“Part of the problem is today the desktop [computer] business is a zero margin business for many of our customers,” Paul Otellini at D in Wall Street Journal. Given his reluctant admission that Mac is better, and this comment, one gets a feeling that the CEO of world’s largest PC chip maker doesn’t love PCs that much.
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Perhaps his lack of respect for the product that pays the bills explains why Intel has stumbled so often of late, with poorly thought-out diversification attempts like LCoS TVs, when AMD was focused on delivering better PC chips and has clearly taken the technological lead there.
That is a very good point. I did not think of it this way. but you might be onto something. never mind the fact that these folks have not been able to deliver on the whole communication thing as well