Intel Acquires Basis Science

Intel Corporation today announced that it has completed the acquisition of BASIS Science Inc., a privately held company and a leader specializing in wearable device technologies for health and wellness applications. BASIS Science is also the creator of the Basis band, the world’s most advanced health tracker. The wrist-worn device and web and mobile service…

Intel Quark X1000 Available at Mouser

 Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the new Intel® Quark X1000 System‑on‑a‑Chip (SoC), the latest Intel 32-bit processor built for the next generation of connected devices. The Quark X1000 is the first in a new line of Intel processors designed for new applications ranging from Internet‑of‑Things (IoT) to wearables, transportation, energy, and industrial control.  The…

Mouser Launches Open Source Hardware Tech Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is happy to announce their new Open Source Hardware (OSHW) technology site. This new highly interactive site contains plenty of useful information on many of the latest open source hardware boards and accessories, including BeagleBone, Arduino, Netduino, STMicroelectronics Nucleo, Texas Instruments LaunchPad, and the Intel Galileo. Developers can come to Mouser’s new…

Mouser Stocking Galileo Board

Mouser Electronics, Inc. now has stock available to ship of Intel‘s popular Galileo Arduino® Certified Development Board, powered by the newest Intel® Quark X1000 SoC. The Intel® Galileo Development Board available from Mouser Electronics is designed around the 32‑bit Intel Quark X1000, a Pentium-class system on a chip (SoC) and is the first product in a…

Intel Names 5 New VPs

Intel Corporation today announced that its board of directors elected five new corporate vice presidents. Aicha Evans, 42, was elected corporate vice president and is general manager of the Wireless Platform Research and Development Group in the Platform Engineering Group. She is responsible for driving wireless engineering for multi-comm products and Intel platforms. Evans joined…

CES 2014: Chip Makers Collaborate — And Diversify

Bringing my thoughts together from International CES 2014, I was struck by the extent of diversification – chips, devices, platforms, and especially end-markets. There was, as always, a dizzying amount of information, gadgets, solutions, and futuristic dreams. But two themes really stand out as likely capturing the next phase of the semiconductor and electronics industry:…

5 Takeaways from Intel Q4 Results

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) is accelerating the reorganization of operations to focus on faster-growing high-tech markets and, like many of its peer, the world’s biggest semiconductor manufacturer is putting connectivity, or, the internet-of-things (IoT), at the heart of its business evolution. Its latest quarterly results indicate the company is hitting speed bumps and confirm analysts’…