Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich is trying to navigate the company away from a reliance on PCs, in which its microprocessors and chips have been stable features over the last four decades. Photograph: John Mabanglo/EPA

Intel’s profits for the final quarter of last year beat Wall Street’s expectations, but revenue projections that fell short sent the company’s shares (...)

Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi and president of Ferrari Sergio Marchionne, hold a F1 car model at the stock exchange as the Ferrari luxury carmaker made its Milan stock market debut, in Milan, Italy, on Monday, January 4th. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/Ansa Via AP
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Image of the week: Ministerial car So is this where the profits go? Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi (left) does a decent job of looking interes(...)

 Professional free runner Jason Paul performs a twisting jump off an obstacle while Intel technology records data in real time. The low-cost, low-energy Curie module is at the heart of Intel’s wearable strategy.

Intel teamed up with big names such as Lady Gaga for its CES address, but the real star of the technology giant’s show was an Irish-designed computer (...)

The Altera acquisition is also intended to strengthen Intel’s position in the data centre market and the internet of things, as it tries to move faster to break its traditional dependence on PCs.

Intel’s $16.7 billion (€15.3 billion) purchase of programmable chipmaker Altera is likely to be a model for future big acquisitions at the company as (...)

Attendees at Oracle’s annual OpenWorld conference in San Francisco wearing event rucksacks.

Intel and Oracle are to partner to offer enhanced cloud-based data centre technologies and hardware, the companies announced in the opening keynote Su(...)

Intel’s acquisition is the third multibillion-dollar semiconductor deal since March, and comes days after Singapore-based Avago acquired US rival Broadcom for $37 billion in the largest acquisition seen in the technology sector since the late-1990s dotcom bubble, Photograph: Pichi Chuang/Reuters

Intel concluded the largest deal in its history on Monday as it agreed to acquire Altera, a maker of programmable processors, for $16.7 billion, in th(...)

Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich pays a video tribute to the company’s co-founder Gordon Moore at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas in January. PHOTOGRAPH: ETHAN MILLER/GETTY

On April 19th, 1965, just over 50 years ago, Gordon Moore, then the head of research at Fairchild Semiconductor and later one of the co-founders of In(...)

A man takes a picture of Motorola Moto X smartphones during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: REUTERS/Albert Gea

The Irish made their presence felt at Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), announcing multimillion-euro deals and partnerships. More than 30 Irish compa(...)

 Mark Fields of Ford talks about Ford Smart Mobility at CES. Photograph: EPA/MICHAEL NELSON

As the curtain is set to fall on yet another CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, the usual debate is almost certain to raise its head: is(...)

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said: “This isn’t just good business. It’s the right thing to do. When we all come together and commit, we can make the impossible possible.”

Intel has announced a pledge of $300million to encourage greater diversity in the technology sector.The the computer chip multinational corporation h(...)