Don't leave your memories to a hard drive - keep them solid with a new Intel® Solid-State Drive 320 Series. Check out the video "When I Was an Elephant" at http://www.intel.com/go/ssdfilm.

On vacation, kill some time whether you’re on the plane, train or in a hotel room with these apps from the Intel AppUpSM center. Read your favorite book using the Nook for PC to access over two million NOOKbooks, magazines and newspapers. Watch some YouTube videos through Desktube.tv Lite where users find, view, manage and share videos. Browse, organize and share your latest vacation pictures on your netbook or laptop with the SnapAct photo manager. Or, tweet about your latest excursion to your followers using Tweetdeck.

Flight Control HD has now landed in the Intel AppUpSM center. The popular game challenges wanna-be flight controllers to guide aircraft  to their landing zones while avoiding mid-air collisions. Priced at $4.99, the latest version of this game features new levels, maps and new gaming options like multiplayer mode and voice chat. With a flick of a wrist, now you can lead jets, helicopters, seaplanes and other aircrafts to safety.

Tune in Fri. April 1 from 12:00 – 12:30 pm PT to catch Intel’s Peter Biddle and Adriel Hampton talk government 2.0 on MashUp Radio. Adriel is a government 2.0 strategist, host of gov2.0radio, and organizer of Third Thursdays SF and CityCampSF. Peter and Adriel will explore the idea of open data and what it means for citizens; government and the cloud; social media and apps in a civic setting; and security and technology in general.

As Intel introduces its latest high-performance SSD, HP states Intel meets their high quality standards. "HP has been using the Intel Solid-State Drive in our commercial notebook line since the Intel's introduction in 2008," said Dan Forlenza, vice president and GM, HP Business Notebooks. "We are currently shipping Intel's highest capacity 160GB drive as the quality and performance meet the high performance standards of our business notebook line."

Intel Corporation announced today its highly anticipated third-generation solid-state drive (SSD) the Intel® Solid-State Drive 320 Series (Intel® SSD 320 Series). Based on 25-nanometer (nm) NAND flash memory, the Intel SSD 320 replaces the award-winning Intel® X25-M SATA SSD. With improved performance and uniquely architected reliability features, the new Intel SSD 320 offers new higher capacity models, at an up to 30 percent price reduction over its current generation.

Features Enhanced Performance/Reliability, Larger Capacities and 25nm Intel® NAND Flash Memory

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Third-generation Intel® SSD 320 Series on 25-nm NAND flash memory offers 40-, 80-, 120-, 160-GB plus higher capacity 300- and 600GB options.
  • Advanced architecture enables robust, reliable SSDs with enhanced security features for desktop/notebook PCs or server data center storage.
  • Performance, reliability upgrades enhance solid line of high-performing SSDs with up to $100 price drop over current Intel® X25-M SSD model.

 

 

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 28, 2011 – Intel Corporation announced today its highly anticipated third-generation solid-state drive (SSD) the Intel® Solid-State Drive 320 Series (Intel® SSD 320 Series). Based on its industry-leading 25-nanometer (nm) NAND flash memory, the Intel SSD 320 replaces and builds on its high-performing Intel® X25-M SATA SSD. Delivering more performance and uniquely architected reliability features, the new Intel SSD 320 offers new higher capacity models, while taking advantage of cost benefits from its25nm process with an up to 30 percent price reduction over its current generation.

 

"Intel designed new quality and reliability features into our SSDs to take advantage of the latest 25nm silicon, so we could deliver cost advantages to our customers," said Pete Hazen, director of marketing for the Intel Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Solutions Group. "Intel's third generation of SSDs adds enhanced data security features, power-loss management and innovative data redundancy features to once again advance SSD technology. Whether it's a consumer or corporate IT looking to upgrade from a hard disk drive, or an enterprise seeking to deploy SSDs in their data centers, the new Intel SSD 320 Series will continue to build on our reputation of high quality and dependability over the life of the SSD."

 

The Intel SSD 320 is the next generation of Intel's client product line for use on desktop and notebook PCs. It is targeted for mainstream consumers, corporate IT or PC enthusiasts who would like a substantial performance boost over conventional mechanical hard disk drives (HDDs). An SSD is more rugged, uses less power and reduces the HDD bottleneck to speed PC processes such as boot up and the opening of files and favorite applications. In fact, an upgrade from an HDD to an Intel SSD can give users one of the single-best performance boosts, providing an up to 66 percent gain in overall system responsiveness.1

 

The Intel SSD 320 Series comes in 40 gigabyte (GB), 80GB, 120GB, 160GB and new higher capacity 300GB and 600GB versions. It uses the 3 gigabit-per-second (3gbps) SATA II interface to support an SSD upgrade for the more than 1 billion SATA II PCs installed throughout the world. Continuing to offer high-performing random read and write speeds, which most affect a user's daily computing experience, the Intel SSD 320 produces up to 39,500 input/output operations per second (IOPS) random reads and 23,000 IOPS random writes on its highest-capacity drives. In addition, the company has more than doubled sequential write speeds from its second generation to 220 megabytes-per-second (MB/s) sequential writes and still maintains one of the highest read throughputs at up to 270 MB/s sequential reads. This greatly improves a user's multitasking capabilities. For example, a user can easily play background music or download a video, while working on a document with no perceivable slow down.

 

Already one of the most solid-performing SSDs over time, Intel continues to raise the bar on SSD reliability in the way it has architected its third generation, using proprietary firmware and controller, to further demonstrate that not all solid-state drives are created equal. In this rendition, Intel creatively uses spare area to deploy added redundancies that will help keep user data protected, even in the event of a power loss. It also includes 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard capabilities on every drive, to help protect personal data in the event of theft or loss.

