Intel is a technology company that designs, manufactures, and sells computer hardware components, such as microprocessors, chipsets, and motherboard chips. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Intel is known for its x86 microprocessors, which are used in a wide range of devices, from desktop computers to smartphones and servers. The company also produces other hardware components, such as graphics cards and solid-state drives, and provides software and services for the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) industries. Intel is a leading player in the technology industry and has a strong reputation for innovation and quality.