When Intel CEO Paul Otellini retires in May, he'll leave a mixed record.
On the one hand, Intel's processor manufacturing prowess remains second to none, with the company often introducing new miniaturization technology years ahead of rivals. As ever more companies withdraw from chip manufacturing, Intel manages to keep turning the crank profitably. During Otellini's reign, Intel has so far generated $107 billion in cash from operations and paid dividends of $23.5 billion.
But Intel also has failed to come to terms with a powerful force in the processor world -- the rise of mobile devices … Read more