The $2.1 billion deal ups Lenovo's enterprise offerings, as it takes the No. 3 spot in the x86 server market behind HP and Dell.
An expected deal to sell off its Intel-based servers to the Chinese electronics company has arrived, reflecting the shifting realities of the market for powerful networked machines.
In partnership with the Arduino project popular among hobbyists and students, Intel will sell small computer systems with its 32-bit Quark chip.
IDG says the chipmaker has Android 4.1 working on its architecture, although it is unclear when those who have picked up handsets such as the Orange San Diego will get the upgrade.
CEO Meg Whitman says during an earnings conference call that Hewlett-Packard has a line of products ready for the next iteration of Windows.
Servers based on Intel's IA-64 processors are losing developers right and left, so HP is hedging its bets with a move toward x86.
At its first press conference of the day at CES, Redmond says support for SoC is coming in the next version of Windows.
Even if Nvidia developed an Intel-compatible chip, the challenges would be big.
GigaOM makes some bizarre assertions. Intel and the x86 architecture are not seriously threatened by ARM processors and new kinds of computing devices.
Centaur Technology, a subsidiary of Via Technologies, is shipping samples of its new x86 chip to customers.