The semiconductor giant has expanded beyond its core business many times only to pull back before those areas got popular. CNET looks at a few.
How Intel TV failed
Before the iPad, there was Intel's IPAD
Don't look for an Android-powered Wall-E anytime soon, but Google's recent move toward robotics signals a big momentum shift getting under way.
Andy Rubin's next Google project: Robots
The carrier at last is offering a break to customers willing to jump onto its shared data plans without a contract.
T-Mobile: AT&T's new plans confusing, expensive
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Crime-predicting robot aims to be on patrol by 2015
Knightscope has designed an automaton to combat crime and provide for public safety. And it'll work for just $6.25 an hour.
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Want to text and walk? New phone says no
Japanese cell phone provider DoCoMo offers Android phones with a "safety mode" that locks the device if you try to use it when walking.