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$40 Million in New Investments to Help Innovative Companies

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • At the Intel Capital Global Summit, Intel Capital announced approximately $40 million of investments in 10 innovative technology companies.
  • The 13th annual Intel Capital Global Summit brings together over 1,000 Intel Capital-funded entrepreneurs and Fortune 2,000 industry executives for collaboration.

 

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 –Intel Capital, Intel Corporation's global investment and M&A organization, kicked off its annual Intel Capital Global Summit by announcing investments in 10 innovative technology companies. Intended to help these companies grow to the next level, the investments reinforce the Global Summit's 2-day agenda focused on company building. Totaling approximately $40 million, they cover a range of technologies from collaborating in the cloud and delivering enhanced digital entertainment to simplifying mobile payments and enabling new forms of device interaction.

 

The investments include secure content sharing platform Box; Bollywood and South-Asian content distributor Hungama.com; integrated circuit design house FocalTech; social radio platform Jelli; social game developer LIFO Interactive; mobile proximity platform NewAer; e-payment platform PagPop; cloud services provider Tier 3; 3-D game developer Transmension; and mobile advertising provider UUCun. Financial details of each investment were not disclosed.

 

In its thirteenth year, this year's Global Summit brings together approximately 1,000 Intel Capital-funded entrepreneurs and executives from market-leading Fortune 2,000 companies to exchange ideas and lay the groundwork for potential revenue generating partnerships and business deals. Designed to immerse attendees in a world of networking, the Global Summit includes a full agenda of keynote presentations, expert panels and more than 1,700 targeted meetings between portfolio company CEOs and key business executives.

 

"Business deals happen when Intel Capital brings together our vast global network with our portfolio company innovators," said Arvind Sodhani, president of Intel Capital and Intel executive vice president. "Our annual Global Summit and the ongoing Intel Capital Technology Days provide our portfolio companies with unmatched access to the decision-making executives critical to revenue-generating sales or partnerships. The 10 new investments in innovative companies announced today stand to benefit greatly from these longstanding company-building resources."

 

New investments:

Box (Los Altos, Calif.) is one of the fastest-growing private enterprise software companies in the world, delivering an intuitive, powerful and secure content sharing platform that users and IT department's love. Box is available on the Web, iPad*, iPhone*, Android* and Windows Phone* applications, and integrated into enterprise applications such as NetSuite*, Jive* and Salesforce*. To date, Box has attracted more than 11 million individuals and 125,000 businesses globally, including 92 percent of the Fortune 500, with major customers such as AAA, DreamWorks, Proctor & Gamble, Random House Inc. and TaylorMade.

 

Hungama.com (India) is India's leading digital entertainment company with the country's first and largest on-demand digital entertainment storefront. The storefront has over 2.5 million pieces of content across genres and languages in the form of music tracks, movies, music videos and mobile content. Hungama Movies has more than 5,000 Bollywood, Hollywood and regional movies and television series available in both HD and SD quality, powered by Intel® Insider™. With more than 20 million users, the Web site is accessible from a PC along with mobile, tablets, TVs and other connected devices, consumers can enjoy all this content via download and streaming.

 

Jelli (San Mateo, Calif.) is a social radio platform that combines the reach of radio with the engagement of the Web. Jelli's consumer experience allows listeners to control radio playlists through real-time voting and game elements via free iPhone and Android apps and Web experience. Jelli's advertising platform enables real-time ad serving and listener engagement across social, mobile and broadcast platforms, creating unique insights for advertisers. Jelli is available online and on FM radio stations across the United States.

 

LIFO Interactive (Korea), founded in 2010, is a social game developer. Its best-known game on Facebook, Train City*, attracted more than 8 million users worldwide last year. The company is currently developing a mobile version of the hit game, scheduled for release later this year, and has several mobile games in development for iOS*, Android, and Windows 8* app stores.

 

NewAer (Los Angeles) has created a proximity platform enabling any phone, tablet or computer to automate actions based on who or what is detected nearby. Developers add NewAer's mobile scanning engine software development kit to their apps and then tie into NewAer's back-end interface to enable service "triggers." For example, ToothTag*, NewAer's showcase app for Android devices, allows users to "tag" people, places or things based on their wireless presence and set rules like automating call forwarding when leaving the home or office. NewAer's platform breaks the limitations of GPS point references, making possible the next generation of smart location-based services based on elastic geofence events.

