Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Oct 2006 21:09 UTC
Microsoft For more than two decades, Microsoft's software and Intel's processors were so wedded that the pairing came to be known as Wintel. But as that computing era wanes, Microsoft is turning to a new source of chip design: its own labs.
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Okay.... why?
by Shadowmane on Thu 19th Oct 2006 23:12 UTC
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Why would Microsoft turn to its own labs to come up with chips? Are they planning on pulling an Apple? I doubt it, but if they did, where would that leave players like Dell, HP and other major computer vendors?

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