Intel is preparing for a push into emerging devices with the creation of a division that will turn "cool technology and business model innovations into products that shape and lead markets," the company said. The announcement of the New Devices unit comes just days after the installment of Brian Krzanich -- a former factory manager -- as the chipmaker's new chief executive, and analysts say the move signals Intel's intention to be a player in the next-generation "ultra-mobile" market.

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