 

PagPop(Brazil) operates a mobile payment online platform that allows professionals and small business owners to accept credit cards for payment. PagPop's technology transforms any feature phone, computer, landline or smartphone with a swipe device, into a credit card payment machine. As a result, payments can be made anytime, everywhere in an easy, affordable and secure manner.

 

Tier 3 (Bellevue, Wash.) is a leading provider of enterprise-class cloud services, combining both infrastructure (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) in a comprehensive cloud management platform. The Tier 3 Cloud* increases IT operational efficiency and flexibility through advanced cloud orchestration and management capabilities that support the entire business application portfolio, from development to production environments and business-critical applications.

 

Transmension (China) is a television-focused gaming service provider. The company specializes in providing and enabling the delivery of high-quality games to TV screens via IPTV, smart TVs and cable TV carriers. Transmension has collaborated with leading game studios to distribute their games to millions of families.

 

UUCun (China) is a mobile Internet ad platform connecting phone makers, app developers and advertisers. The company's solution has been deployed in approximately 20 million newly shipped smartphones this year. The company is expanding its platform and technology to enable not only mobile advertisements but also more value-added services (e.g. mobile payment and mobile gaming), and also to support cross-device function aimed at tablets and smart TVs.

 

Other investments, subject to satisfaction of closing conditions:

FocalTech (Taiwan) is an integrated circuit (IC) design house specializing in digital signal processing algorithm and mixed-signal circuit design for applications including touch panel controller ICs, and it continues to expand into various new applications. The company has shipped over 100 million units of capacitive touch controller ICs. In addition to China, FocalTech is also a supplier to the largest brick-and-virtual bookstore in the world. FocalTech's products are widely used all over the world.

 

About the Intel Capital Global Summit
The Intel Capital Global Summit is Intel Capital's pre-eminent technology networking event. The 2012 event brings together more than 1,000 registered attendees from Intel Capital portfolio companies, Intel's global customers and partners and industry leaders from around the world. The Intel Capital Global Summit 2012 is sponsored by Aon Corporation, Archpoint Partners, Credit Suisse, Evercore Partners, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, KPMG, Morrison & Foerster, NASDAQ OMX, Needham, Nosal Partners, Silicon Valley Bank and TriNet.

 

About Intel Capital
Intel Capital, Intel's global investment and M&A organization, makes equity investments in innovative technology start-ups and companies worldwide. Intel Capital invests in a broad range of companies offering hardware, software, and services targeting enterprise, mobility, health, consumer Internet, digital media, semiconductor manufacturing and cleantech. Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested more than US$10.7 billion in over 1,257 companies in 53 countries. In that timeframe, more than 201 portfolio companies have gone public on various exchanges around the world and more than 308 were acquired or participated in a merger. In 2011, Intel Capital invested US$526 million in 158 investments with approximately 51 percent of funds invested outside the United States and Canada. For more information on Intel Capital and its differentiated advantages, visit www.intelcapital.com or follow @Intelcapital.

Part of The Ultrabook Experience, Master Magician David Blaine and Intel present ELECTRIFIED, a live performance event at Pier 54 in New York that uniquely leverages technology, science and global interactivity. Participate at Pier 54 or at pop-up locations in Beijing, London, Tokyo and Sydney; view the live-stream; or follow #Electrified on Twitter, Instagram and Four Square.

At the 13th annual Intel Capital Global Summit today, Intel Capital President Arvind Sodhani will host a press conference at 12:15 p.m. PST announcing news and investments. The press conference will be streaming live here. The Intel Capital Global Summit is a two-day conference in Huntington Beach focused on company building that brings together nearly 1,000 attendees, including 275 Intel Capital-funded entrepreneurs and 300 executives from Fortune 2000 companies.

Performance Expands Ultrabook™ Experience, Intel's New Series of Collaborations with Travel, Film, Fashion and Design Leaders

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • David Blaine to be surrounded by 1 million volts of electricity for 3 days and 3 nights in his most daring performance to-date and enabled by an Intel-inspired Ultrabook.
  • Visually stunning performance leverages technology, science and global interactivity.
  • Fans at Pier 54 and around the world to use Ultrabook stations to interact with the electricity and communicate with Blaine to light up New York City.

