Agam Shah

U.S. Correspondent

Agam Shah covers machine learning, virtual reality, PCs, servers and chips for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

PC prices to continue rising due to component shortage

Pondering post-PC life, Intel offers up a $1,099 quadcopter

Pondering post-PC life, Intel offers up a $1,099 quadcopter

Intel has made a name for itself in PCs and servers but is now dabbling in a new product category with its first-ever quadcopter now on sale.

Intel ships latest Itanium chip called Kittson, but grim future looms

Intel ships latest Itanium chip called Kittson, but grim future looms

Intel's Itanium chip is hanging by a thread, and after more than three years, the company is shipping the next and possibly final version of the processor, which is code-named Kittson.

Google crams machine learning into smartwatches in A.I. push

Google crams machine learning into smartwatches in A.I. push

Google is bringing artificial intelligence to a whole new set of devices, including Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches and the Raspberry Pi board, later this year.

Intel now supports Vulkan on Windows 10 PCs

Intel now supports Vulkan on Windows 10 PCs

Intel is bringing more options to improve gaming and virtual reality experiences on Windows PCs with official support for Vulkan.

Intel researches tech to prepare for a future beyond today's PCs

Intel researches tech to prepare for a future beyond today's PCs

Intel realizes there's a limit to Moore's Law and is investing in technologies to drive computing beyond today's PCs and servers.

Intel has a chip with 24 cores that costs $8,898

Intel has a chip with 24 cores that costs $8,898

Intel's got some high priced chips, but none is as expensive as the new Xeon E7-8894 v4 server processor.

Intel works on next-generation Optane SSD, memory technologies

Intel works on next-generation Optane SSD, memory technologies

Intel is now shipping the first-generation Optane, and is also working on next-generation technologies as it looks to boost density in this new class of storage and memory.

Intel: Cannonlake will be more than 15 percent faster than Kaby Lake

Intel: Cannonlake will be more than 15 percent faster than Kaby Lake

Upgrading CPU performance hasn't been a priority for Intel in many years, but that could be changing.

Apple's iPhone declines in China, and this year could be a struggle

Apple's iPhone declines in China, and this year could be a struggle

Perhaps the next iPhone 8 will be Apple's next shot at achieving greatness in China.

After Ryzen, AMD has no immediate plan to purge other PC chips

After Ryzen, AMD has no immediate plan to purge other PC chips

An AMD Athlon or Sempron chip may not drum as much excitement as Ryzen, but loyalty has helped those brands stick around for more than a decade.

Intel repeats Obama-era pledge to invest billions in a new factory

Intel repeats Obama-era pledge to invest billions in a new factory

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's meeting with new U.S. president Donald Trump was followed by a big announcement: The company will invest $7 billion over the next three to four years to complete a factory to make 7-nanometer chips in...

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