An Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on show by Intel at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year. Intel, trying to convert its dominance of computers into a stake in the growing market for chips used in cars, is offering carmakers new products aimed at making its technology crucial to the effort to develop self-driving vehicles. Photo: BloombergAn Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on show by Intel at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year. Intel, trying to convert its dominance of computers into a stake in the growing market for chips used in cars, is offering carmakers new products aimed at making its technology crucial to the effort to develop self-driving vehicles. Photo: Bloomberg
An Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on show by Intel at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year. Intel, trying to convert its dominance of computers into a stake in the growing market for chips used in cars, is offering carmakers new products aimed at making its technology crucial to the effort to develop self-driving vehicles. Photo: Bloomberg

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An Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on show by Intel at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year. Intel, trying to convert its dominance of computers into a stake in the growing market for chips used in cars, is offering carmakers new products aimed at making its technology crucial to the effort to develop self-driving vehicles. Photo: BloombergAn Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on show by Intel at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year. Intel, trying to convert its dominance of computers into a stake in the growing market for chips used in cars, is offering carmakers new products aimed at making its technology crucial to the effort to develop self-driving vehicles. Photo: Bloomberg
An Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on show by Intel at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year. Intel, trying to convert its dominance of computers into a stake in the growing market for chips used in cars, is offering carmakers new products aimed at making its technology crucial to the effort to develop self-driving vehicles. Photo: Bloomberg
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