The computers in modern data centres — the engine rooms of the digital economy — are powered mainly by Intel chips. They animate the computing clouds of the internet giants and corporate data centres worldwide. But Intel is now facing new competitive forces that could pose a challenge to its data-center dominance and profitability. In particular, the rise of artificial intelligence is creating demand for new computing hardware tailored to handle vast amounts of unruly data and complex machine-learning software — and Intel’s general-purpose chips are not ...
Intel, while pivoting to AI, tries to protect lead
Intel has long dominated the business for central processing chips
Steve Lohr | The New York Times News Last Updated at July 14, 2017 01:21 IST