On the day that the Dow notched its first triple-digit gain in over a month, Intel joined the party – well, in a minor way, to be sure – by beating Wall Street's lowered expectations for its most-recent quarter. The company reported quarterly revenue of $13.5bn, net income of $3bn, and earnings per share of 58¢. While those …
> "continued progress in Ultrabooks"
Hahaha oh you are serious? Intel's current market looks to now be officially mature. It might be a good time to really try and muscle in on ARM. Oh I forgot the x86 is a complete fail for sub watt cpus and even with Intel trying for over a decade they still haven't made a go of it yet.
x86 instruction set I meant. Maybe Windows 8 will ride to the rescue. Almost kept a straight face on that one.
"Apparently the moneymen had hoped for a miracle"
How often and how many different financial contexts have we seen that? Rational markets anyone?
If Intel is pinning it's future on Ultrabooks
...they might as well turn off the lights now and go home - forever.
They can't buy Ultrabook sales with millions of marketing dollars because only a few people are dumb enough to pay thru their arse for an under performing, over-priced laptop when they can buy far better for the same price or much less.