updated 08:35 am EDT, Mon May 23, 2005
WSJ on Apple/Intel
Apple has been in talks that could lead to a decision soon to , The Wall Street Journal reported today. Neither company would confirm the report and an Apple spokeswoman characterized it as "rumor and speculation." Apple's pricing could become more competitive if Intel provides the kind of marketing subsidies it has given to other computer makers, the newspaper said. Apple could choose to add some Intel-based models to its product line or make a complete shift to Intel's chip technology, the newspaper said. The latter would be "seen as a serious blow to IBM's microprocessor business."