Intel Galileo board sails Quark into maker waters

ntel ramped up its race to the bottom against ARM today, with the launch of an Arduino-compatible single board computer (SBC) based on its new Quark system-on-chip (SoC), and supported with a full Linux OS. In conjunction with the Galileo launch, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced plans for Intel to donate of 50,000 Galileo SBCs to 1,000 universities worldwide over the next 18 months.