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The current logo, used since December 2005
|Traded as||NASDAQ: INTC
Dow Jones Industrial Average Component
S&P 500 Component
|When it was created||July 18, 1968|
|People who started it||Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce, Andrew Grove|
|Headquarters||Santa Clara, California, U.S.|
|Key people||Andy Bryant
|Things made||Bluetooth chipsets, flash memory, microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, network interface cards, mobile phones, solid state drives, central processing units|
|Money earned||US$55.4 billion (2015)|
|Operating income||US$14.0 billion (2015)|
|Net income||US$11.4 billion (2015)|
|Total assets||US$103.065 billion (2015)|
|Total equity||US$61.085 billion (2015)|
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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Intel microprocessor facility in Costa Rica was responsible in 2006 for 20% of Costa Rican exports and 4.9% of the country's GDP.
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