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Intel Profit Shrinks 27 Percent On Dreadful PC Sales

HangingChad (677530) writes | about a year and a half ago

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HangingChad (677530) writes "Intel reported earnings on Tuesday that were down nearly 27 percent from a year ago on slumping PC sales. Worldwide PC sales dropped by 5 percent in just the 4th quarter and are down 2.5 percent for all of 2012. Intel managed to beat earnings in Q3 2012 but the numbers are still dismal.

Speculation is that customers are replacing PCs with tablets and other connected devices."

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Everyone already has a normal computer ... (1)

Githaron (2462596) | about a year and a half ago | (#42621361)

... but they don't all have tablets and smartphones. Do you really think they aren't going to buy the new shinies when they already have a computer that fits their use cases just fine.
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