It seems that every semiconductor company has a microcontroller solution for the Internet of Things (IoT) today. We are seeing specs for low power, high performance, and high integration microcontrollers from the usual core suppliers. But when Intel announced that it was re-entering the microcontroller business with a 32-bit x86 MCU for the Internet of Things, it was like Thor picking up his hammer to take on the competition again. Read this paper to learn more.