“Intel may have come up with a technology that will be a ‘game-changer’ for the company, if not the whole semiconductor industry,” Mark Tyson reports for HEXUS. “As reported by Barron’s tech trading blog, an analyst from Susquehanna Financial Group has barely been able to contain himself after learning about Intel’s proof-of-concept ‘chip-scale photonics’ technology.”
“Christopher Rolland of SFG Research didn’t reveal his sources, reports Barron’s, but based upon what he has learned has upgraded the target price for Intel stock from $42 to $45,” Tyson reports. “This positive rating comes from learning of a new technology that ‘could be one of the most important of our generation,’ and ‘mitigate Moore’s Law.'”
“According to Rolland it is being used in a proof-of-concept silicon chip that is working as ‘a super high-speed optical interconnect between a Xeon server CPU and an Altera FPGA,'” Tyson reports. “The Wall Street market analyst goes on to say that, ‘This technology is nothing short of miraculous and we view it as a potential game changer for Intel and the semiconductor industry,’ saying it will take three to five years to reach commercialization.”
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MacDailyNews Take: This certainly sounds promising, to say the least!