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Today Intel Corporation is announcing its development of three "hackathon" events in support of the White House's Climate Data Initiative. During these events, Intel will join with local partners to sponsor engineering and computer science student teams to develop new software applications and other tools to make good use of available data sets related to climate change resilience. The three events will take place in Chesapeake Bay, New Orleans and San Jose. Learn more about Intel's Code for Good program.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 19, 2014 – Intel Corporation’s board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share (90 cents per share on an annual basis) on the company's common stock. The dividend will be payable on June 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on May 7, 2014.

 

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Intel is actively pursuing wearable computing and is excited to be part of Android Wear. Today’s Android Wear announcement from Google is an exciting new advancement that will further accelerate wearable device innovation and bring more choice to consumers. Wearable computing is a major, accelerating phenomenon that is re-defining how people use and interact with technology and information. Intel recently announced  several innovations and initiatives focused on fit, function and style.

At the Game Developers Conference this week, the Khronos group unveiled OpenGL-ES 3.1, which marks a key milestone for mobile graphics. OpenGL ES 3.1 brings increased functionality and more realistic gaming to mobile devices. In addition to OpenGL ES 3.1 readiness for the Bay Trail and Merrifield Intel® Atom™ processor platforms, Intel is also announcing readiness for geometry shaders, tessellation and Intel Pixel Sync Technology. Check out the Intel blog post for more information and stop by the Intel booth at GDC to check out two upcoming mobile games supporting OpenGL ES 3.1.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Mar. 14, 2014 – Intel Corporation plans to report first-quarter financial results on Apr. 15, 2014, promptly after the close of market. The full release in PDF and HTML will be available at www.intc.com/results.cfm.

 

Immediately following the earnings report, the company plans to publish a commentary by Stacy J. Smith, executive vice president and chief financial officer, at www.intc.com/results.cfm. A public webcast of Intel's earnings conference call will follow at 2 p.m. PDT on Apr. 15 at www.intc.com/eventdetail.cfm?eventid=141036.A webcast replay will also be available on the site.

 

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.

 

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The future of fitness is now. Imagine a treadmill seamlessly connecting with your smartphone to sync biometric data such as heart rate, post distance and results on social media, and even compete with others. Intel, Advantech and Wind River have teamed up to enable a connected fitness experience with a turnkey solution that makes it easy for fitness equipment manufacturers to integrate the applications consumers demand. On display at this year’s International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) conference (Booth #945) the fitness console is an integrated hardware and software platform built on a standard, open framework to enable the next generation of the IoT-ready fitness equipment.

Today, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and Enough Co-Founder John Prendergast host a conversation on responsible sourcing and investing in the Congo with honorary co-hosts Senators Jeff Flake and Chris Coons. The event, held on Capitol Hill, will explore opportunities to further build up conflict-free trade and how partnerships between policymakers, corporations and human rights advocates can make a positive impact in this region. Speakers include leaders from the United Nations, Democratic Republic of the Congo and International Conference on the Great Lakes Region. Learn more about Intel and conflict-free technology.

Eric S. Chen of San Diego Wins $100,000 Award from the Intel Foundation

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Eric S. Chen, whose research could lead to a new class of drugs to control influenza outbreaks during a pandemic, received the top award of $100,000 at the Intel Science Talent Search 2014, a program of Society for Science & the Public.
  • Eric and other finalists from across the United States took home awards totaling $630,000.
  • The Intel Science Talent Search, the nation's oldest and most prestigious high school science and math competition, recognizes 40 high school seniors who are poised to create new technologies and solutions that will positively impact people's lives.

 

 

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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 11, 2014 - Eric S. Chen, 17, of San Diego, Calif. (center) wins the first-place prize of $100,000 in the Intel Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public. Also pictured are finalists Alec Vadim Arshavsky of N.C. (left) and Kathy Camenzind (right) of Calif. The competition recognizes and empowers the most promising young scientists in the U.S., who are creating the technologies and solutions that will positively impact people's lives.

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 11, 2014 – From new cancer treatments to an exploration of how technology affects the adolescent brain, the innovative research of America's future scientists, engineers and inventors took center stage in the nation's capital today. Honoring high school seniors with exceptional scientific promise, Intel Corporation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) recognized the winners of the Intel Science Talent Search, the nation's most prestigious pre-college science and math competition.

 

Eric S. Chen, 17, of San Diego won the top award of $100,000 from the Intel Foundation for his research of potential new drugs to treat influenza. His interdisciplinary approach combined computer modeling with structural studies and biological validation, with a focus on drugs that inhibit endonuclease, an enzyme essential for viral propagation. Eric, the co-president of his school's fencing team and a junior Olympics qualifier, hopes his work will lead to a new class of drugs to control flu outbreaks during a pandemic, allowing time for a vaccine to be developed.

 

Second-place honors and $75,000 went to Kevin Lee, 17, of Irvine, Calif., who developed a mathematical model to describe the shape of the heart as it beats using the principles of fluid mechanics. Kevin's faster and computationally efficient model could provide insights into arrhythmia and may lead to better treatments for the disease.

