Intel will announce today that it won't count stock options as an expense, joining a list of tech companies countering a trend to expense the employee grants, Reuters reported.

The chipmaker will announce its plans in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing to be made public today, Reuters reported, citing a source familiar with the matter.

General Electric, General Motors and Coca-Cola recently announced they would record the options as an expense. Microsoft and Cisco said they would not.

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