 

 

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2012 David Blaine, internationally renowned performance artist and master magician, and Intel Corporation present ELECTRIFIED, a visually stunning performance that uniquely leverages technology, science and global interactivity to create a magical live performance event.

 

Beginning on Friday, Blaine will stand on a 20-foot-high platform at Hudson River Park Pier 54 in New York, surrounded by seven towering metallic orbs – or tesla coils – that will stream 1 million volts of electricity around him for 3 days and 3 nights. Clad in a custom-made metal suit and helmet capable of conducting millions of volts of electricity, Blaine will be on his feet and will not sleep or eat for the duration of the performance. It will be continuously live-streamed at www.youtube.com/electrified and at LeTV.com in China.

 

ELECTRIFIED  is part of The Ultrabook™ Experience, a new initiative from Intel that features collaborations among innovative brands, emerging and established artists, designers and entertainers that use the Intel-inspired Ultrabook device to do extraordinary things. Throughout 2012, The Ultrabook Experience will unveil grand-scale projects with innovators in travel, film, fashion and design that are using Ultrabook devices to think innovatively.

 

ELECTRIFIED re-casts the way the world can create, connect and communicate on a global scale. Sharing a passion for continually pushing the boundaries of innovation, Blaine and Intel challenge people to rethink the ordinary and be inspired by what's possible when you combine technology, ingenuity and creativity.

 

"It has taken me 4 years to develop a performance idea that excites and challenges me," Blaine said. "My goal is to create a visual image that everyone will always remember, one that makes people curious and mystified. Intel is giving me the opportunity to perform the most daring thing I've ever done and has created a way to bring different people from all walks of life on to a global stage."

 

ELECTRIFIED marks the first of Blaine's performances in which fans around the globe will be able to not only watch but be a part of the performance. Intel Ultrabook stations set up in Beijing, London, New York, Sydney and Tokyo will enable fans to interact with the electricity and metallic orbs that stream electricity around the artist.

 

"Intel's history of developing innovative technologies that enable and inspire great achievements mirrors David's vision of advancing his performance into a new realm," said Johan Jervøe, Intel vice president of Partner Marketing. "This project draws inspiration from the history and inextricable link between technology, science and magic. The Ultrabook stations around the globe give people the ability to create and spread the power of this global phenomenon – and light up New York along with David Blaine."

 

Inspired by Intel, Ultrabook is a new category of computing devices that will increasingly give people the most complete and satisfying, no-compromise and more secure computing experience in one, sleek and portable device. With great battery life and offered at mainstream price points, Intel expects Ultrabook devices to be as transformational to mobile computing as Intel® Centrino® mobile technology was more than 8 years ago.

 

Learn more about ELECTRIFIED  and the Ultrabook Experience at www.intel.com/electrified and www.intel.com/ultrabookexperience.

 

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, Intel Atom, Intel Core, Ultrabook, Thunderbolt and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

 

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A wave of Intel-based tablets with Windows 8 were unveiled at an event in San Francisco today. Intel also announced its new Intel® Atom™ processor Z2760 (formerly codenamed "Clover Trail"). Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Samsung and ZTE were on hand to show off a range of innovative new devices that will be available later this year. For more information on today's announcements, click here.

Acer*, ASUS*, Dell*, Fujitsu*, HP*, Lenovo*, LG Electronics*, Samsung* and ZTE*
to Offer Host of New, Full-Featured Intel-Based Tablets

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Intel-powered tablets and tablet convertibles offer users the best Windows* 8 experience and deliver a range of new features from enhanced media capabilities to security built for the enterprise.
  • Intel-based tablets with Windows 8 are optimized for mobility, provide support for the Windows user interface and maintain flexibility to support for the millions of existing applications, and a full range of devices and other full-featured peripherals such as printers.
  • New Intel® Atom™ processor Z2760 architected specifically for Windows 8 offers outstanding battery life, and always-on technology in sleek designs that are lighter, more responsive and enable a multitude of options for mobile users.

