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Moore's Law

In technology, a theory stating that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubles every 18 months. Moore's Law was first articulated by George Moore, who co-founded Intel, in 1965. His original statement was that the doubling occurred every 12 months, but the pace has not been that fast for some time. Nevertheless, Moore's Law is expected to apply until at least 2017, when physical limitation is predicted to force the rate of development to slow.
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Smith added that Intels ability to advance Moores Law to make products less expensive and more capable every year is the companys core competitive advantage.
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Moores law turned out to be incredibly accurate, growing beyond its predictive character to become an industry driver that holds true today, 50 years later.