 

"Solid-state drives continue to be one of the hottest trends in computing," said Bernard Luthi, vice president of marketing, Web management and customer service at leading e-retailer Newegg.com. "Intel remains a top brand because of its consistent performance and extremely low return rate. We are sure customers will welcome the new higher capacity drives, and now is a great time for consumers to upgrade their PC to a fast new SSD."

 

Intel SSD 320 prices, based on 1,000-unit quantities, are as follows: 40GB at $89; 80GB at $159; 120GB at $209; 160GB at $289; 300GB at $529 and 600GB at $1,069. Check retailers/e-tailers for consumer pricing. All models include a limited 3-year warranty from Intel.

 

"With recent announcements, we have expanded our SSD product line and now offer both consumers and computer OEMs more SSD choices," said Tom Rampone, vice president and general manager, Intel NVM Solutions Group. "We see the Intel SSD 320 as a solid advancement to our SSD roadmap, and will continue to upgrade and refresh our SSD product line as we add more enterprise options for our business customers throughout the year."

 

Another benefit for Intel SSD purchasers is the Intel® SSD Toolbox with Intel® SSD Optimizer, a free utility which provides Microsoft Windows* users with a powerful set of management, information and diagnostic tools to help maintain the health and out-of-box performance of the drive. To help ease the installation process, all Intel SSD users can download the free Intel® Data Migration Software to help clone the entire content of a previous storage drive (SSD or HDD) to any Intel SSD.

 

Intel SSDs can be purchased in the United States from such retailers as Best Buy or Fry's Electronics, plus a variety of resellers, retailers or Internet e-tailers such as Newegg.com or Amazon.com worldwide. To download the multimedia press kit go to Intel® Solid-State Drives (SSD). A special enterprise addendum for data center customers and more information on Intel SSDs can be found at www.intel.com/go/ssd. Follow Intel SSDs on Twitter: @intelssd, Facebook: Intel Solid State Drive (Official) or communities.intel.com.

 

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Intel SSD 320 Series - Delivering more performance and uniquely architected reliability features, the new Intel® SSD 320 Series offers new higher capacity models, while taking advantage of cost benefits from its industry leading 25nm process with an up to 30 percent price reduction over its current generation.

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Great time to upgrade to an SSD - Great time to upgrade a notebook to an SSD—The Intel SSD 320 uses the 3 gigabit-per-second (3gbps) SATA II interface to support an SSD upgrade for the more than 1 billion SATA II PCs installed throughout the world.

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New Intel SSD 320 Series - Intel SSDs can be purchased in the United States from such retailers as Best Buy or Fry’s Electronics, plus a variety of resellers, retailers or Internet e-tailers like Newegg.com or Amazon.com worldwide.

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Intel SSD 320 for Data Center Storage - Ideal for server and data center storage, the Intel® SSD 320 third-generation client SSDs add enhanced data security, power-loss management and innovative data redundancy features to once again advance SSD technology.

 

About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com.

 

Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

 

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1 Based on Intel research and benchmarking utilizing PCMark Vantage comparing 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-2410M processor (3MB L3 Cache, 2.30 GHz) with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel® HM65 Express chipset on Lenovo* IdeaPad Z470, Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 3000 and driver 8.15.10.2246, BIOS Lenovo 4ACN16WW with default settings, Intel® INF 9.2.0.1016, Memory 4GB (2x2GB) Dual-channel Micron* MT16JSF25664HY-1G1D1 DDR3-1333, Intel® Rapid Storage Technology 10.1.0.1008, Microsoft* Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 6.1 Build 7600 with DirectX 11 on NTFS file system, Display size 14.1-inch, resolution 1366x768 (32-bit), comparing hard disk Hitachi* Travelstar HTS723232L9A360 320GB 7,200RPM SATA2 versus Intel® SSD320 SSDSA2BW300G3 300GB SATA2 FW 4PC10302.

 

Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel microprocessors. Performance tests, such as PCMark Vantage, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products.

Can you afford that souvenir? Use Currency Convertor to convert between 34 different currencies. Don’t let rain ruin that walking tour by planning ahead by using Weather Station to get the latest weather information quickly and easily. And make sure to catch that train on time by using World Clocks to configure clocks in different time zones on your desktop, laptop or netbook. Browse the Intel AppUpSM center for apps to prepare you on your next trip.

As a result of recent announcements from Oracle, Intel is taking this opportunity to directly reiterate its plans for the Itanium processor.  “Intel’s work on Intel Itanium processors and platforms continues unabated with multiple generations of chips currently in development and on schedule,” said Paul Otellini, president and CEO of Intel Corporation “We remain firmly committed to delivering a competitive, multi-generational roadmap for HP-UX and other operating system customers that run the Itanium architecture.”  Poulson is Intel’s next generation 32nm 8 core based Itanium chip, and is on track to more than double the performance of the existing Tukwila architecture.   Kittson is an officially committed roadmap product for Itanium beyond Poulson and is also in active development.    Intel Itanium processor industry momentum will be highlighted in a keynote at the upcoming Beijing Intel Developer’s Forum.

Television industry leaders have joined together for the MeeGo Smart TV Working Group, designed to help cultivate an innovative and thriving ecosystem of developers and content providers for the smart TV category.

