Why Intel Has No Place in Hollywood

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Intel is tapping out of its digital TV service before even hitting the "launch" button. Verizon is one rumored buyer, but John Malone's Liberty Global media empire would make a lot more sense.

But no matter who ends up running Intel's stillborn digital TV service, one thing is abundantly clear: Intel is big in Silicon Valley, but that doesn't automatically translate into Hollywood success. In the following video, Fool analyst Anders Bylund explains what was wrong with Intel's media ambitions from Day One.

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