Intel CEO: Apple is the Safer Computer (Updated)

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Date: Thursday, May 26th, 2005, 14:29
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The Register: Sly Intel CEO warns that Apple is the safer computer buy
New Intel CEO Paul Otellini has flashed a level of marketing savvy unseen with his predecessor by making the unusual suggestion that consumers by Apple’s Mac computers if they wish to avoid immediate security risks.
Pressed about security by (a reporter), Mr Otellini had a startling confession: He spends an hour a weekend removing spyware from his daughter’s computer. And when further pressed about whether a mainstream computer user in search of immediate safety from security woes ought to buy Apple Computer Inc.’s Macintosh instead of a Wintel PC, he said, “If you want to fix it tomorrow, maybe you should buy something else.” Read more…


The Register: Sly Intel CEO warns that Apple is the safer computer buy
New Intel CEO Paul Otellini has flashed a level of marketing savvy unseen with his predecessor by making the unusual suggestion that consumers by Apple’s Mac computers if they wish to avoid immediate security risks.
Pressed about security by (a reporter), Mr Otellini had a startling confession: He spends an hour a weekend removing spyware from his daughter’s computer. And when further pressed about whether a mainstream computer user in search of immediate safety from security woes ought to buy Apple Computer Inc.’s Macintosh instead of a Wintel PC, he said, “If you want to fix it tomorrow, maybe you should buy something else.”
For another perscpective, read Networking World’s Mad as hell, switching to Mac.

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