Google may be after Intel's turf

One of Google's two computing centers is seen from the air in The Dalles, Oregon. The centers, each the size of a football field, are located in the small Oregon town of 12,000, 80 miles east of Portland. 

Today Bloomberg News is reporting that tech giant Google might be getting into the game of making chips. Not the kind that would go into your phone or personal computer, but the kind that help power the Google servers that store tons of our data. If the rumors are true, this could be a big a threat to the world's largest chip maker, Intel. Brian Womak reported the story for Bloomberg, and tells Marketplace Tech why.

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