Demand for video on mobile devices is skyrocketing as more smartphones, tablets, netbooks and laptops connect to the Internet through 3G and 4G wireless networks. The amount of bits and bytes flying through wireless networks today is expected to increase 65 times by 2014, with most of this increase pegged to digital video viewing, according to Cisco Systems.  Researchers and millions of dollars in resources from Intel, Verizon and Cisco are focused on tackling this oncoming mobile video traffic jam by teaming up with leading universities around the world, including Cornell University, Moscow State University and the University of Southern California.  Recently, faculty at  University of Texas’s Cockrell School of Engineering and University of California San Diego shared their vision and approach to creating Video Aware Wireless Networks (VAWN).

Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager of Ultra Mobility Group (UMG),  announced today that he will be leaving Intel to pursue other interests.  Effective immediately, Mike Bell vice president of IAG and Dave Whalen vice president of IAG, will co-manage UMG. “Intel remains committed to this business,” said David Perlmutter, executive vice president and Intel Architecture Group general manager. “We continue to make the investments needed to ensure that the best user experience on smartphones and handhelds runs on Intel Architecture, and to ship a phone this year. “We’d like to take this opportunity to thank Anand for numerous contributions to Intel over his 24-year career here, and wish him well in his future endeavors.”

Best Buy and Intel have teamed up to give 50,000 people a free copy of the Intel AppUpSM center version of the popular casual game, Angry Birds. Free copies of Angry Birds, which is usually $4.99, are awarded on a first-come-first-served basis for new customers that download and register for the Intel AppUp center. For more information and to claim a free copy, visit www.bestbuy.com/appup.

With Captivating Original Videos Shot in Over 10 Countries, Visitors to Noisey.com Receive Unprecedented Access to Up-and-Coming Bands and Local Music Scenes from Around the World

 

 

AUSTIN, TEXAS (March 18, 2011) -- Today marks the launch of Noisey.com, a new music discovery platform that profiles some of the most talented new bands and local music scenes from around the world. Through captivating original short videos, Noisey gives viewers unprecedented access to the lives of bands on and off the stage. By capturing the complete live music experience, viewers can join bands on the road and share their experiences as they get ready for a show, meet fans and industry insiders, and explore the city and its local culture.

 

VICE crisscrosses the globe to find the most exciting emerging musicians and music scenes around the world, with Dell™ and Intel Corporation enabling the innovative user experience. Transcending continents and language barriers, Noisey gives music lovers the opportunity to discover great bands and connect on a powerful, state-of-the-art digital entertainment channel.

 

Noisey premieres on March 18 at SXSW with a showcase event featuring Bun B, Ariel Pink, Yuck, JEFF The Brotherhood, Oberhofer and Dirty Beaches. The site will release new content on a daily basis and debuts with over 40 episodes. Each episode includes five segments, including a short documentary introducing viewers to the band and the local music scene, then four segments of uninterrupted performances. Launch episodes feature The Vaccines (UK), Das Racist (US), Pictureplane (US), Austin TV (MX), Duddi Wallace (ESP), Hotel Mexico (JP), Frittenbude (DE), The Shoes (FR), Bewitched Hands (FR), 24 Hours (CN), Criolo (BR), My Disco (AU), and No Joy (CA), among others.

 

Noisey gives viewers an intimate look into the life of up-and-coming musicians that could once only be experienced by the band's inner-circle. In one episode, Future Islands (Baltimore, US) brings Noisey viewers into The Milestone, an infamous Southern Rock club in Charlotte, NC, where they tag the venue's wall of fame next to Kurt Cobain's inscribed name. In Seattle, Das Racist (Brooklyn, US) introduces viewers to their childhood friends who have let them crash on their floor for years. In Sao Paolo, Brazil, local rapper Criolo performs over a mash-up of samba and hip-hop. And in Venice, CA, Pictureplane plays an underground art dance party at a packed Central Social Aid and Pleasure Club.

 

Justin Young from The Vaccines, filmed by Noisey in Glasgow at The Captain's Rest, stated "Noisey were good people who understood what we were about and managed to get an in-depth and honest portrayal of what daily life entails for our band, without ever being invasive."

 

Pictureplane's Manager Mookie Singerman stated, "Noisey fills a gaping hole in contemporary music journalism by showcasing hard-working musicians and the music scenes that support them. I think it's going to be a great resource for discovering new music that matters."

 

Nabil Ayers from 4AD, home to Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, added "Noisey showcases bands in a way no other site does. It's a chance for artists to reach not only their existing fan base, but also be embraced by music lovers across the world. This site transcends continents and breaks down barriers to spotlight some of today's great young bands."

 

Eddy Moretti, Executive Creative Director of VICE said, "Every day we celebrate young musicians who wear their passion for their art on their sleeves. Noisey is a celebration of music in its purest form: live. But it's also about the fans, the young people all over world who live and dream in musical notes. Think of Noisey as an always-evolving, loving-crafted, global music documentary. Because that's what it is."

 

"No one is positioned quite as well as Intel to push the technical boundaries of Noisey.com and the resulting platform is nothing if not pioneering for the music community," said John Galvin, director of Intel's Partner Marketing Group. "Music and technology go hand in hand and with the introduction of Noisey we are able to introduce emerging musicians to a worldwide audience in an incredibly unique and infectious way."

 

"There is no other venue to get discovered like this," said Michael Tatelman, Dell's Vice President of North America Consumer Sales & Marketing. "Noisey.com is a discovery engine for young, cutting-edge music, and Dell's involvement from the very beginning makes Noisey even more unique. Dell's influence was to push the bounds of digital delivery and ensure Noisey.com was something no one has ever seen before."

 

Noisey showcases bands from more than 10 countries including US, UK, Brazil, Mexico, France, Germany, Spain, China, Japan, Canada, and Australia. Noisey is available in eight languages and offers an app-like web experience built on an above-the- fold, HTML5 user interface. Beyond Noisey's homepage, users can also find artists through a site-wide comment feed, allowing user activity to influence the discovery process.