 

 

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 – Intel Corporation and its OEM partners today unveiled the first wave of new tablets and tablet convertible designs based on Intel Core® vPro™, Intel® Core™ and Intel® Atom™ processors, including the new Intel Atom processor Z2760 (formerly codenamed "Clover Trail").

 

The new Intel Atom processor-based devices provide consumers and business users with a wide choice of innovative, sleek and stylish designs with long battery life and class-leading performance. Additionally, they will be able to experience Windows* 8 while continuing to run all the programs they know and love.

 

"This is just the beginning of Intel's effort in the tablet market, and our goal is to deliver products that fit the spectrum of evolving needs of both consumers and business users without compromising on compatibility, experience or battery life," said Erik Reid, general manager, Application Processor Platforms for Intel's Mobile and Communications Group. "When people or corporations buy a device with Intel Inside®, they're getting the best of Windows 8 features with a computing experience that just works."

 

Intel Atom Z2760: Powerful Computing On-the-Go

The Intel Atom Processor Z2760 allows for the thinnest, lightest tablets built on Intel® architecture -- as thin as 8.5mm and as light as 1.5 pounds - making carrying and storing a powerful tablet less cumbersome and more convenient.

 

As more and more people take their devices on-the-go, such considerations as battery life and size have become increasingly important, and devices using the Intel Atom Z2760 offer a full-featured tablet computing experience that doesn't compromise its performance over battery life. The dual-core, four-thread SoC provides exceptionally long battery life with more than 3 weeks of connected standby and more than 10 hours of local HD video playback.1

 

Tablets and tablet convertibles powered by Intel Atom processors and running Windows 8 deliver a highly intuitive and responsive experience using touch, keyboard and mouse or a pen, while providing capabilities such as Intel® Burst Technology, Intel® Hyper-threading Technology. Utilizing the multitasking capability of Intel architecture, people will experience incredibly fast response, allowing them to swiftly load and switch among their favorite applications.

 

Enhanced Security, Collaboration and Software Support in the Enterprise

Intel is enabling a choice of innovative mobile designs for the enterprise, including those powered by Intel Atom, Intel Core, and Intel Core vPro processors. Intel architecture provides corporations with the flexibility and compatibility they are used to, resulting in a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) coupled with the personalized productivity that people crave.

 

Intel tablets with Windows 8 support the millions of existing applications, devices and full-featured components used within corporations and include the security and manageability features corporate IT managers demand. Additionally, these devices easily integrate into existing corporate infrastructures, providing the ability to join a domain, access shared network resources and run both new Windows Store apps and familiar Windows desktop applications side by side.

 

The Intel Atom Processor Z2760 tablets deliver the mobility and experience that business users desire and set a new bar for addressing IT demand for built-in security and manageability with Windows 8. The new Intel Atom Processor Z2760 is built to seamlessly integrate into a business computing environment. Intel Atom Z2760 offers Secure Boot and firmware-based Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT).

 

Intel Core processor-based tablets with Windows 8 will provide the intelligent performance and responsive power for the most productive and personalized employee experience. In addition, tablets based on the Intel Core vPro processors deliver the most comprehensive and flexible enterprise-class hardware-assisted security, manageability and virtualization capabilities for business computing.

 

With Intel vPro technology, Intel Core-based processors provide remote system access and management, regardless of power or OS state, and offer the most robust set of security features including Enhanced Intel® Anti-Theft Technology, Intel® Secure Key, Intel® OS Guard, Enhanced Intel® Identity Protection Technology, and Intel® Trusted Execution Technology.

 

Intel is actively engaged with a broad cross-section of the software ecosystem to provide the best experience possible for applications running on Intel-based devices. With over 7,000 member companies, the Intel® Software Partner program helps support optimization efforts by concentrating resources, references, and tools for software optimization into key Technology Focus Areas. Additionally, through the Intel® Software Network, developers can connect with communities, tools, training and events to help deliver more efficient, higher-performing software to the market more quickly.

 

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

 

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1 Based on power measurements on a 10 inch Intel reference design at 200 nits with WiFi on, 30Wh battery.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2012 – Today Intel Corporation issued a statement in response to unsubstantiated news reports about comments made by Intel CEO Paul Otellini in a meeting with employees.

