Back Against The Wall, Intel Ramps Up Investment For 2013 To Make The Shift To Mobile Processors

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http://techcrunch.com – Even though Intel’s quarterly earnings were a mixed bag, the biggest surprise comes from its research and development investment plans. In 2013, the company plans to invest $13 billion compared to $10.15 billion in 2012 and $8.35 billion in 2011. This money will be used to bridge the mobile gap, as ARM-based manufacturers are current market leaders. Intel is the leading laptop and desktop computer processor manufacturer. As this particular market is shrinking, the company needs to find new potential markets in order to maintain its earnings and drive growth. Only seven smartphones curren (IT news)