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Otellini: Nokia news made me swear like Yahoo's CEO

Jeremy Kirk | Feb. 16, 2011
When Intel CEO Paul Otellini received a call from Nokia chief Stephen Elop about Nokia's move to Microsoft, he used a word that Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz "has often used."

Notebook computers continue to be the main driver, though, with 25% growth last year and expectations of 20% growth this year. PC sales grew 17%, with more than a million units sold per day for the first time ever, he said.

"I don't see any environment developing any time soon where one machine satisfies all your needs," Otellini said. "But I think at least for the next for four to five years, we are likely to see multiple devices, multiple form factors simply because people want to do different things with computers.

"And in this world, no one device wins," Otellini said.


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