 

About VICE
VICE was launched in 1994 as a small print zine in Montreal and has since grown into a global media company. Since day one, music has been an integral part of VICE's DNA, from VICE Magazine to VICE Music, from VICE music showcases to its original video content on VBS.TV.

 

About Dell
Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to its customers and uses that insight to make technology simpler and create innovative solutions that simplify daily activities and help people stay entertained, connected and in touch. Learn more at www.dell.com.

 

About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com.

 

Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

 

* Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

 

 

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 18, 2011 – Intel Corporation's board of directors has declared an 18.12 cents per share quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend will be payable on June 1, 2011 to stockholders of record on May 7, 2011.

 

About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com.

 

Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

 

* Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

Tune in tomorrow, March 18th from 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. PT to catch Intel’s Peter Biddle and Mahi De Silva, Opera Software executive vice president of Consumer Mobile, discuss the mobile web, apps and technology in general on MashUp Radio. Peter and Mahi will explore the growing mobile web, the proliferation of apps and app stores, security and privacy, and the growing battle between apps and the mobile web.

If you're traveling abroad, it's always fun to try speaking the local language. The Intel AppUpSM center has a number of apps to help you learn and translate a variety of languages from Korean to Arabic to Albanian. Going to a French-speaking country? LanguageTutor is a vocabulary learning app, which includes 54 basic and advanced level lessons to help you learn French. Check out Intel AppUp center to see what language you can learn next.

Intel received an award from the German Government for the development of the 48-core concept, Single Chip Cloud Computer. The research chip won the German Innovation Prize for Climate and the Environment in the category "Environmentally Friendly Technologies" for the chip's energy-efficient design and innovative power management features. Developing "green IT" is one focus area for Intel researchers. The research chip is the result of many Intel research centers working together from around the world and has been shared with dozens of worldwide research partners through Intel's Many-core Applications Research Community (MARC), a program aimed at spurring innovations in highly parallel software. Intel plans to match the 25,000 Euro prize and donate it to a scholarship program which sponsors talented, high-profile students in Germany. For more information read the Greener IT, one core at a time... blog post.

Today Intel announced that an Intel® Cluster Ready certified 500-node cluster by NEC has helped speed application performance by about five times at the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Bavaria’s second largest state university and a leading research university. To improve the researchers’ productivity, NEC worked with the university to replace the school’s existing high-performance computing (HPC) platform. NEC used Intel® Xeon® 5650 processors to create the largest Intel Cluster Ready certified system to date. The new system processed research applications faster and gave researchers the ability to run more complex calculations.

Evan O’Dorney of Danville, Calif. Awarded $100,000 from Intel Foundation

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Intel Science Talent Search 2011, a program of Society for Science & the Public, announced its top 10 winners in Washington, D.C.
  • Winners received $630,000 in awards with the top winner, Evan O’Dorney, receiving $100,000 from the Intel Foundation.
  • The Intel Science Talent Search encourages America’s future leaders to satisfy their endless curiosity by exploring how the world works and developing solutions for global challenges.

 

 

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Intel Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public, announced its top three winners, Evan O'Dorney, Michelle Hackman and Matthew Miller on March 15, 2011 in Washington, D.C.  The winners represent America's best and brightest high school seniors with exceptional promise in  math and science.

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 15, 2011 – Honoring high school seniors with exceptional promise in math and science, Intel Corporation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) today announced the winners of America's most elite and demanding high school research competition, the Intel Science Talent Search.

 

Evan O’Dorney, 17, of Danville, Calif., won the top award of $100,000 from the Intel Foundation for his mathematical project in which he compared two ways to estimate the square root of an integer. Evan discovered precisely when the faster way would work. As a byproduct of Evan's research he solved other equations useful for encrypting data. This furthered an interest he developed as early as age 2, when he was checking math textbooks out of the library.

 

Second place honors and $75,000 went to Michelle Hackman, 17, of Great Neck, N.Y., who studied the effect of separating teenagers from their cell phones. In her personal life, Michelle, who is not sighted, launched a rural secondary school in Cambodia that benefits girls confronted with significant gender violence and sex trafficking.

 

Third place and $50,000 went to Matthew Miller, 18, of Elon, N.C., who studied how the placement of small bumps on the surface of wind turbine blades can dramatically affect their aerodynamics and increase their efficiency at generating electricity. Matthew is also senior class president, president of the National Honor Society and was invited by President Obama to be part of the first White House Science Fair last October.

 

“The creativity and leadership of these 40 Intel Science Talent Search mathematicians and scientists hold tremendous potential to move our country forward,” said Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini. “They are already addressing real-world problems like cancer treatment, disease prevention and national security. We need to identify the common characteristics that inspired these high school seniors to successfully revitalize math and science education nationwide.”

 

Other top honors from the competition include:

Fourth Place: Madeleine Ball, 18, of Dallas identified a previously unknown means of cholera transmission and received a $40,000 award.

Fifth Place: Selena Li, 17, of Fair Oaks, Calif. discovered a novel and more effective treatment for experimental liver cancer and received a $30,000 award.

Sixth Place: Keenan Monks, 17, of Hazelton, Penn. conducted research on a math equation that can help improve Internet security and cryptography and received a $25,000 award.

Seventh Place: Benjamin Clark, 15, of Lancaster, Penn. studied the frequency by which stars form binary systems and received a $25,000 award.

