“Intel became the world’s largest and most successful semiconductor company in 1992 and has maintained that position ever since,” said Barrett. “I’m extremely proud to have helped achieve that accomplishment and to have the honor of working with tens of thousands of Intel employees who every day put their talents to use to make Intel one of the premier technology companies in the world. I have every confidence that Intel will continue this leadership under the direction of Paul Otellini and his management team.”

Craig Barrett

Current Intel president and CEO Paul Otellini praised Barrett’s long tenure. “I want to thank Craig for his 35 years of tireless efforts on behalf of Intel,” said Otellini. “His legacy spans the creation of the best semiconductor manufacturing machine in the world, leading Intel for seven years as we emerged into a global powerhouse, and most recently as our industry’s senior statesman and ambassador who has advocated the benefits of education and technology as forces for positive change. He has been my colleague, supervisor, mentor and friend for these 35 years. I wish him the very best as he moves on to the next chapter in his life.”

Jane Shaw will replace him.

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Intel’s Pineview

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Intel, what’s comming after first Atom version?
Pineview, based on Lincroft System on a Chip (SoC) low-power architecture.

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P.S.: and Medfield?, later 🙂

Nvidia Ion

January 16, 2009

The real competition starts.  Intel Atom vs. Nvidia Ion.

Let’s see if Via Nano wants to participate.

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