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Why the WinTel axis is crumbling

Jun 05, 2009, 22:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Hales)

"Blame the Atom. That wee bit of silicon is responsible for much head-scratching in Satan Clara, if you ask us. The scale of the little processor's success surprised the chip maker big time. And it's our contention that the margins it makes on the things aren't on the order Intel normally expects. Funnily enough, the missives that normally ensue from the Intel PR army when we say such a thing help confirm the notion in our Atom-sized brain. But that's another matter.

"What is interesting, listening to Anand Chandrasekher banging the MID drum here on Intel's stage at Computex Taipei, is that there is a whole raft of operating systems out there that can run these devices."

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