Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th May 2013 22:15 UTC, submitted by Tom
Intel "It was the only moment I heard regret slip into Otellini's voice during the several hours of conversations I had with him. 'The lesson I took away from that was, while we like to speak with data around here, so many times in my career I've ended up making decisions with my gut, and I should have followed my gut,' he said. 'My gut told me to say yes.'" The world would've been a much different place - Apple would have been less dependant on Samsung for its chips, which probably would've meant less money for Samsung to develop its Galaxy business.
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Well, maybe Thom wants to say what kind of 'different' he meant, then. Not a million miles away I still suspect from Samsung being in a less advantageous position, given the imagined 'consequences' if it hadn't been able to develop its Galaxy range.

My point still stands; from a very long and wide-ranging interview, this bit of *extrapolation*, not so much regarding Intel itself but rather Samsung, is offered as part of the blurb for the article.

Would Thom himself care to unpack what stood behind the statement?


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