Thursday, June 11, 2015
Win 10 will not help Intel
Market watchers say the PC market's decline is continuing, and Intel's spending has been 6-10% ahead of its model for more than a year.
Intel would not see the financial benefits of layoffs for over a year, analyst Jon Peddie told EE Times. He speculated that layoffs of 5,000 positions could translate into $1 billion in cost savings.
99% BAD HARDWARE WEEK:
As a result of the trip, Deutsche Bank now estimates PC sales will fall 9 percent in 2015 compared to 2014. That’s steeper than the 6% annual drop currently predicted by market watchers at International Data Corp.