Speaking at Intel's earnings conferences, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said the chip manufacturer will sell more mobile CPUs than desktop CPUs this year."The crossover from the desktop to the notebook [is] happening essentially a year sooner than we first had thought," Otellini said. Intel had previously forecast 2010 as the year the sales curves would cross, and more recently had revised the forecast to 2009.
Intel CFO Stacy Smith pointed to the arrival of new very small, very cheap computers such as the Asus Eee PC, the HP Mini-Note, and the as-yet-unnamed Dell competitor as one of the driving forces behind the accelerating demand for laptops.The Register
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