While most people following the race to release a smart TV are looking to Apple, Google, or Samsung, in this video, Motley Fool tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner tells investors about one unexpected tech giant making a big push to get there ahead of the pack: Intel (NASDAQ:INTC). Andrew discusses Intel's aggressive new hiring strategy in its campaign for the smart TV and tells investors that while he likes the move to diversify away from being tied to the maturing PC market, this might be too quick of a jump into waters that are over Intel's head.

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