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Intel Corporation
Type Public
Dow Jones Industrial Average Component
NASDAQ-100 Component
S&P 500 Component
Industry Semiconductors
When it was created July 18, 1968; 52 years ago (1968-07-18)
People who started it Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce, Andrew Grove
Headquarters Santa Clara, California, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Key people Andy Bryant
Brian Krzanich
Renée James
Things made Bluetooth chipsets, flash memory, microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, network interface cards, mobile phones, solid state drives, central processing units
Money earned Decrease US$55.4 billion (2015)
Operating income Decrease US$14.0 billion (2015)
Net income Decrease US$11.4 billion (2015)
Total assets Decrease US$103.065 billion (2015)
Total equity Decrease US$61.085 billion (2015)
Employees 106,700 (2014)

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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