Gordon Moore passed away at the age of 94

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Gordon Moore passed away at the age of 94

Intel co-founder and pioneer in the microprocessor industry, Gordon Moore, has died at the age of 94 in Hawaii.

An Overview of the News

  • Gordon Moore was an American engineer and entrepreneur.

  • He co-founded Intel Corporation, one of the world's largest semiconductor chip makers.

  • Moore's Law, named after him, states that the number of transistors on a microchip doubles approximately every two years, while the cost of the chips remains the same.

  • Moore has made significant contributions to the development of many important technologies, including the integrated circuit and the semiconductor industry.

  • He has received numerous awards and honours for his work, including the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, and has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

About Intel Corporation

  • It is a multinational technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, United States.

  • This company was established in 1968 and is known for developing and manufacturing computer processors, motherboard chipsets and other hardware components for personal computers and data centres.

  • Intel is one of the world's largest semiconductor manufacturers and has a significant market share in the computer processor industry.

  • Intel has made significant contributions to the technology industry, including the development of the first microprocessor, the Intel 4004, in 1971.

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