Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 22nd Sep 2009 21:54 UTC
Intel The Intel Developer Forum is currently in full swing, but it kicked off with a speech by Intel CEO Paul Otellini. Well, there's bad news for those of us who long for a time where lots of different architectures compete with one another, ensuring that technology is moved forward. Otellini's plans for Intel basically come down to one thing: x86 everywhere.
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We'll see what happens with the Linux ARM smartbooks.

The fact we are talking about the possibility of x86 netbooks being completely upstaged by ARM smartbooks shows the power of a good, free, portable software stack.

I don't think brute force and loads of PR can win out here.

Intel have contributed to Linux when it has been in their interest. It's not like there is a deliberate free software strategy to side line x86.

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