Has there actually been anything genuinely exciting from Intel in 15 years?
Itanium was excitingly wrong.
Incremental developments CPU since Pentium 4, and adoption of AMD's x64.
Buying McAfee and Altera, now the Israeli car vision outfit that Tesla fell out with.
Failure of Atom (a revised Pentium III?) to oust ARM from Tablets and Phones.
Though there is the new X-point memory tech?