Two of the world’s biggest PC makers just had monster quarters, providing an interesting peek at how PC buying has changed.
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Intel reported that it earned a net income of $6.8 billion on revenues of $19.2 billion for the quarter ending September 30.
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At its annual [email protected] global press event, the hardware maker announced a broad lineup of new PCs, Chromebooks, and other devices.
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