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Intel Forms Government Affairs Advisory Committee

Intel Corporation announced a newly formed government affairs advisory committee to provide a range of perspectives to Intel leaders on global governmental and political matters. The committee brings a unique combination of skills, experiences and perspectives from around the world as Intel and the technology and semiconductor industries address a surging demand for semiconductors, the impact of worldwide chip shortages and the importance of public-private partnerships to ensuring a healthy, balanced global semiconductor…

AppTek Partners With Intel To Foster The Development Of Next Generation AI-Enabled Speech And Language Technologies

Partnership inside Intel's AI Builders ecosystem will seek to boost the performance of automatic speech recognition and neural machine translation technologies by leveraging Intel's AI-optimized architecture designed for complex deep learning tasks. AppTek, a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Neural Machine Translation (NMT), Text-to-Speech (TTS) and Natural Language Processing / Understanding (NLP/U) technologies, announced a partnership with Intel to…

Hootsuite Welcomes New SVP of Software Development, Manish Kamra

Hootsuite announced that Manish Kamra will join the company as Senior Vice President, Software Development, with a focus on establishing the organization's long-term technology development strategy and execution plan to deliver the highest levels of quality, performance, scalability, and reliability. Kamra joins Hootsuite most recently from Ericsson where he held the title of VP, Software Development and Head of CENX Product Development. He brings with him over 25 years of experience in software development strategy,…

Intel Collaborates with Microsoft against Cryptojacking

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint integrates Intel’s silicon-based threat detection to advance endpoint detection and response against cryptojacking malware. What’s New: Starting today, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint expands its use of Intel® Threat Detection Technology (Intel® TDT) beyond accelerated memory scanning capabilities to activate central processing unit (CPU) based cryptomining machine learning (ML) detection. This move further accelerates endpoint detection and response for millions of…

Intel Launches Its Most Advanced Performance Data Center Platform

Intel launched its most advanced, highest performance data center platform optimized to power the industry’s broadest range of workloads — from the cloud to the network to the intelligent edge. New 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors (code-named “Ice Lake”) are the foundation of Intel’s data center platform, enabling customers to capitalize on some of the most significant business opportunities today by leveraging the power of AI. New 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors deliver a significant performance increase…

Intel Announces Major Expansion In Arizona

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger today announced expansion of the company’s semiconductor manufacturing capacity, beginning with plans for two new factories (or “fabs”) at the company’s Ocotillo campus in Chandler. Marketing Technology News: Amplifi Acquires Award-Winning Comma Group to Expand European Capabilities Gelsinger announced the new fabs during Intel’s global “Intel Unleashed: Engineering the Future” webcast. During the event, he announced the evolution of Intel’s integrated device manufacturing (IDM) model strategy –…

Intel to Collaborate with Microsoft on DARPA Program

What’s New: Intel today announced that it has signed an agreement with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to perform in its Data Protection in Virtual Environments (DPRIVE) program. The program aims to develop an accelerator for fully homomorphic encryption (FHE). Microsoft is the key cloud ecosystem and homomorphic encryption partner leading the commercial adoption of the technology once developed by testing it in its cloud offerings, including Microsoft Azure and the Microsoft JEDI cloud, with the U.S.…

Technology and Media Entities Join Forces to Create Standards Group Aimed at Building Trust in Online Content

Adobe, Arm, BBC, Intel, Microsoft and Truepic Form Coalition to Develop End-to-End, Open Standard for Tracing the Origin and Evolution of Digital Content A group of influential technology and media companies has partnered to form the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA), a Joint Development Foundation project established to address the prevalence of disinformation, misinformation and online content fraud through developing technical standards for certifying the source and history or provenance of media…

Ubitus Introduces New Cloud Gaming Solution for Best-in-Class Experiences

With the streaming services settling in happily, it is now the gaming industry’s turn to gain a respectable space among cloud consumers. A range of online service providers and telecom firms are announcing their intentions to start their own services on the cloud gaming platform. These businesses, who have significant benefits in transforming the video game room, have a huge influence on the cloud gaming industry. In similar news, Ubitus, a cloud gaming technology leader has announced its latest Android Cloud gaming…

Intel Acquires Cnvrg.io to Extend AI, ML Operations

Since the last year, Intel has been keeping an eye out for companies catering to the Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) operations. In the recent move, the chipmaker giant has acquired Cnvrg.io to ramp up its ML and AI operations.  Cnvrg.io, an Israeli data science company was founded by Leah Forkosh Kolben and Yochay Ettun. It is built to favor data scientists in scaling up AI and building ML models which can be used to train and track multiple models, run comparisons among them, build…

BlackBerry and Intel Partner to Stop Cryptojacking Malware

BlackBerry Optics endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution automatically detects cryptojacking at the hardware level BlackBerry Limited announced today the release of BlackBerry® Optics v2.5.1100 with cryptomining and cryptojacking detection for Intel-based commercial PCs. To detect advanced cryptojacking malware, the BlackBerry Optics Context Analysis Engine (CAE) leverages unique CPU telemetry from Intel® Threat Detection Technology (Intel® TDT) to provide enterprises and SMBs unparalleled detection of …

