Gordon Moore

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Prof Jeffrey Ullman: “It’s not really a new phenomenon that people try to influence other people, and do that often by trying to know about them. It’s just become easier to do what people have been trying to do all along.”

Our relatively recent and rapid transformation into a data-driven, data-devouring society comes as no big surprise to Jeffrey Ullman, a pioneering fig(...)

Intel’s recently-departed chief executiveBrian Krzanich addressing CES 2018 in Las Vegas in January. His departure in June rocked the company. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

When disgruntled Fairchild Semiconductor engineers Robert Noyce (co-inventor of the integrated circuit) and Gordon Moore jumped ship to set up their o(...)

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(...)

“Even though we can still only read approximately 260 words per minute, we get to read only the newest and most relevant information gathered on our behalf.”

Moore’s Law, in its crudest terms, refers to the theory that technological capacity doubles every two years. So far this prophecy – first posited by I(...)

Intel is not participating in the latest group effort to forecast the future of computing. Image: Thinkstock

For decades, the computer industry has been guided by a faith that engineers would always find a way to make the components on computer chips smaller,(...)

Andy Grove pictured in California in 2004. Grove, the former Intel chief executive whose youth under Nazi occupation and escape from the Iron Curtain inspired an “only the paranoid survive” management philosophy that saved the chip maker from financial ruin in the 1980s, has died. Intel said Grove died on Monday, March 21, 2016. He was 79. (Photograph: Paul Sakuma/AP)

Andy Grove, the Silicon Valley elder statesman who made Intel into the world’s top chipmaker and helped usher in the personal computer age, died on T(...)

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(...)

You wouldn’t think the blended sound of a tambourine, an anvil, an electric spark (yes, really), a hammer striking a pipe, a xylophone, a marimba, and(...)

Liam Casey of PCH: a great example of a successful Irish founding chief executive

Recently I took the jump from running a multi-billion dollar division of Cisco to becoming founder and chief executive of an Irish-Californian softwar(...)

It’s been happening for so long now that we have come to expect it: each year, computing and other electronic devices shrink in size and drop in price(...)