Intel Expects No Financial Impact From Spectre And Meltdown

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Intel Expects No Financial Impact From Spectre And Meltdown
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Intel on Thursday announced not-no-special earnings for the fourth-quarter of 2017. However, one thing that caught the attention was Intel’s assurance to fix the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in its chips with a hardware solution. Another important point that the chip maker made was that the Meltdown and Spectre will have no material financial impact on Intel’s financials.

Meltdown and Spectre – no major impact

Reassuring the investors, Intel said that the company is working on a hardware approach to address the vulnerabilities. This was the first time in the past few weeks that Intel has talked about a hardware fix for the Meltdown and Spectre issue.

During the earnings call, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said that the company would come up with “silicon-based changes to future products that will address the Spectre and Meltdown thre