Intel to Help More Companies Build Ultrabooks

Intel will step in to help smaller companies build ultrabooks, as the chipmaker continues its push to make the new supper-skinny laptop category a success, CNET has learned.

With the goal of getting smaller PC makers to supply branded ultrabooks, Intel will hold a meeting Wednesday in Taipei as a “matchmaker” between large device manufacturers–so-called ODMs or original design manufacturers–like Foxconn, Pegatron, Compal, and Quanta and smaller brands, according to an industry source familiar with Intel’s plans.

The list of prospective ultrabook brands will include companies like Epson, Onkyo, Viewsonic,

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