9 great reads from CNET this week: Intel chips, solar power, turducken and more – CNET
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger has ambitious goals: restoring Intel to its earlier glory as the leader in the chip industry, and in so doing, boosting the US share of chip manufacturing to levels it hasn’t seen in several decades. To get there, he’s making big investments: Intel’s just begun building a pair of chip fabrication plants in Arizona at a total cost of $20 billion.
Easier said than done, as CNET’s Stephen Shankland notes in his in-depth excursion through what Intel is up to, including an on-site visit to Intel’s operations outside Phoenix. But if Gelsinger can pull it off, Intel’s success should bode well for new advances in phones, PCs, smartwatches, internet services and everything else in our digital lives.
That story is among the many in-depth features and thought-provoking commentaries that appeared on CNET this week. So here you go. These are the stories you don’t want to miss.
The chipmaker’s come-from-behind strategy is risky and will take years, even with government subsidies.
Like me, you might be able to buy solar energy from your utility.
I recently cooked the amazing turkey stuffed with a chicken stuffed with a duck. Thanksgiving will never be the same.
The universe could house black holes smaller than atoms — and they may have left their fingerprints on the moon.
The voices of the climate justice movement are young, female and Black or Indigenous. World leaders agree that they’re vital but haven’t let them speak at the negotiating table yet.
Meta’s head of research discusses the latest prototypes and why feeling is the next frontier.
Commentary: We do this for sports. Why can’t we do it for video games?
How much the planet warms on average is only half the story.
Rosenworcel’s long career in public service gives a hint at her priorities: closing the digital divide and restoring net neutrality.
CEO Pat Gelsinger’s plan to put Intel back on track
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November 20, 2021 at 05:45AM