Brian Krzanich

Linux creator slams Intel for crappy Meltdown/Spectre patches

Intel’s had a (mostly) crappy start to the year, thanks to the revelation of Meltdown and Spectre, two major security flaws affecting a wide range of its processors that are present in hundreds of thousands of devices around the world. It’s working to release fixes for them, but Linux creator Linus …

Linus Torvalds

Intel on Meltdown, Spectre patches: Fix leads to higher reboots, stop deploying

Intel’s solution for the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws: Company has now asked customers to stop using these as it can lead to high number of …

Intel Corporation

Intel halts chip flaw fix due to problem with patches

Intel on Monday called for a halt in deployment of patches for a troubling vulnerability in its computer chips because they could cause …

CES

Intel's Spectre patch is so busted, the company is telling customers not to use it

Remember Spectre and Meltdown?<p>The two recently disclosed vulnerabilities affecting all kinds of computer processors represented a huge threat to …

Here's How Intel Corporation Crushed It in 2017

It was a breakout year in many ways for the data center first provider, and it’s just the beginning of what’s to come.<p>It took a while to get going in …

Stocks

Cramer's game plan: Watch individual stocks amid the earnings deluge

Even with a government shutdown, CNBC's Jim Cramer expects good things for the next leg of earnings season.<p>"Earnings season is upon us and it is …

Stocks

Intel Claims 90 percent of Affected CPUs Have Live Patches Just as Rumors of New Attacks Arrive

This morning in a press release, Intel announced that it has “issued firmware updates for 90 percent of Intel CPUs introduced in the past five …

Kaby Lake

Opinion: These companies are most exposed to Meltdown, Spectre breaches

2018 started off with a bang for chip vendors like Intel INTC, +0.20% and AMD AMD, +2.38% , as a new and potentially industry-shifting security …

Intel admits reboot issues in Spectre patch affects newer Skylake and Kaby Lake processors

Following Intel's release of patches to combat the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in its chips, the processor producer has confirmed that …

Kaby Lake

Donald Trump, congressional arsonist

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made a desperate plea Wednesday to President Trump. After more than a week of false starts and pullbacks on an immigration deal — and with a government shutdown looming on Friday — McConnell declared that it was time for Trump to indicate “what he is …

Donald Trump

Intel Has a Big Problem. It Needs to Act Like It

Even without the aid of Hunter S. Thompson’s favorite drugs, CES, held in Las Vegas each January, has always been a little surreal. This year’s …

Hunter S. Thompson

Intel says Meltdown / Spectre patch causes reboots in computers with newer processors too

Data center performance can degrade by up to 25 percent for certain workloads<p>As we reported last week, Intel’s Meltdown and Spectre patch is causing reboot problems for older processors. Now Intel says the current firmware updates may be causing computers with newer chips to reboot more frequently …

Technology (India)

Intel Inside: Why I Sold Intel And Bought IBM

Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, is untrustworthy.<p>These CPU and lawsuit issues will linger and hurt the bottom line.<p>IBM has reinvented itself and is …

Business

Trump's first year in the White House in photos

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first year in office offered head-snapping drama from the start that never let up.<p>From his early-morning tweets to his raucous rallies and Oval Office orations, the president was unafraid to flout conventions and upend the ways of Washington.<p>Trump promised …

Donald Trump

Will U.S. Corporations Ever Take Cybersecurity Seriously?

It’s another month, and another major IT-related security problem has been uncovered. The latest, the security flaws discovered in Intel, AMD, and …

Cybersecurity

Intel admits that patches for Meltdown and Spectre are causing reboots on a wider variety of systems

As part of its quest to ensure “transparency” after initially insisting that the fixes for design flaws in its chips wouldn’t cause problems, Intel …

Cloud Computing

Buy Disney - Cramer's Lightning Round (1/17/18)

Intel's faulty chips issue is blown out of proportion.<p>Twenty-First Century Fox should be worth much more.<p>Don't buy Chimera Investment as it's …

Business

Intel tries to recover lost ground after chip flaw debacle

When Paul Otellini, then chief executive of Intel, paid nearly $7bn for security software company McAfee in 2010, he believed he was on an urgent …

Security

CES: Doubts persist on future of virtual reality

The experience delivered through virtual reality is just that, a simulated re-creation of some other place. But the debate around how big VR can …

Virtual Reality

As earnings season kicks off, can big tech keep the good times rolling?

The first round of earnings reports by major technology providers in 2018 kicks off Thursday, with IBM Corp. expected to set the stage for what …

Markets

Rookie announcer Romo calling right audibles

CBS Sports executives were optimistic they had a keeper in Tony Romo when they made the bold move to install him this season as their lead NFL …

Long Island

8 Top CES 2018 Takeaways: What's Next for IoT, VR, Autonomous Cars and More

As a Twitter search or two makes clear, reactions to the new products and cutting-edge technologies shown off at the world's biggest tech show tend …

Jim Cramer

A member of Congress has asked Intel and AMD to explain the danger consumers face from the chip vulnerabilities

• <b>A member of Congress asked Intel, AMD and Arm Holdings about the recently discovered security vulnerabilities affecting their chips.</b>• <b><br>The questions to the companies came in a letter from California Representative Jerry McNerney, a Democrat who is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.</b><p>A …

Advanced Micro Devices

Israeli auto-tech, robotics, photonics light up Las Vegas

Israeli technology makes it big in Las Vegas.<p>PHANTOM AUTO, one of the Israeli auto-tech companies at CES this year, displayed a system that allows an …

Transportation

New Spectre and Meltdown patches cause reboot issues

Johannesburg - New patches to fixes against security vulnerabilities from Spectre and Meltdown have been reported to cause system rebooting issues on …

Business (South Africa)

Weekend tech reading: What really happened with Vista, Cisco can detect malware inside encrypted traffic

<b>What really happened with Vista: An insider’s retrospective</b> I enjoyed reading Terry Crowley’s thoughtful blog (What Really Happened with Vista). …

Encryption

Intel CEO promises speedy patches for security flaw

Intel says by today, it will have issued updates for at least 90% of Intel CPUs introduced in the past five years, with updates for the remainder …

Information Security

Meltdown and Spectre flaws loomed large over CES

The Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities hung like a shadow over the festivities of CES. What's typically a celebration of consumer electronics was instead a stark reminder of just how far-reaching these issues are. And that's especially the case for Intel and AMD, both of whom unveiled fast …

Technology (India)

The top trends of CES 2018: From almost autonomous vehicles to sensors everywhere

For a week each January, Las Vegas becomes Las Betas. The VentureBeat crew checked out CES 2018, the big tech trade show last week, and we’ve come up with the top trends of the event. These trends are bigger than any single company, and they could change the landscape in the coming years.<p>We were …

Business

How companies can build VR space inside Linden Lab’s Sansar

Linden Lab makes a lot of money with the sale of virtual goods in its Second Life virtual world. But this year it is adding Sansar, a collection of virtual reality spaces where users can create their own immersive experiences inside their own VR scenes.<p>Intel CEO Brian Krzanich put Sansar in the …

Augmented Reality