Intel facts for kids
|Traded as||NASDAQ: INTC
Dow Jones Industrial Average Component
S&P 500 Component
|Founded||July 18, 1968|
|Founder||Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce, Andrew Grove|
|Products||Bluetooth chipsets, flash memory, microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, network interface cards, mobile phones, solid state drives, central processing units|
|Revenue||US$55.4 billion (2015)|
|US$14.0 billion (2015)|
|US$11.4 billion (2015)|
|Total assets||US$103.065 billion (2015)|
|Total equity||US$61.085 billion (2015)|
Number of employees
Intel Corporation (also known as Intel, stylized as intel) is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley. It is the world's second largest and second highest valued semiconductor chip makers based on revenue after being overtaken by Samsung, and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers (PCs).
Intel supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, and Dell. Intel also manufactures motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.
Intel Corporation was founded on July 18, 1968. The company's name was conceived from the words integrated and electronics. The fact that "intel" is the term for intelligence information also made the name appropriate.
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Federico Faggin, designer of the Intel 4004
Intel microprocessor facility in Costa Rica was responsible in 2006 for 20% of Costa Rican exports and 4.9% of the country's GDP.
In Spanish: Intel para niños
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