Intel's big announcement is that they're getting smaller... processors

In the world of tech, to get bigger you have to get smaller. No, that doesn’t mean downsizing the staff. It means taking today’s technology that already seems so tiny and making it even smaller than normal.

Intel’s latest effort to expand beyond its PC roots involves reaching out to hobbyists.

At Maker Fair in Rome, the chipmaker is announcing plans to partner with open-source hardware specialist Arduino. Intel is creating a custom board that pairs one of the company’s new Quark processors with the other hardware necessary to build Arduino-based devices.

Read full article