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Gordon Moore, credited for bringing PCs to millions of homes, dies at 94

Gordon Moore came up with the 'Moore's Law' that would push semiconductor companies to put billions of dollars into research and develop the industry at breakneck speed

Gordon Moore (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Gordon Moore (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Raghav Aggarwal New Delhi
Gordon Moore, the co-founder of Intel, passed away on Saturday at 94. In a press release, the tech firm said he was surrounded by family at his home in Hawaii and died peacefully. They did not provide a cause.

Credited for coming up with the "Moore's Law" that would shape the entire semiconductor industry for years to come, Moore helped give Silicon Valley its name.

The "accidental entrepreneur" Moore, along with his partner and Intel's co-founder Robert Noyce, can be credited for bringing computers to millions of people across the globe.

"Gordon Moore defined the technology industry through his insight

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First Published: Mar 25 2023 | 1:28 PM IST

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