A Real Wake-Up Call

Don Clark, The Wall Street Journal:

Welch said Apple informed Intel that it better drastically slash its power consumption or would likely lose Apple’s business. “It was a real wake-up call to us,” he said.

Greg Welch is director of Intel’s Ultrabook group. It’s surprising that Intel was surprised. Can Intel continue to meet Apple’s requirement for power efficient CPUs? Is an Apple-designed ARM-based MacBook in the near future?

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