Hardly the first or the last time you'll ever hear that sentiment, given the fact that Microsoft's software is used by hundreds of millions of people around the globe and not all of those folks are necessarily fans of the company. Goes with the territory. But this time, the phrase occasioned more than a passing reference, as it was made by the company's former privacy chief covering policies for countries outside the U.S. .
Intel will step in to help smaller companies build ultrabooks, as the chipmaker continues its push to make the new supper-skinny laptop category a success, CNET has learned.
With the goal of getting smaller PC makers to supply branded ultrabooks, Intel will hold a meeting Wednesday in Taipei as a "matchmaker" between large device manufacturers--so-called ODMs or original design manufacturers--like Foxconn, Pegatron, Compal, and Quanta and smaller brands, according to an industry source familiar with Intel's plans.