- Apr 12, 2001
eWeek reports that Intel Corp. has formed an internal "Apple group".
This sort of internal organization is reportedly not uncommon for large customers of Intel, and is, of course, prompted by Apple's announcement that they will be switching to Intel processors over the next few years.
While this official organization is new, Intel has been trying to lure Apple for some time:
The article notes that Intel does make more than just processors, and one analyst speculates that Apple could use Intel motherboards and chipsets in the future.Intel has had 'skunkwork' operations over the years to demonstrate technologies to potential customer Apple.