Today, technology and media editor/analyst Andrew Tonner discusses Dow component Intel. The company dominates the semiconductor arena, mainly for two reasons: Its huge cash flow allows it to outspend all of its competitors on research and development, and its vertical integration allows it to make and release innovations faster. However, its small share of the mobile market threatens the company's opportunity for future growth. However, Intel is making a push to take advantage of that market. 

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