design the Intel smart earbuds reference design.
At CES 2014, the Intel smart earbuds were showcased at the keynote. Here is some behind-the-scenes information about one of the engineers on the project, the one who joined Intel CEO Brian Krzanich on-stage.
From double-booked appearances to being stalked by media and paparazzi, the FuHu DreamTab is receiving celebrity treatment at CES 2014.
Sometimes even gadgets and tablets have paparazzi, private cars and drivers and achieve celebrity status. The Fuhu DreamTab received this at #CES2014.
The so-called Internet of Things is expected by industry watchers to be among the major themes at International CES in Las Vegas.
NFC chips embedded in CES badges speed check-in at events, booths. This is the first time CES/CEA used NFC with their badging process.
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“It’s perfect as a teaching tool for average users,” said Intel graphics hardware engineer Mark Bunney about the Arduino-compatible Galileo development board.
“You will no longer have to walk from room to room, spending upwards of 10 minutes looking for a vacant conference for your meeting,” said Jerroyd Moore, an Intel software engineer, who helped develop Open Rooms, an app that helps workers find…
The app is one of several new technologies installed on the recently remodeled third floor of the Robert Noyce Building (RNB) at Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. The floor is also rife with electronic whiteboards, video cameras and touch-enabled monitors. The rows of open workstations, each with adjustable height desks and dual monitor mounts, replaces the drab gray fabric cubicles once ridiculed by Conan O’Brien.
“Imagine you’re driving your car on a highway at a 60 mile per hour speed and your car hits a pothole and you go boom!
Most of us try to avoid potholes, but two Intel engineers are actually creating them and the more jarring they can make them the better.
The laws of thermodynamics tell us to expect losses at each of the stages, so much so that only 20 percent of the energy produced at the power plant makes it to the server rack.