Eighth Place: Xiaoyu “Carrie” Cao, 17, of San Diego created a novel approach for developing scaffolds for nanoscale biosensors, which detects if there are toxins in the air, and received a $20,000 award.

Ninth Place: Jenny Liu, 18, of Orange, Conn. conducted a social robotics research project, which found that giving a robot realistic emotion significantly improves human-robot interaction, and received a $20,000 award.

Tenth Place: Scott Boisvert, 17, of Chandler, Ariz. investigated aquatic habitats and sought a link between water chemistry and the proliferation of a harmful fungus that is contributing to the decline of the amphibian population. He received a $20,000 award.

 

The remaining 30 finalists each received at least $7,500 in awards.

 

In total, the Intel Foundation awarded $1.25 million for the Intel Science Talent Search 2011. When the Intel Foundation assumed the title sponsorship 13 years ago, it increased the annual awards by more than $1 million in the belief that fostering a passion for math and science in today’s youth is imperative for America’s future success.

 

The Intel Science Talent Search encourages America’s future leaders to satisfy their endless curiosity by exploring how the world works and developing solutions for global challenges. This year's finalists hail from 15 states and represent 39 schools. Of the 1,744 high school seniors who entered the Intel Science Talent Search 2011, 300 were announced as semifinalists in January. Of those, 40 were chosen as finalists and invited to Washington, D.C., to compete for the top 10 awards.

 

Society for Science & the Public, a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education, has owned and administered the Science Talent Search since its inception in 1942. Over the past 69 years, Science Talent Search alumni have gone on to win seven Nobel Prizes, two Fields Medals, three National Medals of Science, 11 MacArthur Foundation Fellowships and even an Academy Award for Best Actress.

 

“The Intel Science Talent Search celebrates the accomplishments of America’s future scientists and mathematicians,” said Elizabeth Marincola, the organization’s president. “Society for Science & the Public is proud to join Intel in congratulating Evan O’Dorney and all of the Intel Science Talent Search 2011 finalists, as we commend them for their innovative research and the promise of their impact on society.”

 

Sponsoring such programs as the Intel Science Talent Search is just one element of Intel’s commitment to education, which includes extensive efforts by employee volunteers to help improve education around the world.

 

To get the latest Intel Science Talent Search news, visit www.intel.com/newsroom/education, join the Facebook group at facebook.com/InspiredbyEducation and follow Twitter updates at twitter.com/intelinspire. To join Intel's community of people sharing their stories with the hope of becoming a catalyst for action and a voice for change in global education, visit www.inspiredbyeducation.com.

 

To learn more about SSP, visit www.societyforscience.org, follow SSP on Twitter at twitter.com/society4science, or visit SSP’s Facebook page at facebook.com/societyforscience. In addition, building on the 70th year of the program, SSP is excited to launch an online historical perspective and photo archive of the Science Talent Search since 1942 at: www.societyforscience.org/sts/history.

 

About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com.

 

Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

 

* Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

Today, the Intel Science Talent Search 2011 finalists, met with President Obama at the White House. The Intel Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public, honors the nation’s best and brightest high school seniors who show exceptional promise in math and science. Learn more about the finalists’ experiences.

Intel disclosed its roadmap for low-power processors for the emerging micro server category today, including a new server processor based on the Intel® Atom™ processor microarchitecture targeted for 2012. Micro servers share infrastructure resources and are ideal for workloads where many low-power, dense servers may be more efficient than fewer, more robust servers. Intel will deliver four new processors for the category that span 45 watt high performance to sub-10 watt, all with server features including 64-bit, Intel® Virtualization Technology and Error-Correcting Code (ECC). Customers are already planning designs based on these processors, including Intel® Xeon® processors E3-1260L and E3-1220L in production now.

The Open NAND Flash Interface (ONFI) Working Group, the organization dedicated to simplifying integration of NAND Flash memory into consumer electronic devices, computing platforms and industrial systems, has introduced the new ONFI 3.0 standard. Intel supports the new specification, which will enable a new class of high-performance SSDs by doubling the current NAND interface transfer rates to 400 megabytes per second.

CAIRO and SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 14, 2011 – Intel Corporation, through its standalone business entity Intel Mobile Communications, today announced that it has acquired most of the assets of SySDSoft, a privately held software company based in Cairo and hired approximately 100 of the company’s electrical engineers and computer scientists. SySDSoft designs state-of-the-art IP solutions in the software stack and physical layer domain, and RF/analog circuits embedded in mobile platforms.

 

“The acquisition of engineering and design talent from an Egypt-based company in the field of cutting-edge wireless and communication technology is the first of its kind for Intel in the Middle East,” said Arvind Sodhani, president, Intel Capital and executive vice president, Intel. “The acquisition shows Intel’s continued long-term strategic commitment to the region and its appreciation of its young, growing talent pool.”

 

SySDSoft’s solutions enhance Intel Mobile Communications’ existing multi-communications portfolio, specifically accelerating its 4G LTE efforts with the addition of leading software development and design capabilities. Intel Mobile Communications is an integral part of Intel’s strategy to accelerate always-connected computing platforms founded on energy-efficient performance, Internet connectivity and security, and spanning a variety of device and market segments, including laptops, cars, smart phones, tablets and TVs.

 

“As we enter an era of multi-communication broadband solutions, Intel’s products and technologies will be important to our vision of billions of connected devices,” said Dr. Hermann Eul, president of Intel Mobile Communications. “Intel is making the necessary investments to further enhance its existing world-class wireless product portfolio and to offer the most reliable platforms to our customers that will work seamlessly across a range of global networks. The acquisition supports this strategy and we believe that SySDSoft’s proven and experienced engineering team, combined with Intel Mobile Communications’ existing wireless strength, positions us well for continued growth in LTE.”

