Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices.

In June 2015, Intel acquired Recon Instruments, based in Vancouver, BC. Founded in 2008, Recon Instruments is a world leader in smart eyewear and smart goggle technology for sports and high intensity environments. Recon’s award-winning multi-patent and patent-pending technology platform integrates a high-contrast display with a state-of-the-art computing platform and sensor suite. Recon’s smart eyewear and smart goggles run an operating system with an open SDK to empower developers to create apps for an endless variety of sports and activities. With worldwide distribution and partnerships with leading technology and optics companies, Recon continues to define and evolve the smart eyewear category.


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News on Intel

The Next Industrial Revolution is Already Here
Few business leaders would disagree if I were to describe the current economic and business climate as a merry go round, spinning faster and faster with each revolution. While it’s tempting... more
This Valentine's Day, Be Safe When Digital Dating
Did you know that nearly half of males have shared, or would share, an intimate photo with a dating app match before an in-person meeting? This is according to Intel's Valentine's Day survey,... more
Five Excellent Career Opportunities in Canadian Tech
Are you looking for work in Canada’s growing tech sector? We’ve selected a few from our job board to get you started in your search. Intel is looking for a Senior Android Developer... more
Nina Dobrev Tops Justin Bieber to Become 'Most Dangerous Canadian Cyber Celebrity'
Actress Nina Dobrev, known best for her role in the television series The Vampire Diaries,has  topped Justin Bieber to become Intel Security’s "most dangerous Canadian celebrity."... more
IT Refresh is Overrated
I have to admit my headline is a little tongue in cheek but please hear me out.  With the rapid approach of Windows Server 2003 end of support on July 14, the noise around refresh can be... more
Vancouver's Recon Instruments Acquired by Intel for $175 Million
Where there's smoke, there's fire. Three weeks ago Techvibes reported that Intel was acquiring Vancouver's Recon Instruments.  Today Intel announced that they have indeed acquired the... more
Innovation North: Opportunity Amidst Economic Struggles
When I came here about two years ago to lead Intel Canada as its new country manager, I was struck by the fact Canada appeared largely untouched by the global economic recession that crippled many... more
Parents Concerned with Childrens' Online Activity (As They Should Be), Study Says
When it comes to online activity parents are most concerned about their children unknowingly interacting with predators and pedophiles. This concern is warranted, according to Intel Security's... more
Tag Heuer Working with Intel and Google to Create Luxury Smartwatch
One of the world's largest luxury watchmakers plans to step into the smartwatch arena. Working with Intel, Tag Heuer will create a luxury smartwatch using Google's Android platform. The device... more
One-third of School Activities Now Take Place Online
From research and lectures and to collaboration and homework, students are spending on average one-third of their education time online using new mobile technologies, according to a study released... more
No Canadian Company Makes List of Best Global Green Brands, but Tech Performs Well
Today, Interbrand and Deloitte released the fourth-annual Best Global Green Brands report. Tech brands performed strongly in this year's report: 10 of the top 50 brands hail from the technology... more
Digifest Returns to Toronto with Intel Family Day
The leading edge of digital innovation and design is coming to Toronto for Digifest, May 8 to 10 at Corus Entertainment on Toronto’s waterfront. Presented by George Brown College, Digifest... more
Intel Acquires Canadian-born Basis for up to $150 Million
Computing giant Intel has reportedly acquired Basis in a deal worth between $100 million and $150 million. Basis is a health tracking company born in Vancouver. Last year it raised $11.75... more
Intel Opens Technology Lab in Waterloo to Fuel Canadian Digital Media Innovation
This week, the Intel Developer Zone opened in Waterloo. The zone is a lab for digital media developers based in the Communitech Hub, providing them with access to Intel technology and... more
Intel Appoints Graham Palmer as Canada Country Manager
Intel has appointed Graham Palmer as Canada Country Manager. Palmer, who holds a BSc in Computer Studies from Sheffield, brings 25 years of experience with Intel to his new role, including... more
Push For 'Conflict-Free' CPU May Put Intel at Odds With Moore Foundation
Intel’s plan for a CPU made of “conflict-free” rare-earth metals may be putting the company at odds with the Gordon and Berry Moore Foundation, an NGO founded by the Intel... more
Intel to Utilize Technology Built by Toronto's SecureKey
Toronto-based SecureKey Technologies has announced that Intel will utilize its authentication technology as part of Intel's Identity Protection Technology on Ultrabook devices next-generation... more
Video Chat a Popular Thing for Canadians During the Holidays
74% of Canadians have family and friends that they want to see over the holidays but can't, according to a new survey commissioned by Intel. What's keeping them apart? 80% of those unable to... more
Techvibes' Comprehensive list of Canadian Tech Acquisitions [updated - now 75 transactions]
Canada's startup ecosystem tends to measure success with financings and acquisitions. Since Angel and VC financings often go unreported, it's easier to track the state of the Canadian Startup space... more
Toronto's Polar Mobile seals major deal with Intel
On the heels of deals with tech titans like Microsoft and Research In Motion, Toronto's Polar Mobile has now struck up another one, this time with computer chip maker Intel. Intel developed Meego... more
Intel continues to make a splash in the M&A market
After lowering revenue expectations for its current quarter just last week, Santa-Clara, CA-based Intel announced early this morning that it is acquiring the wireless communications unit of... more
Intel acquires McAfee for US $7.68 Billion
According to a press release issued early this morning, Intel is set to acquire all of McAfee's common stock for US$48 per share in cash, for a total aggregate price of US$7.68 billion. McAfee... more

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