Intel aims to expand past PCs


At the annual Intel Developer Forum, Chief Executive Paul Otellini expressed the company’s desire to expand to tablets, smart phones and TVs.

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At the annual Intel Developer Forum, Chief Executive Paul Otellini expressed the company’s desire to expand to tablets, smart phones and TVs.

Intel owns 80 percent of the market for microprocessors in PCs, corporate servers and laptops. But it’s not in the iPhone, it’s not in the iPad, and it’s not in any of the newest mobile devices that use Google’s Android operating system.

Keenly aware of those shortcomings, Intel is reorienting itself. The company paid $7.7 billion last month to buy computer security specialist McAfee, hoping built-in security features could differentiate its chips.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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