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Teen’s “Flying Wing” Aircraft Wins Global Science Fair

Germany’s Ivo Zell won the top prize at Intel ISEF 2017 for his “flying wing” aircraft, while runners-up awards honored a neural network that tracks space debris and a laser-based wireless network. Five years ago in Lorch, Germany, then 13-year-old Ivo Zell got hooked on model planes. Intrigued by aeronautical design, he read everything he could … Continued

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Getting Fit in Virtual Reality

Both hardcore gamers and fitness enthusiasts reap the cardio benefits of working out in virtual reality. A funny thing happened when hardcore gamers started playing games in virtual reality (VR): they broke a sweat. While jumping, hitting and dodging imaginary opponents, players inadvertently got a workout. Exercising without intending to exercise is an unexpected but … Continued

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Building a Better World is Our Business: Intel’s 2016 CSR Report

Today, we released Intel’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report, a comprehensive review of our approach to corporate responsibility and  performance in key areas including environmental sustainability, supply chain responsibility, diversity and inclusion, and social impact. As you’ll see in the report, we made … Read more >

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VR Entrepreneurs Rethink Real Estate, Retail and Education

VR entrepreneurs open doors for real estate, retail and education leaders to offer immersive, interactive digital experiences. On paper, architect Ignacio Rodriguez designed a gorgeous Hollywood Hills home, but the potential owner couldn’t envision how the multi-million dollar abode would look after it was built. Rather than hitting the drawing board, Rodriguez turned to his … Continued

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Altitude Seven Helps Women Climb to New Heights

For Georgina Miranda, building a small business is like climbing a mountain — following switchbacks and taking one step at a time. Georgina Miranda is petite and soft spoken, well dressed and an urbanite. But beneath her quiet demeanor lives a relentless, adventure-seeking beast. Chugging oxygen from thin air, pushing through indescribable chafing and blisters … Continued

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Why Intel Filed an Amicus Brief in Support of the FTC’s Complaint Against Qualcomm

Intel has long been one of the world’s leading technology innovators. Over the past decade, Intel has invested billions in developing next-generation technologies that will improve the performance and functionality of modern smartphones and cellular communications. Intel is ready, willing, … Read more >

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VR Vacations: Technology Transforming Travel and Leisure

Virtual reality technology delivers a taste of the vacation experience — without the hassle of traditional travel. Between flights, car rental, lodging and all the other expenses that pile on when taking a vacation, the increasing cost of travel is forcing many would-be travelers to choose another day at the office over the beach or theme park. … Continued

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Three Ways Artificial Intelligence is Good for Society

Artificial intelligence helps farmers, doctors and rescue workers make a positive impact on society. Artificial intelligence (AI) powers many gadgets, like smartphones, smart thermostats and voice-activated virtual assistants that bring modern conveniences to daily life. Increasingly, AI is also being used to tackle critical social challenges. AI is a branch of computer science where machines can sense, learn, … Continued

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THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SHOULD KEEP THE U.S. IN THE PARIS CLIMATE PROCESS

By Stephen Harper, Global Director, Environment and Energy Policy at Intel “Reports abound that President Trump will soon announce a decision re whether the United States will remain with the Paris Climate Accord, an international agreement we committed to in … Read more >

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Fair-Trade Fashion Fuels Brooklyn’s Bhoomki Boutique

Inspired by her talented mother and vibrant Indian culture, New York designer Swati Argade started a small business that brings sustainable fashions to the masses. Like many women who grow up in a tight-knit immigrant family, Swati Argade was destined to become a doctor, lawyer or engineer. Her parents urged her to find a stable, … Continued

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Athletes and Fans Brace for Big Esports Competition in Australia

Intel Extreme Masters Sydney gaming competition intensifies Australia’s role in the rising esports economy. For a year, Chris Orfanellis lived with his Australian teammates in the Downtown Grand, a low-key hotel and hotspot for esports competitions in the heart of Las Vegas. They played Counter-Strike almost daily, removing the furniture from their suite to make … Continued

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Fast-Charging Glass Batteries Last Longer

New rechargeable lithium-glass batteries charge in minutes and last longer, tripling the range electric cars can travel. While some technology advances blaze ahead, others innovations like batteries languish in a sea of good enough. The lithium-ion battery technology used in today’s laptops, drones and electric cars, for example, dates back to the mid-1980s. But thanks to 94-year-old … Continued

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Ready for Anything: Disaster and Analytics

Using data analytics, a humanitarian organization determines the most efficient ways to deliver aid to people affected by violence and natural disasters. Outbreaks of violence are often unpredictable, creating extreme challenges for humanitarian aid organizations in providing safe shelter, food, water and medical care. That’s where analytics can help in predicting resources needed for people … Continued

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