Hungry to create new markets for its Atom CPU line now that tablets have wrecked netbook demand,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Hungry to create new markets for its Atom CPU line now that tablets have wrecked netbook demand, Intel (INTC) is developing Atom reference designs for cheap, Internet-accessible storage appliances aimed at consumers and small businesses. Such appliances have been around for a while, largely relying on processors from rival chipmakers such as Marvell.