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  • Why Krzanich's Intel Has Become Interesting [View article]
    rbpatter,

    Well thought through and well said. Thanks.
    May 29, 2015. 01:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • NY Post: Intel nears $15B deal for Altera [View news story]
    Good comment, Cincy.
    I have been resisting the temptation to point out to those who say that the McAfee produced no results that they've been looking in the wrong place.
    May 29, 2015. 01:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel Should Buy Altera And Then You Should Buy Intel [View article]
    Very nice job. Thank you for writing this.
    May 28, 2015. 07:55 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel Adds Momentum To Servers: The Growth Story Is Not Over [View article]
    stockalicious,

    >>Big IF - but "IF" Zen comes to be even ballpark competitive "Then" OEM's will give amd some love just to keep Intel from gouging them.<<

    Why should that stop Intel from "gauging" them?
    May 28, 2015. 03:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AMD's Second Half Guidance Seems Unrealistic: Zen Will Not Topple Skylake [View article]
    Thanks, xxa.
    May 28, 2015. 02:08 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • How Apple Can Meet The Intel SoFIA Challenge And Cut Its Ties To Qualcomm [View article]
    Thanks, David. I have a sense of it.

    And thanks to Cincy, who has conversations from which I can learn something.
    May 28, 2015. 02:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • AMD's Second Half Guidance Seems Unrealistic: Zen Will Not Topple Skylake [View article]
    Got it, binartech. Thanks.
    May 27, 2015. 11:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AMD's Second Half Guidance Seems Unrealistic: Zen Will Not Topple Skylake [View article]
    Thanks binartech,

    Sounds like the uses are right up AMD's alley.
    May 27, 2015. 07:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Apple Can Meet The Intel SoFIA Challenge And Cut Its Ties To Qualcomm [View article]
    David,

    >>...whacks routability...>>

    I was sort-of following along until this. Could you please explain "routability" for me? I got lost here.
    May 27, 2015. 07:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AMD's Second Half Guidance Seems Unrealistic: Zen Will Not Topple Skylake [View article]
    RandSec,

    I can see how this ability of a GPU to execute independently of a CPU is useful in processing videos. What other types of data, if you know, is it useful for?

    Is there any reason Intel could not design this into its APU's if it wanted to?
    May 27, 2015. 05:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel: Wintel Alliance Might Help The Atom X3 Gain More Industry Support [View article]
    Got it.
    May 26, 2015. 05:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel: Wintel Alliance Might Help The Atom X3 Gain More Industry Support [View article]
    frmrVZguy,

    I am still missing something. How does TSMC's $9B revenue per quarter enter into the discussion?
    May 23, 2015. 03:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel: Wintel Alliance Might Help The Atom X3 Gain More Industry Support [View article]
    Bruce,

    I'm missing the same things.
    May 23, 2015. 02:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel: Wintel Alliance Might Help The Atom X3 Gain More Industry Support [View article]
    bnitin,

    If you read the article, has already invested that money and made those inroads - but not into phone manufacturers - into tablet manufacturers. Intel is already in 46 million tablets. The article is dated October 15, 2014.

    >>Even if Intel seels 40 million chips, it will be lucky to only lose $4 billion.<<
    You are way behind the times. Intel has already "lost" that $4 billion. By the was, from an accounting point of view, these expenditures are mostly optionally either a deductible expense, which creates a loss, or an investment in a new product, which creates an asset. You could treat it as either. From a tax perspective, the former is the preferred way.

    From a businessman's point of view, they are opening up a new market with an altered product and they have to sell enough to create enough "scale" to get the rest of the ecosystem started. 46 million will do it.

    Also, there is the side benefit of taking share and profit away from a potential competitor in another area. Intel never misses a chance to weaken a competitor.
    May 23, 2015. 12:33 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel: Wintel Alliance Might Help The Atom X3 Gain More Industry Support [View article]
    Bruce,

    I've been looking at that. Does it work?

    What do you do about recording? Use a DVR you set up yourself?
    May 23, 2015. 12:16 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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