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Pioneering Architect of Soviet-era Computing
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Former Soviet-era supercomputer architect and Intel fellow was also champion mountain climber.

Intel Free Press's insight:

80-year-old Intel Fellow, Boris Babayan, has no plans to retire.


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Posted 1 month ago.
Is the Stylus Coming Back in Style?
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Moving from finger painting to precision drawing and enabling creativity, the stylus is coming back.

Intel Free Press's insight:

Sometimes the finger isn’t precise enough and consumers are desiring to unlock creativity - enter new precision styli.


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Posted 2 months ago.
Could a Small-Scale Science Project Help Solve California’s Big Drought?
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A simple high school science fair project using robotics, sensors, development boards and IoT shows promise in helping California alleviate its water shortage.

Intel Free Press's insight:

Precision watering and irrigation can help alleviate California’s water problems as demonstrated by a high school science experiment.


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Posted 2 months ago.
And the Next Wireless Protocol Is…
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WiGig vs. WirelessHD - which wireless protocol would you choose?

Intel Free Press's insight:

With speeds and protocols changing, which will be the leading wireless protocol?


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Posted 2 months ago.
Developers Get Royal Treatment as Tech’s New Kingmakers
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Proving that content is still king, device manufacturers court app developers to code for their hardware.

Intel Free Press's insight:

Hardware makers are realizing that the content/apps on their devices are wooing customers so they are wooing developers.


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Posted 2 months ago.
Big Dunks and Big Data: Analyzing the NBA Finals
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Big Data, powerful processors, and connected cameras enable teams to track player stats and game play well beyond traditional, older methods.

Intel Free Press's insight:

Big data analytics coupled with multiple, connected cameras are helping sport organizations analyze the play of their teams.


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Posted 2 months ago.
Are You an Expert or Caught in the Phishing Net?
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Phishing email scams are easy ways for malicious entities to gain access to secure environments. Corporations are turning to innovative education and training methods to reduce the number of phishing-related breaches.

Intel Free Press's insight:

Phishing scams are getting increasingly more difficult to identify. How good are you?


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Posted 2 months ago.
Autonomous Cars Aren’t Dangerous; Humans Are
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Will autonomous vehicles make the right quick-second moral and legal decisions, or will human intervention still be required?

Intel Free Press's insight:

Which do you trust? The human or automated driver?


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Posted 2 months ago.
Meet one of Intel’s Most Prolific Inventors - Qinghua Li
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With over 270 patents and counting, Intel’s Qinghua Li loud childhood environment compelled him to work on quieter projects, and his regular “apple breaks” with a colleague enabled him to file many patents related to wireless communications.

Intel Free Press's insight:

Qinghua Li has a productive tradition of brainstorming on his “apple breaks” - helps build the patent ideas.


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Posted 2 months ago.
When Wearables Become Essential
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Intel pilots a smart watch program using the original Pebble Watch in order to ensure delivery of important alerts and notifications when workers are in extreme working conditions. Obstacles like loud environments or bulky clothing are overcome using a wearable device.

Intel Free Press's insight:

Will there be a big market in corporations for wearables?


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Posted 2 months ago.
That Little USB Thumb Drive Could Be a Big Security Violation
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USB thumb drives can pose security risks to corporations. Periodic security sweeps of employee cubicles at Intel look for in-plain-sight security violations such as confidential documents, unsecured mobile devices and USB thumb drives.

Intel Free Press's insight:

Have you locked down your USB thumb drive? Corporations could view them as security risks.


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Posted 4 months ago.
Open Bike Initiative Rides into the Internet of Things
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A group of volunteers, some from Intel, embark on the creation of an open source and fourth generation bike sharing platform. The IoT bike sharing management system promises to reduce costs and encourages community involvement through modifications.

Intel Free Press's insight:

Next-generation bike sharing piloted at Intel campuses in Oregon.


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Posted 4 months ago.
Chromebooks Emerging as Classroom Contender
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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.

Intel Free Press's insight:

Low-cost laptops emerging as a new alternative for schools with increasing focus on budgets, ease of use, web applications.


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Posted 4 months ago.
Stanley Cup Goes High Tech
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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.

Intel Free Press's insight:

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


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Posted 5 months ago.
Kickstarting Wearables
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Pebble CEO talks with ReadWrite on wearables, early failures, and competition.

Intel Free Press's insight:

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. 


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Posted 5 months ago.