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Pat Gelsinger. Photograph: Manjunath Kiran/AFP via Getty

Troubled chip giant Intel is the only semiconductor stock in the S&P 500 that is lower than it was 12 months ago but investors think better times (...)

No Vegas dazzle: The sparse set of an all-digital Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Photograph: Consumer Technology Association/AFP

Image of the week: Virtual Vegas The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is usually a festival of robots, curved television screens and robots with curve(...)

Intel, long the world leader in chip-making technology, has lost its manufacturing edge in recent years. Photograph: iStock

Chipmaker Intel said on Wednesday it would replace chief executive Bob Swan with VMware chief executive Pat Gelsinger from February 15th. The company(...)

Intel headquarters in Leixlip, Co Kildare: First established  in 1989, it is now one of its eight chip-fabrication sites worldwide. Intel has thrived in part due to the mantra of “only the paranoid survive”. Photograph: James Forde

If you’ve owned a PC sometime over the last 30 years, you will be familiar with the blue and silver “Intel Inside” sticker. Even if you have not, you (...)

Intel forecasts that revenue will reach $75bn this year, compared with the $73.9bn that had been expected. Photograph: EPA

Intel has pushed back the planned launch of its next generation of chips by six months, throwing into doubt its efforts to regain the manufacturing ed(...)

The deal will see Apple take on more than 2,000 Intel employees. Photograph: AFP

Apple has agreed to buy the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem chip business in a $1 billion (€897 million) deal, the companies announced on Thursda(...)

The Israeli investment will be slowed while Intel proceeds full steam ahead in Leixlip, according to business publication, Calcalist. Photograph: Reuters/ Mike Blake

When it comes to attracting investment from microchip giant Intel, Ireland competes fiercely with Israel: Intel has huge facilities in both countries.(...)

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s   abrupt departure did not alarm Wall St.

When Brian Krzanich took over the top job at Intel, he had a simple message. The US chipmaker was the clear leader in the world’s most demanding manuf(...)

The offices of the international operations centre of ebay in Dundalk, which includes Paypal and Ebay. Ebay said today it would spin off Paypal. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

E-commerce giant Ebay said today it will spin off PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, into an independent publicly traded company in the second ha(...)

Ebay has begun targetting  mobile shoppers, international expansion and tie-ups with local physical stores in a bid to grow its business further.

Ebay reported solid second-quarter results today but chief executive John Donahoe warned of economic “headwinds” in the second half of the year from E(...)