 

Intel has a long and successful heritage working with Microsoft on the release of Windows platforms, delivering devices that provide exciting experiences, stunning performance, and superior compatibility. Intel fully expects this to continue with Windows 8.

 

Intel, Microsoft and our partners have been working closely together on testing and validation to ensure delivery of a high-quality experience across the nearly 200 Intel-based designs that will start launching in October. Intel CEO Paul Otellini is on record as saying "Windows 8 is one of the best things that ever happened to Intel," citing the importance of the touch interface coming to mainstream computing and the huge wave of exciting new Ultrabook™, tablet and convertible device innovations coming to the market.

 

 

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.

This week, Intel received the first-ever "Sustained Excellence in Green Power" award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As part of its 12th annual "Green Power Leadership" awards, the EPA recognized Intel for its continued commitment to renewable energy. Since 2008, Intel has remained the nation's largest voluntary purchaser of green power. Previously, Intel received EPA "Partner of the Year" awards in 2008, 2009, and 2011, and an EPA "Green Power Purchaser" award in 2010. Learn more about Intel's sustainability initiatives.

Intel is excited about the Millennium@Edu initiative and its goal of achieving the Millennium Development Goals of advancing learning and education through technology. Intel is supportive of the aim of the Millennium@Edu program to reach at least 1% of the student population, 15 million students by 2015. The initiative aligns with Intel's longstanding commitment to education and our work across the ecosystem to bring a holistic approach to education, including technology solutions, teacher training and education programs. Other partners in this initiative include Ambient Design, Critical Links, Cx Mágica, ECS, E-XAmple, Intellisense, JP Sá Couto, Kno, Leya, Microsoft, Orange, Pasco, SanDisk, TripleC, Videonet, and VYePC.

Intel is supporting the Clinton Global Initiative's missions of turning ideas into action by fostering greater access to healthcare technology. Through a partnership with IntraHealth, Intel will help deliver greater access to mobile healthcare technologies throughout Kenya by empowering frontline health workers with the tools and skills they need to serve a variety of healthcare challenges. Intel will work with IntraHealth to develop an electronic learning program to train frontline health workers that will increase access to health services for more than 400,000 people. Learn more about the news and Intel's role here.

Arizona State University (ASU) announced a new Center for Science and Imagination that includes a collaboration with Intel's Tomorrow Project USA. The new center brings together writers, artists, scientists, engineers and others to cultivate a network of imaginative thinkers to reignite humanity's grand ambitions for innovation and discovery. The goal of Intel's Tomorrow Project is to have conversations about the future in order to make it better. To further this goal and share productive, science-based conversations with new audiences, Intel is collaborating with the Center for Science and the Imagination. ASU's new center will host Tomorrow Project USA, a platform for globe-spanning, science-based discussions fueled by a writing competition open to college students everywhere.

Connected World magazine today announced the 100 companies that earned a spot on its distinguished list for 2013. Connected World recognized Intel for being an influential provider in M2M and connected devices as well as demonstrating significant market traction and pursuing game-changing technologies in connectivity. See the full list.

Ultrabooks offer the pinnacle of computing experience with incredible responsiveness, performance, super mobile and stylish designs, and peace of mind with great security. With the holidays just around the corner, there are already more than 70 Ultrabook models on the market based on 3rd gen Intel Core processors to choose from. And as promised by Intel's GM of the PC Client Group Kirk Skaugen at IDF Beijing and reiterated at Computex, Ultrabook systems are now selling at or below $750 in the U.S. from Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Sony and Toshiba.

Get into the Autumn spirit with your favorite feathery creatures and celebrate the holidays with Angry Birds Seasons. Easily create and share your own unique tunes with Mixman Spin Control, turning your PC into an exciting world of musical performance. For kids, download My Little Artist, a free drawing application that promotes creativity at a young age. Meanwhile, you can keep your mind fresh with Alchemy, a simple but addicting puzzle game that allows you to generate fun elements.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 24, 2012 – Intel Corporation's board of directors has declared a 22.5 cents per share (90 cents per share on an annual basis) quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend will be payable on Dec. 1, 2012 to stockholders of record on Nov. 7, 2012.

 

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.

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