Shekel Brainweigh Brings Autonomous Shopping, AI Retail Breakthroughs to NRF 2020 Vision

At the NRF Vision 2020, Shekel Brainweigh will unveil its breakthrough autonomous shopping and  AI retail products, to expand into the world’s first autonomous micro-market solution At the NRF Vision 2020, Shekel Brainweigh will unveil its breakthrough autonomous shopping and  AI retail products. Shekel’s solutions are integrated into visionary products from retail tech leaders, including Intel, HP, and Hitachi and will be on full display at partner booths and at its own booth #5880. Shekel is the leader in advanced…

Former Intel Technology Strategist Ryan Parker Joins the New Spatial Intelligence Platform-Pathr

Pathr.ai, the industry's first Machine Learning (ML) enabled Spatial Intelligence "behavior engine," announced the appointment of Ryan Parker, a veteran in statistical modeling and former top technology strategist at Intel, to the company's leadership team. Parker will serve as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the brand, which recently changed its name from Brain of the Store and formally launched in the marketplace earlier this month.  Pathr is the only AI-powered Spatial Intelligence platform that uses anonymous location…

Intel Acquires Artificial Intelligence Chipmaker Habana Labs

Combination Advances Intel’s AI Strategy, Strengthens Portfolio of AI Accelerators for the Data Center Intel Corporation announced that it has acquired Habana Labs, an Israel-based developer of programmable deep learning accelerators for the data center for approximately $2 billion. The combination strengthens Intel’s artificial intelligence (AI) portfolio and accelerates its efforts in the nascent, fast-growing AI silicon market, which Intel expects to be greater than $25 billion by 20241. “This acquisition advances…

Iconic Tech Brands — Microsoft, Dell, IBM, Intel, TI, HP — Outperform Rising Stars in New US Tech Reputation Study from…

The old line “pure” tech giants, pioneers of the digital revolution in the 20th century and thriving in this one, are showing rising tech stars the way when it comes to building and sustaining a strong corporate reputation, according to the 2019 US Tech RepTrak®️ study released by Reputation Institute. Reputation Institute, a global technology-driven provider of reputation measurement and management services, measured the reputation of 43 nominated companies that are part of a technology macro segment, which includes…

Karen Walker Joins Intel as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Karen Walker, a veteran of more than 20 years of global technology industry marketing, will join Intel as senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO), effective Oct. 23. Walker will oversee Intel’s global marketing group and be responsible for building and strengthening Intel’s brand, supporting growth strategies, cultivating opportunities in new and existing markets, and increasing demand for Intel’s products and solutions globally. “Karen is a truly a world-class CMO,” said Bob Swan, Intel’s CEO. “She has…

Intel, Sequretek, Eclypsium and Perception Point Advance Threat Detection Solutions

What’s New: Next week at Black Hat 2019 in Las Vegas, hardware and firmware security will be a central topic of conference trainings and briefings. Intel and a growing number of companies in the industry continue to advance technologies that improve security at the lower layers of the computing stack with Intel Threat Detection Technology (Intel TDT) that complement built-in capabilities of our Intel Xeon Scalable platforms for data-center infrastructure and Intel Core processors for client computing. “In today’s…

Intel Ends Tech’s Greatest Dispute with the Launch of “No Debate” Campaign

New Integrated Campaign from Doremus Puts Humorous Spin on Performance/Value Dilemma Intel is bringing office humor to the data era with its new “No Debate” campaign, created by Doremus/San Francisco, Omnicom’s B2B specialist and The Drum’s 2018 “Agency of The Year.” The first of several uncharacteristically comedic spots include two colleagues playfully disputing the importance of performance and value in the cloud. "B2B technology marketing is consistently boring,” said Brett Barash, Director of Intel’s Global…

Kyndi Secures $20 Million in Funding Led by Intel Capital to Advance Industry’s First Explainable AI Platform

Kyndi's fully auditable AI solutions create actionable intelligence, enabling government, life sciences and financial institutions to succeed by making faster, better decisions Kyndi, the artificial intelligence company building the first Explainable AI platform, announced that it raised $20 million in Series B funding led by Intel Capital, with participation from UL Ventures, PivotNorth Capital, and existing investors. The new funding will be used to expand the company's engineering and sales teams to meet growing customer…

BabbleLabs Raises $14 million Series A Financing from Dell Technologies Capital and Intel Capital to Accelerate Speech Technology

Startup develops advanced speech enhancement, noise reduction and voice analysis solutions for the future of business-critical communications BabbleLabs, a speech technology startup based in Silicon Valley, announced that it has raised Series A financing of $14 million from institutional and individual investors. The round was co-led by Dell Technologies Capital and Intel Capital, with contributions from new investors and all major seed investors. Gregg Adkin from Dell Technologies Capital and Vijay Reddy from Intel Capital…