Intel Corp was incorporated in California in 1968 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1989. The Company designs and manufactures integrated digital technology platforms. A platform consists of a microprocessor and chipset, and may be enhanced by additional hardware, software, and services. Its platforms are used in computing applications, such as notebooks, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, automobile infotainment systems, automated factory systems and medical devices. It also develops and sells software and services engaged in security and technology integration. Its segments include PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Mobile and Communications Group and Software and services operating segments. Its PC Client Group operating segment offers products that are incorporated in notebook and desktop computers for consumers and businesses. Internet of Things Group operating segment offers platforms for customers to design products for the retail, transportation, industrial, and buildings and home market segments. Mobile and Communications Group operating segment offers products that incorporate hardware, software, and connectivity for tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices. The Software and services operating segments seek to create differentiated user experiences on Intel-based platforms. The Company sells these platforms to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), original design manufacturers (ODMs) and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. It competes against other companies that make and sell platforms, other silicon components and software to businesses that build and sell computing and communications devices to end users. Its competitors also include companies that sell goods and services to businesses that utilize them for their internal and/or customer-facing processes. In addition, it faces competition from OEMs, ODMs and other industrial and communications equipment manufacturers.