Intel's Answer to the iPad

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On today's edition of "MarketFoolery," the daily podcast from The Motley Fool, we discuss the following topics:

Shares of Nokia (NYSE: NOK  ) were down big today after the company warned that its second-quarter sales and margins will be "substantially lower." Is Nokia's business in as much trouble as its stock? And how does Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT  ) feel about its big partnership with Nokia today? Our analysts take a look at Nokia's opportunities and offer some advice for the company's CEO.

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC  ) has unveiled plans for a new "ultrabook" computer, which will combine the power of a laptop with the features of a tablet computer. Should Apple (Nasdaq: APPL  ) be concerned, or is Intel creating a new market for itself?

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN  ) compiled a list of the best-read cities in America. Since No. 2 on the list is Alexandria, Virginia (home of Fool Global Headquarters), our analysts share their "must-read" books to help expand your library.

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  • Report this Comment On June 01, 2011, at 12:24 PM, jargonsays wrote:

    Looks like Steve Ballmer just married a massive money drain. I can here the sucking sounds just beginning. MSFT investors must be freaking out right now.

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