Monday, September 29, 2008

Intel Corporation

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor corporation and the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most individual computer. Founded on July 18, 1968 as Integrated Electronics business and base in Santa Clara, California, USA, Intel also makes motherboard chipsets, network cards and ICs, flash memory, graphic chips, fixed processors, and other devices connected to infrastructure and computing. Founded by semiconductor pioneers Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore, and widely linked with the executive management and vision of Andrew Grove, Intel combines advanced chip design ability with a leading-edge manufacturing capability. Originally known primarily to engineers and technologists, Intel's winning "Intel Inside" advertising campaign of the 1990s made it and its Pentium processor household name.

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