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Dell can be more entrepreneurial as a private company, CEO and founder Michael Dell says.
By using Haswell instead of Intel's low-powered Bay Trail chips, the new Chromebooks may be targeting a use case that doesn't yet exist.
Shareholders have voted to approve a US$24.9 billion buyout of the company by founder and CEO Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners.
Although early sales of Windows 8 notebooks were constrained by the lack of touchscreens, senior executives at Intel said that those problems have vanished.
The latest Haswell Chromebooks from Acer,Hewlett-Packard, and others should last nine hours or so on a charge, with all the performance of Intel's latest Core chips.
New Chromebooks announced this week signal Intel's willingness to broaden its horizons and work with companies like Google, at the expense of its long-standing Windows partnership with Microsoft.
Ending weeks of anticipation, Intel launched its next-generation Atom chip, Bay Trail, at the Intel Developer Forum on Wednesday.
Lat year at IDF, Intel showed off a camera peripheral from Creative that could recognize the user, listen for his voice, and interpret gestures. This year, Intel has taken it a step farther.
No less than seven new Haswell-powered ThinkPads are inbound over the coming months, including the fire-breathing ThinkPad W540 mobile workstation.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showed the thin-and-light laptop running a gaming application, and it looked much like the Ultrabooks currently available from top PC makers.
Intel launched its Intel Developer Forum Tuesday by announcing a new line of Quark embedded chips, while showing off PCs running next-generation "Bay Trail" Atom and "Broadwell" Core chips.
Google and Intel will share information about new Chromebooks at Intel's chip conference this week.
Most years, the IFA trade show in Berlin is pretty boring. In 2013, it's anything but.