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 2:30

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(...)

Intel statement issues positive 2015 outlook. Photograph: Reuters

Shares at Intel jumped to their highest level in almost 14 years after the world’s largest chipmaker gave an optimistic forecast for 2015 yesterday. S(...)

Intel said in a statement it expects third-quarter revenue of $14.4 billion, plus or minus $500 million

Chipmaker Intel, which employs more than 4,500 people in Ireland, has said it believes the worst is over for a personal computer industry hammered (...)

Intel has fallen behind in the mobile devices market but the company previously said it hopes to get its chips into 40 million tablets this year.

Chipmaker Intel gave a lukewarm forecast for first-quarter revenue that did little to dispel concerns about a slowing PC industry, and said it overest(...)

Film director Michael Bay speaks during a presentation at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, on Monda. Samsung outlined plans to sell televisions with bendable screens, introducing sets at a Las Vegas presentation that was marred when Hollywood director Bay walked off stage. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Sony kicked off the first official day of the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by drawing clear battle lines for its rivals. Its p(...)

IBRC special liquidator Kieran Wallace: in talks with the Revenue Commissioners. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Revenue Commissioners are investigating a “number of major tax issues” at the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC), according to the Sunday Bu(...)