Intel has been synonymous with Windows PCs seemingly forever. But it's trying to change that in a hurry. Enter Google.
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.
Intel and Microsoft, left out of Apple's success, are courting new hardware and software partners that have a presence in the mobile market.
Tablet growth will eat into laptop sales, according to research notes by Barclays Capital.
Google is going back to being a completely neutral partner in smartphones, which is music to the Android leader's ears.
The two companies are pretty vague about the terms but take veiled shots at Apple.
Network equipment makers and consumers want faster Net access, but network operators have a tough time justifying the investments. Small cells, micronodes, and content cooperation could help fix that.
Hewlett-Packard saw the future this week, and that future has more and more Android and Chrome devices in it.
With Microsoft and Intel becoming "outright competitors," Hewlett-Packard sees most of the PC growth happening outside the Windows market. That means Android, Chrome, and Ubuntu.
The biggest barrier to creating mobile apps is the fact that there are so many to support, companies say in a new survey from Appcelerator.