 

About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com.

 

About Intel Mobile Communications
Intel Mobile Communications develops and markets innovative semiconductor products and solutions for wireless communications leveraging its unique advantages in the areas of RF, Mixed Signal/power management, monolithic integration and comprehensive know-how in cellular software and systems. Intel Mobile Communications targets the fast growing market segments of smart phones, connected devices (e.g. tablets, USB dongles, mobile PCs, M2M), and ultra-low-cost/entry phones. Its roadmap is focused to provide the most cost-effective 2G/3G single-chip platforms for ULC phones up to entry-level smart phones and to offer best-in-class 3G/4G slim modem and RF solutions for mid-to high-end smart phones and connected devices. Intel Mobile Communication has formerly been a division of Infineon Technologies AG, called Wireless Solutions (WLS). Early in 2011, Intel Corporation completed the acquisition of the WLS business of Infineon with more than 3,500 employees worldwide.

 

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Before you head out for Spring Break, pack your netbook or laptop with these handy travel apps from  Intel AppUpSM center. Arrivalguides To Go has 400 destination guides packed with restaurants, sightseeing, maps and more. All guides are updated frequently and the app automatically updates guides to the latest version every time users sign on. For a limited time, this app can be downloaded for free (regularly $11.99). Travelocity’s free app features the latest flight and hotel deals. Heading to the outdoors? Find campgrounds, RV parks and related services online or offline using Camp and RV.

United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Ambassador Charlene Barshevsky were on hand in Washington, D.C. as Intel’s top lawyers recently accepted The Pro Bono Institute 2011 Laurie D. Zelon Pro Bono Award.  PBI recognized Intel for its leadership in pro bono, a commitment that includes support for issues ranging from special education advocacy and domestic violence counseling to representing low-income entrepreneurs and staffing entertainment law matters.

Following its recent launch, Intel’s Thunderbolt technology has gotten yet another endorsement, this time from leading camera maker Canon. Hiroo Edakubo, Group Executive of Canon’s Video Products Group stated, "We are excited about Thunderbolt technology and feel it will bring new levels of performance and simplicity to the video creation market." Canon joins a growing list of companies looking to build products using Thunderbolt technology. For more information about Thunderbolt, visit the Thunderbolt technology page.

Lenovo and Intel announced the Lenovo Classmate+ PC, on the heels of Lenovo’s inclusion into the Intel Learning Series Alliance. Based on Intel’s classmate PC reference design, the new Classmate+ PCs will be purpose-built laptops designed to improve learning for students in grades K-8. Based upon Intel’s extensive ethnographic research in education and Lenovo’s heritage in this segment, the PC combines a modern child-friendly design with ruggedness, full PC functionality and enhanced performance. For more information please see the classmate PC press kit.

Brings Schools Effective, Affordable PC Technology as Part of Intel Learning Series;

First PC Deployment of 158,000 to Improve Learning for Students in Argentina

 

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and SANTA CLARA, CALIF. – March 10, 2011: Today, Lenovo and Intel Corporation announced the Lenovo Classmate+ PC, a purpose-built laptop designed to improve learning for students in grades K-8.

 

The Lenovo Classmate+ provides schools an affordable, child-friendly complete hardware and software solution. Based on the Intel Learning Series reference design, the PC will come pre-loaded with the Intel Learning Series software suite, specialized educational software and a variety of teaching resources. This spring, the Organization of Ibero-American States will  deploy the first wave of 158,000 Lenovo Classmate+ laptops as part of its Conectar Igualdad 1:1 computing program, which will equip students throughout the country with PC technology.

 

“As the fastest-growing PC company in education, we are committed to creating education solutions that improve schools' efficiency, as well as leading initiatives to evaluate how technology can measurably improve learning outcomes,” said Michael Schmedlen, director of Worldwide Education, Lenovo. “Our work with Intel to offer products like the Lenovo Classmate+ PC will create more opportunities for K-8 administrators, teachers and students to realize the benefits of technology-enriched 1:1 learning experiences.”

 

“Lenovo is the first multi-national company to offer the Intel Learning Series classmate PC for the global education market,” said Kapil Wadhera, General Manager, Education Markets Platforms Group, Intel. “We are thrilled to welcome Lenovo to the Intel Learning Series Alliance and to work with them to extend the platforms availability to benefit more students and teachers around the world.”

 

Intel Learning Series Momentum Continues
Since its introduction, more than 3 million Intel-powered classmate PCs have shipped globally. The Lenovo Classmate+ laptop is designed for how children learn, based upon years of Intel’s ethnographic research in education and Lenovo’s heritage in this segment. The PC combines a modern design with ruggedness, full PC functionality and enhanced performance. The configurations pass rigorous testing with their drop-resistant exteriors and spill-resistant keyboards.

 

The Lenovo Classmate+ PC offers a full computing experience, equipped with an Intel® Atom™ processor, Ethernet and WiFi Internet connectivity, Windows 7 operating system and high-capacity storage up to 250 GB or solid state drive options. It also comes with a 10.1 inch LED backlit screen, a 1.3 megapixel camera, multiple USB ports and a 4-in-1 card reader to support viewing multimedia.

 

Lenovo Launches Learning Environment to Rewrite Technology-Led Curriculums
The new Classmate+ PC is a part of Lenovo’s new Learning Environment, a model for how technology in education works in a classroom and 1:1 environment. The Lenovo Learning Environment, which is located in the company’s Customer Innovation Center at its U.S. headquarters in Morrisville, N.C., provides a place to evaluate educational technology, offers professional development resources for teachers and serves as a feedback lab for students testing Lenovo PCs.