 

Third-place honors and $50,000 went to William Henry Kuszmaul, 17, of Lexington, Mass., who developed a new approach to the mathematics of modular enumeration, which has applications to a wide number of problems in computer science, bioinformatics and computational biology.

 

"We at Intel celebrate the work of these brilliant young scientists as a way to inspire the next generation to follow them with even greater energy and excitement into a life of invention and discovery," said Wendy Hawkins, executive director of the Intel Foundation. "Imagine the new technologies, solutions and devices they will bring to bear on the challenges we face. The Intel Science Talent Search finalists should inspire all of us with hope for the future."

 

Other top honors from the competition include:

 

Fourth Place: Joshua Abraham Meier of Teaneck, N.J., received a $40,000 award for his identification of a gene that controls the rapid aging of artificially generated stem cells, which could lead to new treatments for cancer.

 

Fifth Place: Natalie Ng of Cupertino, Calif., received a $30,000 award for her development of a diagnostic tool to more accurately predict the spread of breast cancer cells to other parts of the body.

 

Sixth Place: Aron Coraor of Huntington, N.Y., received a $25,000 award for his research that may explain why a certain mineral exists in two different forms in the highlands of the moon.

 

Seventh Place: Zarin Ibnat Rahman of Brookings, S.D., received a $25,000 award for her research of the effects of increased recreational screen time on adolescent sleep patterns, stress and learning.

 

Eighth Place: Anand Srinivasan of Roswell, Ga., received a $20,000 award for his neural-network-based computer model, RNNScan, which "learns" patterns in DNA to predict the boundaries of certain genomic regions.

 

Ninth Place: John Anthony Clarke of Syosset, N.Y., received a $20,000 award for his research of X-ray emissions from the planet Jupiter, a gas giant that harnesses a powerful magnetic field.

 

Tenth Place: Shaun Datta of North Potomac, Md., received a $20,000 award for his research that used computer models and equations to improve the understanding of the interactions of nuclear matter.

 

In total, the Intel Foundation awarded $1.25 million for the Intel Science Talent Search 2014. When Intel assumed the title sponsorship 16 years ago, it increased the annual awards by more than $1 million.

 

This year's finalists hail from 33 schools in 14 states. Of the 1,794 high school seniors who entered the Intel Science Talent Search 2014, 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. These finalists join the ranks of other notable Science Talent Search alumni, who over the past 73 years, have gone on to win eight Nobel Prizes, two Fields Medals, five National Medals of Science, 11 MacArthur Foundation Fellowships and even an Academy Award for Best Actress.

 

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.

 

"Society for Science & the Public proudly joins Intel in congratulating Eric Chen for his impressive research toward potential new drugs for influenza," said Rick Bates, interim CEO and chief advancement officer of SSP. "By linking technology and science to the problems of the world they see around them, Eric and all the Intel Science Talent Search finalists are tomorrow's problem solvers."

 

To learn more about Society for Science & the Public, visit www.societyforscience.org, and follow the organization on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Because Intel views education as the foundation for innovation, Intel and the Intel Foundation have invested more than $1 billion over the past decade, and Intel employees have donated close to 4 million hours toward improving education in more than 70 countries, regions and territories.

 

To get the latest Intel education news, visit www.intel.com/newsroom/education, and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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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 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.

WFA_Alliance_3D_Web_LR.jpgThe Wi-Fi Alliance recently presented Intel with an award for Outstanding Leadership & Contribution. Intel is among the top contributors to the Wi-Fi Alliance, and has informed and advanced key technologies including: 802.11ac, Passpoint*, WiGig, Miracast* and Wi-Fi Direct. “We congratulate Intel for receiving the Outstanding Leadership and Contribution award for a sponsor member,” said Wi-Fi Alliance VP of Marketing, Kelly Davis-Felner. “Members like Intel set a standard for leadership and participation which is essential to delivering on Wi-Fi Alliance’s vision for seamless connectivity.” Today, billions of Wi-Fi products carry a significant portion of the world’s data traffic in an ever-expanding variety of applications. Wi-Fi continues to evolve and improve with help from the Wi-Fi Alliance and its members.

Today’s data centers require higher bandwidth to handle 2.5 quintillion bytes of data that is created every day. To meet this demand, Corning, US Conec, Tyco Electronic, Molex and other companies have announced their support of new MXC™ optical cable technology, a core building block for Intel® Silicon Photonics which help define the design of the future data center. One MXC cable can transmit data at 1.6  Terabits per second; at that rate, two HD movie from iTunes can be downloaded in less than two seconds. This blog post from Dr. Mario Paniccia, director of the photonics technology lab at Intel, provides more insight on this news, and the many new data center innovations that Intel Silicon Photonics will enable.

