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Google bets on ARM to kill both Intel and Microsoft?

Oct 15, 2009, 23:33 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tai-Pan)

[ Thanks to robt for this link. ]

"Both Atom (netbook) and CULV (T&L notebooks) are predominantly sold as Windows OS based machines. The good old Wintel duopoly drags on to further both companies aim of maintaining market share and margins. Good for all parties, except of course, the consumer who would like to continue buying cheap netbooks with gradual performance increases.

"Where Swords Clash
Intel has also developed their own Linux based Moblin OS and Mobilin Garage (appstore for Moblin) which is targeted at the netbook market. These are Intel’s first steps on to Google’s home turf. Where Android and Chrome OS intersect, Moblin begins its life.

"So how can Google compete with Windows and Moblin? Easy… remove Intel from the equation. What do you replace Intel with?"

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