Intel finally kicks Microsoft to the curb shattering Wintel
Intel grew a pair last year but only admitted it yesterday
One of the throwaway lines from yesterday’s Intel financial analyst call was the most significant, Wintel is now no more. A simple point was the first public admission of a strategy that SemiAccurate has been aware of for months, Intel kicked Microsoft to the curb and is thumbing their nose at the former industry giant.
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Charlie Demerjian is the founder of Stone Arch Networking Services and SemiAccurate.com. SemiAccurate.com is a technology news site; addressing hardware design, software selection, customization, securing and maintenance, with over one million views per month. He is a technologist and analyst specializing in semiconductors, system and network architecture. As head writer of SemiAccurate.com, he regularly advises writers, analysts, and industry executives on technical matters and long lead industry trends. Charlie is also a council member with Gerson Lehman Group. FullyAccurate