 

Pricing and Availability1
The Lenovo Classmate+ PC is available immediately worldwide to qualified education and government customers through Lenovo sales representatives and channel partners. The price of the Classmate+ PC will vary in each market based on regional taxes, tariffs and configuration options.

 

About Lenovo
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is dedicated to building exceptionally engineered personal computers. Lenovo’s business model is built on innovation, operational efficiency and customer satisfaction as well as a focus on investment in emerging markets. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services worldwide. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.

 

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About the Intel Learning Series
The Intel Learning Series brings together a strong ecosystem of PC manufacturers, operating system vendors, education service providers, content and software providers to deliver a complete, end-to-end education solution. It offers marketing tools, training, online exposure and a forum for its members to share resources and find common opportunities. More than 300 members in 60 countries are developing applications, peripherals and services optimized for the Learning Series. For more information about the Intel Learning Series, visit www.intellearningseries.com.

 

About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com.

 

Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

 

* Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

 

1 Prices do not include tax or shipping and are subject to change without notice and is tied to specific terms and conditions. Reseller prices may vary. Price does not include all advertised features. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice.

Intel’s Remastered exhibition is an exciting look at the relationship between art and technology. Using the latest technologies, artists will reinterpret some of the most famous and influential pieces of art from our history. From an interactive installation of Van Gogh’s The Starry Night to a 2nd Generation Intel Core processor-powered 3D moving image of Turner’s The Great Western Railway, Intel recreated the classics to show how people can use the latest technology to create stunning visual images.

Today Intel announced Intel® Expressway Cloud Access 360 at Cloud Connect. This software provides cloud account provisioning, federated single sign-on into software as a service, two-factor authentication using one-time password soft tokens and context-based access control leveraging Intel® Identity Protection Technology clients. Cloud connectivity for applications and data is delivered through SAML, OAuth, OpenID and XACML standards. Nordic Edge’s Opacus, an on-demand identity as a service solution, extends this service to small- and medium-sized businesses. L & T InfoTech, Acumen Solutions, FinancialForce.com and Qontext are using the solution to help customers move beyond tightly controlled private clouds to a model where enterprise-class security can be applied to public cloud platforms.

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors Bring New Security Features to Protect Data and Identities

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Intel Core™ vPro™ processor-based PCs provide the performance and capabilities to reshape business computing to address desktop virtualization, client-aware cloud computing and the PC's complementary relationship with the growing variety of other computing devices.
  • A 2nd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ i5 processor can speed up business applications by 60 percent, multitasking by 100 percent and data encryption 300 percent.
  • Intel has further simplified IT's job by completely automating Intel vPro Technology set-up and by enhancing the capabilities of Intel ® Keyboard-Video-Mouse Remote Control.
  • ntel® Anti-Theft Technology Ver. 3.0 protects data on missing PCs with 3G "poison pill" and GPS, while new Intel® Identity Protection Technology helps protect against identity theft.

 

 

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Mar. 7, 2011 – Bringing industry leading security and manageability, and better, more flexible performance to business computing, Intel Corporation today unveiled its newest family of business processors. The new 2nd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor family features the performance and capabilities of Intel's new microarchitecture, enhancements to Intel® vPro™ technology and new security features, including a 3G "poison pill" option to help protect a PC's data.

 

Computer makers around the world, including Dell, Fujitsu, HP and Lenovo, are introducing new laptop, convertible-tablet, desktop and all-in-one PCs for businesses based on the new Intel Core vPro processors.

 

"Businesses face numerous challenges today, but also opportunities in the wealth of new technologies that are helping workers be more productive, businesses to be more creative and IT to be more innovative," said Rick Echevarria, vice president, Intel Architecture Group, and general manager, Business Client Platform Division. "Providing the right combination of technologies at the right time, the new Intel Core vPro processor family continues Intel's advancement in performance, security and management. Possibly more critical, it readies businesses for major changes to come in such areas as desktop virtualization, cloud computing and the complementary relationship between PCs and the growing variety of other computing devices."

 

Performance Matters
To take full advantage of emerging innovation, the new Core vPro processors offer the increased performance of Intel's new microarchitecture, enhanced Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and new Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX). Compared to a 3-year-old Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor, a new Intel® Core™ vPro™ i5 processor speeds up business applications by 60 percent, multitasking by 100 percent and data encryption by 300 percent.1

 

"This kind performance equates to enormous promise for the PC, for example, as the 'hub' for the varied combination of tablets, smart phones, netbooks and operating systems filling our pockets and briefcases," said Echevarria. "The new Core vPro processor family has the capacity to offload tasks or even better share them to get the most from companion devices. With such performance, the PC could be a service provider, coordinating encryption, virus scanning, near transparent syncs and remote control."

 

Protecting Data on Missing Laptops
To provide stronger defense against the problem of laptop theft and data loss, Intel today introduced Intel® Anti-Theft Technology Ver. 3.0 (AT 3.0), included on all 2nd generation Intel Core and Core vPro processors.

 

Previous versions of Intel Anti-Theft Technology enabled authorized IT or service personnel to send a coded "poison pill" over the Internet to completely disable a lost or stolen computer and help prevent access to its encrypted data and deter theft. New Intel AT 3.0 enables the poison pill to be sent as an encrypted, authenticated SMS message by an authorized administrator over a 3G cellular network as well within moments after a missing laptop is turned on. When recovered, the PC can be similarly re-activated with another message. Its new Locator Beacon capability gives authorities the ability to pinpoint a missing laptop using GPS technology on select 3G modems.

