Intel Earnings: Ultrabook, Windows 8 and Tablet Forecast

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) has cut its full-year profit outlook, the latest indication that Windows 8, Ultrabooks and other innovations won’t fully lift the PC industry out of an economic funk. Still, Intel channel partners have at least four reasons to be upbeat. Specifically: Intel data center sales remain strong, current Ultrabook sales are meeting forecasts, Windows 8 tablets are nearing launch and McAfee security software revenues apparently grew in Q2, 2012. Intel’s earnings arrive during a challenging time for the PC industry. Gartner says Q2 PC sales were flat, AMD issued a profi (IT news)