January 22, 2018

Intel keynote misses the mark on Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

12 January 2018, 10:56 | Kevin Scott

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Intel will help customers find the best approach in terms of security, performance and compatibility, it said in a statement on Tuesday.

Looking at AI's future, Krzanich announced a partnership with Ferrari North America to use Intel's AI technologies to apply data from the racetrack to enhance the experience for fans and drivers. While he didn't address the shakeup in Monday's keynote, Krzanich began his remarks by addressing the security issue head-on.

Krzanich also discussed Intel's role as technology partner for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games, saying it would provide the largest ever VR experience across a total of 30 events both live and on-demand using its Intel True VR solution. Using the Mobileye REM technology, SAIC will develop level three, four and five autonomous cars. These discoveries will impact almost every sector of innovation, and Intel is at the forefront of this revolution, bringing to life the promise of data-driven experiences through autonomous driving, AI, 5G and VR.

Krzanich also added that the firm's autonomous vehicle efforts are being expanded into China following the inking of a partnership with SAIC Motor, a Chinese automaker.

Shortly before taking the stage Monday night, Krzanich sent a memo to employees announcing a reorganization that creates a new group within Intel to guard against security lapses.

The company hit headlines earlier this month after researchers found security vulnerabilities affecting a large number of chips from Intel and other manufacturers.

Intel hasn't yet revealed other details, including how reliable the quantum chip is.

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The bulk of the keynote speech focused on company announcements, including Intel's push around drones, artificial intelligence, connected cars and commuter helicopters.

In addition to Intel firmware updates, the Meltdown and Spectre flaws also generally require operating system updates.

"Data is going to introduce social and economic changes that we see perhaps once or twice in a century".

He added that there have been no reports of the exploits being used to obtain customer data as yet.

Whether or not you think flying cars will become a legitimate mode of transport, everyone is in love with the idea.

The device, called Loihi, which Intel is putting through its paces at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, is a neuromorphic chip-one that mimics, in a simplified way, the functioning of neurons and synapses in the brain.

Soon we will offer autonomous air taxi flights as a service in cities across the world revolutionizing the way we all experience urban mobility today. Needless to say, Krzanich is bringing in the big guns to gain consumer confidence back quickly.

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