Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Sep 2012 22:30 UTC
Intel You'd think this sort of stuff belonged to the past - but no. Apparently, Microsoft is afraid of Android on its Windows 8 tablets, because Intel has just announced that it will provide no support for Linux on its clover Trail processors. Supposedly, this chip is "designed for Windows 8". What?
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Please stand up.
Now i can imagine the newest popular bloggers tune: Linux is free, has a bigger software library and such but look at its power efficiency. It just lacks the magic powers of Windows 8.

From the other pov I'm affraid this move signifies beggining of the end of Intel Linux based investments in an idependent software stack and its general open approach.

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