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Intel's latest quarterly results came in slightly below analysts' expectations but carry promising news for Chipzilla's PC business, and new CEO Brian Krzanich says things are looking promising for the firm. "In the second quarter, we delivered on our quarterly outlook and made several key product announcements," he said. "In my …

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hmm

Been harsh to Intel lately but they do seem to be more nimble as of late than would be expected all things considered. Unlike some other companies (cough HP, Microsoft) maybe they won't totally lose the way of their founders and will still be relevant as the technology landscape changes.

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"We will leave no computing opportunity untapped."

Does this mean they are NOT going to get out of the desktop motherboard market then? If so, that's good news.

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Intel needs traction in mobile

The best way to accomplish that right now would be to ship a fabulously powerful, slim tablet with extreme HD, all day battery and Android. All the usual ports of course. The worst way to accomplish that would be to continue to ship impressive press releases, analyst "leaks", bogus "benchmarks" and continue to promise "cake tomorrow" while offering only Windows tablets with none of the above today.

People don't want Windows tablets. Full stop.

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People don't want Windows tablets. Full stop.

That isn't totally true.

A few people do, (though I cannot see why).

The majority of people don't want one.

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Re: Now that we know

Now that we know Microsoft wrote off $900M for their Surface RT, their premium Windows RT tablet, by FAR the most successful maybe some of those thumbs down will reconsider. No? I thought not.

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