Ten fun facts about Intel
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Intel was founded by physicist and chemist Gordon Moore together with physicist and co-inventor of the integrated circuit, Robert Noyce in the year 1968. The company has its headquarters in Santa Clara, California
As of 2013, it is the global leader in semiconductor chip production and is valued at the highest, based on its overall income.
The x86 microprocessors that are found on almost all personal computers everywhere were invented by the Intel Corporation.
The name Intel is a combination of the first 2 letters of ‘Integrated Electronics’. The company creates mother board chips, integrated circuits, graphic chips, embedded processors and many other computer based hardware products.Fact 5
Intel acquired McAfee in the year 2010 with a deal that was valued at a little less than $8 billion.Fact 6
Intel also works with car security systems and high-bandwidth digital content protection.Fact 7
The famous ‘Intel Inside’ advertising campaign has made the company one of the most recognizable brands on the planet.Fact 8
The company’s first product was the 3101 Schottky TTL bipolar 64-bit static RAM.Fact 9
Intel’s first microcomputer came out in the year 1972 and its first commercial microprocessor, the Intel 4004 was introduced in 1971.Fact 10
Other Intel acquisitions include Infineon’s Wireless Solutions, SySDSoft and Fulcrum Microsystems Inc. Go to more business facts ❯
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