Intel’s management engine is security nightmare
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EFF warning


The Electronic Frontier Foundation is warning that Intel's largely-undocumented "Management Engine" is a security nightmare.

Intel wins patent case
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Friday, 12 May 2017 12:49

Intel wins patent case


That is two billion it does not have to spend


Chipzilla has seen off a patent case which would have forced it to pay $2 billion to AVM Technologies.

Intel worried about McAfee’s phone
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Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:20

Intel worried about McAfee’s phone


It insists it owns his name

Intel is fuming that MGT Capital Investments went ahead with the announcement of the “John McAfee Privacy Phone” when it previously said that it did not plan to launch products and services under the McAfee mark.

AMD’s Ryzen 5 one of the best chip products
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New user survey show users very happy with it


A first impression survey by 3DCenter shows that AMD's Ryzen 5 processors are the best CPU product launch since it started doing these surveys seven years ago.

Don't overclock Intel's Core i7-7700K
Published in Processors
Monday, 08 May 2017 12:36

Don't overclock Intel's Core i7-7700K


If you wanted overclocking your should have bought AMD


Chipzilla has warned that those people who shelled out Core i7-7700K expecting that they could overclock it to sling their hook and just admire it in its pristine glory.

Intel shrugs off Core i7-7700K temperature problems
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Says spikes are normal behavior

Intel's Core i7-7700K has been plagued by some big temperature spikes bugs, pushing the CPU dangerously close to 100°C (212°F) mark but Intel says it is the normal behavior of the chip, leaving users furious.

Intel hatches a new clutch of Xeons
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Friday, 05 May 2017 12:33

Intel hatches a new clutch of Xeons


Based around Skylake-SP


Intel unveiled information regarding a new Xeon processor family, some of which use the Skylake-SP architecture.

Samsung to overtake Intel
Published in Processors
Thursday, 04 May 2017 11:15

Samsung to overtake Intel


World’s largest chipmaker


The age where Intel is considered the world’s largest chipmaker might be ending.

Intel security is compromised big time
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 06:55

Intel security is compromised big time


Vulnerability level similar to Heartbleed (OpenSSL) in 2014

Intel has just patched a security vulnerability that affects all of its desktop and notebook platforms from Nehalem in 2008 to Kaby Lake in 2017, with a higher degree of vulnerability for users on Intel vPro systems.

Intel based broadband modem has security hole
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Puma 6 is a "cat has trophy"

Chipzilla’s Puma 6 Intel cable modem variants are highly susceptible to a very low-bandwidth denial-of-service attack.