Intel (NASDAQ: INTC ) is reportedly willing to pay big to become a player in streaming television, hoping to upend the cable industry. This could change the monopoly market conditions Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) and Time Warner (NYSE: TWC ) have built in cable and it may open up the industry for streaming companies like Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) and Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX ) as well. Fool contributor Travis Hoium tell investors what he thinks of Intel's big bet in the video below.
On the flip side, when it comes to dominating markets, it doesn't get much better than Intel's position in the PC microprocessor arena. However, that market is maturing, and Intel finds itself in a precarious situation longer term if it doesn't find new avenues for growth. In this premium research report on Intel, a Motley Fool analyst runs through all of the key topics investors should understand about the chip giant. Click here now to learn more.