Surprise: If People Buy a Lot of Computers, Intel Makes a Lot of Money

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Things are clearly better in computerland, at least looking at Intel's numbers: Revenue this quarter was $10.6 billion, which up 28 percent ($2.3 billion) over last year, with net income at $2.3 billion—which is $2.0 billion, or 875 percent, more than a year ago. Clearly, somebody's buying a lot of something with Intel inside. [Intel]