Most of us are familiar with being told to ‘turn off and stow away all portable electronic devices’ for take-off and landing. But that’s changing now – for better or for worse. Recently, the FAA lifted their ban on electronic devices, meaning that flyers could – potentially – use their gadgets from gate to gate. In this month’s episode of Mobile Insights Radio with Steve Power Brown, Steve is joined by active airline pilot, air travel blogger and author Patrick Smith, and etiquette expert and former flight attendant Jacqueline Whitmore to discuss the pros and cons of the rule change that have greatly polarized the public and airline passengers. Mobile Insights Radio is an online radio program that brings together a variety of perspectives to discuss the fusion of technology, life, culture and science. Hosted by Intel futurist, Steve Power Brown, the program strives to take on the hottest topics in order to create a lively and thought-provoking discussion. Click over for a listen and check out this blog post for more information.

The 40 finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2014 met with President Obama last Friday. He discussed the administration’s commitment to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. The visit is part of the finalists’ week-long stay in Washington, D.C., where the young scientific innovators are competing for the $100,000 top prize in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search. Get more information at the Intel Education press kit.

In celebration of International Women's Day, Intel convened with UN Women and the UN Missions of Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa at the United Nations to discuss what bridging the Internet gender gap can mean for women, Africa and the global community. The conversation centered on Intel® She Will Connect, a program that aims to expand digital literacy skills to 5 million women in Africa and reduce the gender gap by 50 percent. The initiative is a direct result of findings in the groundbreaking "Women and the Web" report released by Intel last year, including the estimate that 200 million fewer women are online compared to men.

Intel scientists are participating in two sessions at SXSW Interactive, a conference that features compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology. On Friday, March 7th at 4:00pm CT, Intel’s Tony Salvador will do a solo talk on the Internet of Things and implications of the world being too connected. Earlier in the day, at 12:30pm CT, Intel’s Maria Bezaitis will participate in a panel with Mashery’s Oren Michels, R/GA’s Chris Colborn and Google’s Dinkar Jain to discuss how human social relationships are being transformed by Big Data.

Intel Science Talent Search

A new approach to the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's, a model that can predict the likelihood of mortgage delinquency, and the development of new drug candidates that could potentially help in treating the common flu. These are just a few examples of the research currently being developed by 40 high school seniors who are poised to be the nation's next scientific innovators. They'll be in Washington, D.C. from March 6-12 to compete for more than $630,000 in the Intel Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public.

 

WHAT:

Media are invited to attend the Intel Science Talent Search public exhibition of projects where they’ll be able to get a sense of what the country’s future leading scientists, researchers and engineers look like. Finalists will be available for interviews and photos as they display, describe and answer questions about their notable research.

WHEN & WHERE:

Public Exhibition of Projects:

Sunday, March 9, 1-4 p.m. ET

National Geographic Society

1145 17th St. NW

Washington, D.C, 20036

WHO:

All 40 Intel Science Talent Search 2014 finalists. These high schools seniors hail from 33 schools in 14 states. The finalists' research projects include promising innovations in:

  • Biocompatible solar cells
  • Computer models that simulate social networks or aid in disease screening
  • Innovative breast cancer research
  • Filter and sensor research to detect arsenic in the home

For a full list of this year's finalists, visit https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-sts-2014-finalists.

 

"The Intel Science Talent Search finalists show how engineering and science can empower today's youth to solve real problems that affect real people," said Wendy Hawkins, executive director of the Intel Foundation. "We encourage the public to attend the public exhibition of projects to meet these exciting young innovators and learn how they will change our world."

 

"The Intel Science Talent Search public exhibition of projects is a great opportunity for anyone, of any age, to meet some of the nation's most inspiring young researchers and talk with them about their work," said Rick Bates, interim CEO of Society for Science & the Public. "Join us to see first-hand the excitement and importance of hands-on research."

 

Wendy Hawkins and Rick Bates will both be available for comment.

MORE INFO:

To get the latest Intel Science Talent Search news, visit www.intel.com/newsroom/education and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

 

View the Multimedia Press Kit
(includes the full story with high resolution photos, videos, quotes, fact sheets, and more)

 

CONTACTS:

To RSVP for either event or to schedule interviews, please contact

Allison Kubota, 646-525-6718, Allison.Kubota@nof9.com.

 

Finalists by high school state:

 

KathyCamenzindCAWilliamKuszmaulMA
EricChenCAAjaySainiMA
AngelaKongCADavidSeongMA
KevinLeeCAJoshuaMeierNJ
CharlesLiuCABriannaPereiraNJ
EshaMaitiCAJohnClarkeNY
SreyasMisraCAAronCoraorNY
NatalieNgCASohamDagaNY
EmilyPangCAAnubhavGuhaNY
JihoParkCAPreetiKakaniNY
VishnuShankarCAIvanPaskovNY
AnneMerrillCTSaraSakowitzNY
AnandSrinivasanGAKaitlynShinNY
ViolaMoczHIAlecArshavskyNC
RahulMehtaILParthThakkerNC
YushiHommaINZarinRahmanSD
ShaunDattaMDJoyceKangTN
NeilDaveyMDStevenChenTX
BenjaminFreedMDLisaMichaelsTX
JessicaShiMDThabitPulakTX

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