Not long after coming to an agreement with Google to power its Glass project, Intel agreed with the company that owns Ray-Ban, Oakley and Persol to create technology for eye-glasses.
Although the tax is now in effect, questions swirl about its legitimacy.
World Semiconductor Trade Statistics suggests gloomy projections released earlier this year weren't wholly accurate.
The governor's budget for 2015-17 allocates an additional $800 million to encourage students to be ready for school from a young age.
The governor's plan allocates $18.6 billion for the next biennium, more than a 10 percent increase from the 2013-2015 budget.