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ComputerWorld: Intel scoffs at 'post-PC' computing, but prepares for it

Apr 29, 2000, 23:21 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Intel Corp. executives may dismiss the notion of a "post-PC era," but in their six-hour briefing yesterday with New York financial analysts, their focus was sharply trained on e-business growth areas far beyond the PC market."

"Intel Chairman Andy Grove repeated his latest corporate mantra that "the Internet runs on Silicon" and said Intel must "follow the bits" wherever they take the $30 billion semiconductor giant. "We are in the midst of a fairly sizable strategic transformation," he said."

"The trend toward Internet computing and increasing use of non-PC devices is driving Intel to figure out ways to slip its silicon into everything from cell phone chip sets and Internet appliances to networking and communications products, flash memory, wireless and mobile devices, handheld computers and its traditional range of PC and server platforms."

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