 

Finally, the new Intel AT 3.0 standby protection feature helps protect encrypted PCs that go missing in the vulnerable standby state (S3). When awakened, the new standby protection feature can change normal procedure to require an encryption login, which is much more secure than the usual username and password.

 

Drying Up the Ol' Phishing Hole
New Intel® Identity Protection Technology (IPT), which is integrated into select 2nd generation Intel Core and Core vPro processors, helps stymie phishing attacks aimed at gaining unlawful access to corporate, e-banking, e-commerce and other secure sites. IPT supplements normal password procedures by generating a new six-digit numerical password every 30 seconds to help ensure only authorized access.

 

Symantec and VASCO are the first to use this technology to provide easy-to-use, secure communications between PCs, and businesses and e-commerce sites.

 

Making IT Simpler
The 2nd generation Intel Core vPro processors also help make IT simpler with the new Host-Based Configuration feature that completely automates the process of setting up the vPro functions on new computers. Now even thousands of computers can be configured simultaneously in a couple of minutes.

 

Intel's Keyboard-Video-Mouse (KVM) Remote Control feature now enables a remote technician to see the worker's screen presentation in higher resolutions to accommodate HD video and screen sizes.

 

Visually Smart Performance for the New Office
When a workload requires extra performance, the enhanced Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 steps up processor speeds beyond their rated frequency by analyzing temperature and power consumption. New Intel AVX improves the performance of computing-intensive applications, such as image manipulation, audio/video processing, scientific simulations, financial analytics, and 3-D modeling and analysis.

 

To meet the growing dominance of video as the potential heir to traditional white papers, product briefs and slide presentations, the new processor family integrates Intel® HD Graphics and advanced media processing into its entire line, eliminating the need for separate graphical processing units for performance-intensive graphical applications.

 

Also the Intel® Quick Sync Video feature doubles the speed of creating DVDs or Blu-ray* discs, editing and converting video files into other formats over the preceding generation of Intel Core vPro processors.

 

Intel vPro Technology Expands Into New Realms
The soon-to-be-released Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 product family will bring all of the advances of Intel's new microarchitecture to entry-level workstations. It is the first entry-level workstation platform to integrate professional-level graphics onto the processor, enabling visual and 3-D graphics capabilities previously only available with separate graphics cards. Intel is also extending support for Intel® vPro™ technology to these workstations.

 

In addition to workstations and servers, Intel® vPro Technology also can be found in a variety of innovative applications beyond PCs, such as retail, digital signage and banking devices. With features such as Intel® Active Management Technology 7.0 built-in, 2nd generation Intel Core vPro i5 and i7, and Intel® Xeon® E3 processors, embedded customers are able to manage multiple devices from a single host station, which enables them to troubleshoot problems real-time and effectively lower costs for manual checks.

 

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About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com.

 

Intel, Core, vPro, Xeon and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

 

* Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

 

1 Comparing Intel® Core™ i5-2520M processor based laptops to theoretical installed base of Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T7250. Business productivity claims based on SYSmark* 2007. Multitasking claims based on PCMark Vantage. Security workload consists of SiSoftware Sandra* 2010 - AES256 CPU Cryptographic subtest measures CPU performance while executing Advanced Encryption Standard encryption and decryption algorithm. Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel microprocessors.

Intel's action-packed short film, "The Chase," was named an "Ad Worth Spreading" today at the annual TED conference in Long Beach, Calif. The film, which has surpassed 2 million views since debuting on YouTube in January, was one of 10 ideas selected among 1,000 submissions worldwide. Speaking about the recognized ads, Ronda Carnegie, head of global partnerships for TED, a non-profit originally known as Technology, Entertainment and Design, said, "Advertising is just not about selling you something. It really has to give you something back in order to reward the attention you give it." The 105-second-long film demonstrates the performance capabilities of the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor by creating an action-movie-style chase sequence that takes place through a wide variety of program windows on a computer desktop. Integrated into the action are Apple's iTunes, Facebook, YouTube, Microsoft Office, the Adobe Creative Suite and others. The film was created by independent San Francisco ad agency Venables Bell & Partners and directed by award-winning London-based duo, Smith & Foulkes.

The NVMHCI Work Group has released the NVM Express 1.0 specification that will allow the industry to create PCI Express® (PCIe®)-based Solid-State Drives (SSDs) that will improve the performance of SSDs operating on multi-core architectures, as well as improve time to market.  Intel, along with 70 NVMHCI members, collaborated on the spec so OEMs can create devices that work with multiple vendors.

Intel’s Enterprise Platforms and Services Division (EPSD), which provides server and related products for channel customers, is dramatically expanding the number of server systems, services and software this year. The first wave was announced at Intel Solutions Summit yesterday with the introduction of the Intel® Server Board S1200BT product family. These server motherboards, based on the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor family, are ideal entry-level server solutions for SMB and embedded & web farm applications. Intel also announced the Intel® Server Component Extended Warranty, expanding the support services resellers can offer their customers. Keep a close eye on EPSD this year, as they continue to roll out new server solutions for the channel.

Today, Intel announced the dual-core Intel® Atom™ processor N570, providing netbook users Internet access on the go and a more responsive experience in the same compact form factor and great battery life as single-core Intel Atom processors. Running at 1.66 GHz, these processors support four threads, with 1 MB of L2 cache, 8.5W TDP and DDR3 667, helping spur further innovation around netbooks and other devices requiring the low power goodness of Intel Atom architecture. Systems based on the dual-core Intel Atom processor N570 are on display this week at CeBIT from ASUS, Lenovo and Samsung, and will begin shipping in March.

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