Feeds

Intel comms business 'for sale'

Strategic review gets real

3 Big data security analytics techniques

Intel may sell off its communications business as part of a deep review of its business.

Boss Paul Otellini said in April the firm was beginning a detailed strategic review. He suggested this would go beyond just cutting jobs. Analysts said last month that the comms business was first in the firing line.

Intel's IXP network processor and its Xscale business - which made mobile chips for phones and other mobile devices are being sold off as a single business, according to the San Jose Mercury. Other parts of Intel's communication business are also up for sale, according to the paper, which has seen documents relating to the sale.

The future of the firm's memory business and Itanium line is still not clear. Intel has lost ground against rival AMD recently. AMD is now expected to hit its target of 30 per cent market share/revenue.

Private equity groups are already looking at the various divisions, according to the paper. More from the SJMercury here.

Industry rumours have put potential job cuts as high as 16,000 - 16 per cent of its total staff. Last month Intel axed a 17-strong design team in Glasgow. ®

SANS - Survey on application security programs

More from The Register

next story
Leaked pics show EMBIGGENED iPhone 6 screen
Fat-fingered fanbois rejoice over Chinternet snaps
Oh no, Joe: WinPhone users already griping over 8.1 mega-update
Hang on. Which bit of Developer Preview don't you understand?
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
Rounded corners? Pah! Amazon's '3D phone has eye-tracking tech'
Now THAT'S what we call a proper new feature
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
True optical zoom coming to HTC smartphone cameras
Time to ditch that heavy DSLR? Maybe in a year, year and a half
US mobile firms cave on kill switch, agree to install anti-theft code
Slow and kludgy rollout will protect corporate profits
Sony battery recall as VAIO goes out with a bang, not a whimper
The perils of having Panasonic as a partner
Report: Apple seeking to raise iPhone 6 price by a HUNDRED BUCKS
'Well, that 5c experiment didn't go so well – let's try the other direction'
prev story

Whitepapers

SANS - Survey on application security programs
In this whitepaper learn about the state of application security programs and practices of 488 surveyed respondents, and discover how mature and effective these programs are.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.