Gaming

Overwolf raises $16 million for game services in round led by Intel Capital

Overwolf has raised $ 16 million for its game apps and services in a funding round led by Intel Capital. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based Overwolf has created an overlay platform that enables developers to create game applications, modifications, or services that enhance the experience of today’s PC games. The deal follows an August announcement where Overwolf and Intel […]

Mobile

Intel and Tencent debut AI-powered camera systems for retail

Tencent and Intel are teaming up to launch a pair of artificially intelligent (AI) products for retail, the two announced today during Tencent’s Global Partner conference in China. Both were developed by Tencent’s YouTu Lab, its computer vision research division, and have Intel’s Movidius Myriad chips inside. The first is DeepGaze, an AI-powered camera for brick-and-mortar […]

Mobile

Intel, Mobileye, and Champion Motors team up to deploy Israel’s first self-driving taxi service

(Reuters) — Volkswagen and Intel’s Mobileye are planning to roll out Israel’s first ride-hailing service using self-driving cars starting early next year. The two companies are forming a joint venture with Israeli car importer Champion Motors, under which Volkswagen will provide the electric vehicles and Mobileye its autonomous driving technology, the companies said in a […]

Gears & Gadgets

Intel goes up to 8 cores for mainstream chips, with a 28 core overclockable Xeon

Enlarge / Intel 9th generation Coffee Lake-S series 8-core die. Intel NEW YORK—Intel unveiled a range of new processors aimed at the performance-desktop segment today. For the mainstream market, there are three new K-series overclockable chips branded as ninth-generation parts; seven new Core X-series chips are launching for the high-end desktop market, and for those […]

Gears & Gadgets

Intel launches Whiskey and Amber Lakes: Kaby Lake with better Wi-Fi, USB

Enlarge / A Kaby Lake refresh die. Intel Intel has launched its latest mobile processors: six new chips designed for Ultrabooks and other thin-and-light systems. Three 15W U-series chips are codenamed Whiskey Lake, and another three 5W Y-series parts are codenamed Amber Lake. Model Cores/Threads Clock base/boost​/GHz Level 3 cache/MB TDP/W DDR4​/MHz LPDDR3​/MHz Whiskey Lake i7-8565U […]

Computer

Intel Core i5 vs. i7

Intel’s Core i5 and i7 CPUs are still the most popular processors you can buy — and for good reason. But what’s the difference when you between them? Like most computer components, there are dozens of models at each tier to choose from, and it can get a little overwhelming. It’s worth noting before we […]

Gaming

The best Intel processors

Even if AMD’s Ryzen processors offered real competition to Intel when they debuted in 2017, Intel chips are still arguably the best for gaming and other predominantly single-threaded tasks. Whatever reason you want to go Intel on your next upgrade though, this guide will show you the best Intel processors whether you’re looking for something entry […]