Intels Q4 revenue is likely to fall by as much as 25%. They are also likely to underspend on their R&D budget. The fall in sales is expected on counts of recession leading to a fall in expenditure by both Consumer and Enterprises.
Also new platform expected off Intel is postponing the buying decision of various companies along with the recession effect making things difficult for this processor giant which stands to loose more ground because it is in the leadership position in the Processor market.
A fall in R&D expenditure is likely to see postponement of new products introduction and marketed.