INFOCLUTCH | JANUARY 4, 2018
Intel Corporation is a multinational corporation, a leader in technology innovation and a provider of semiconductor chips. Intel has played a symbolic role in the global digital economy. Explore its history, accomplishments and newsworthy moments in an interactive timeline.
July 18, 1968: Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce – The 2 found the new firm – Intel
1969: Intel receives its 1st order from Hamilton Electric and launches worlds 1st Metal Oxide Semiconductor (MOS) the static RAM.
1970: Intel reaches revenue of $4 million.
1971: Intel creates 1st 4 bit microprocessor – Intel 4004
1972: Intel creates 1st 8 bit microprocessor – Intel 8008
1974: Intel Introduces Intel 8080, the 1st general-purpose microprocessor
1978: Intel Introduces 16 bit microprocessor: Intel 8086
1981: IBM selects Intel’s 8088 microprocessor to power IBM PC.
1983: Intel passes $1 billion in annual revenue
1986: Intel receives 1st corporate innovation award from Institute of Electrical and Electronic engineers.
1991: Intel becomes the largest semiconductor supplier in the world.
1993: Intel Introduces Intel Pentium
2001: Intel rolls out Intel Xeon processors for high performance and mid range multiprocessor workstations.
2005: Intel joins Apple and delivers models of MAC computers using Intel microprocessor
2006: Intel 1st launches a 64 bit processor Intel Core 2 Duo series
2010: Intel Acquired McAfee – major acquisition
2010-2017: Intel launches Intel Core i series (i3,i5,i7)
2017: Intel plans and works on obsoleting their own product line with almost doubling performance year after year. Intel has more than 78% of market share of CPUs used worldwide.