Wednesday, May 12, 2010



Venture capitalist Arthur C Rock was the first Chairman of Intel. Founders Gordon Moore and Bob Noyce

had purchased rights to the name Intel from another company Intelco.

3101 Schottky bipolar random memory chip (RAM) was Intel's first product

In 1972, Intel entered into the digital watch market with the purchase of Microma, a Liquid Crystal Display

(LCD) watch maker

Bob Noyce received the National Medal of Science from President Jimmy Carter in 1979.

Intel's Classmate PC is based on the Atom processor

Intel's INSPIRE•EMPOWER Challenge awards seed funding of $100,000 to one winner in four areas of

global need – education, healthcare, economic development, and the environment.

In 2006, Intel announced the World Ahead Program, its $1 billion commitment to bring uncompromised

access to technology to everyone, everywhere. As part of the program, Intel carefully selected 5 villages

(including Baramati, India) on three continents to illustrate how accessibility, connectivity and education can

truly transform a community and the lives of its citizens.

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