Intel CEO Addresses Chip Vulnerabilities

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The digitization of almost everything is creating an explosion of both structured and unstructured data as well as the desire to collect, analyze and act on it. But Krzanich's program wasn't adopted until October 30, about four months after Intel was first informed of the security bugs affecting its products.

The second announcement was regarding Tangle Lake, which is a 49-qubit superconducting quantum test chip (image at the top).

"This 49-qubit chip pushes beyond our ability to simulate and pushes towards quantum supremacy, the point at which quantum computers far and away surpass the world's best supercomputers", Krzanich said. "We are creating and delivering content that could only be done by solving a massive computing problem". "We expect it will be five to seven years before the industry gets to tackling engineering-scale problems, and it will likely require 1-million or more qubits to achieve commercial relevance".

He also unveiled the company's new automated driving platform, which combines automotive-grade Atom processors and Mobileye EyeQ5.

Loihi is Intel's first "neuromorphic" chip - meaning, it can mimic the way a human brain learns and understands. Intel's neuromorphic research prototype chip (Loihi) is now fully functioning and will be shared with research partners this year.

For an insider trade to violate the rule, the information held by Mr. Krzanich about the security vulnerabilities in Intel chips at the time he made the trade would have to be deemed material to Intel's business, the securities experts said. "This incredible technology adds to the breadth of AI solutions that Intel is developing". The exploits were made public last week.

In his speech, Krzanich said that two million vehicles created by BMW, Nissan and Vokswagen will use Mobileye Road Experience Management (REM) technology to crowdsource data to build and update low-priced, scalable and high definition maps during this year.

Intel also said that it would join forces with SAIC and NavInfo, a digital mapping company, to extend the crowdsourced map building that is necessary to roll out self-driving vehicles to China.

The auto includes 12 cameras, radars, laser scanners and computing technologies developed by Mobileye and Intel, according to a CNBC report.

As part of this, Intel announced an "exploratory partnership" with Paramount Pictures, with the latter company's chair Jim Gianopulos saying that such technology is "the key to our future" in the creation of a new form of entertainment. An NFL football game recorded this way will generate three terabytes of data per minute, Krzanich said. This theme was expressed by Intel stating, "To power the technology of the future and create awesome new experiences, we need to unlock the power of data. Data is going to redefine how we experience life - in our work, in our homes..."

The Volocopter VC200 is essentially a large drone that people can sit in, but the company hopes the oversized drone will soon start offering autonomous air taxi rides.

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback turned broadcaster Tony Romo, always quick with a quip, was mistaken for Tom Brady Tuesday while making a presentation for Intel at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Needless to say, Krzanich is bringing in the big guns to gain consumer confidence back quickly. According to Krzanich data will have a transformative effect across sectors and the world generally.

Intel announced the opening of a Los Angeles-based studio space dedicated to the production of virtual reality, augmented reality and other cutting-edge content. The company will work with the event's rights-holders to capture 30 Olympic events and show them both live and on-demand through an NBC Sports VR app.