BARCELONA ( TheStreet) -- First it was the snub by Apple (AAPL - Get Report). Now Intel's best friend, Microsoft (MSFT - Get Report), has shifted its storied allegiance, opting to use Qualcomm's (QCOM - Get Report) chip for its new Windows Phone 7 smartphones.Microsoft's big announcement at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow in Barcelona Monday was bad news for Intel. Microsoft's list of mobile phone tech partners include AT&T (T), Deutsche Telekom (DT), Verizon (VZ), Sprint (S), Vodafone (VOD), Dell (DELL), HTC, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Samsung and Qualcomm.
Intel: Not Inside Microsoft's New Phones
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