Intel has been synonymous with Windows PCs seemingly forever. But it's trying to change that in a hurry. Enter Google.
Tablet growth will eat into laptop sales, according to research notes by Barclays Capital.
Intel and Microsoft, left out of Apple's success, are courting new hardware and software partners that have a presence in the mobile market.
The proliferation of Netbooks and the emergence of Internet-based computing raise myriad questions for Microsoft and Intel-and there are no easy answers on the horizon.
With the demise of support for Windows XP, Google spied an opportunity for Chromebooks. Customers exposed to iOS and Android may now be more open to something besides just swapping in the latest Wintel laptop.
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Intel follows a recent Microsoft announcement with its own Indian expansion plans.