Science and Technology : FTC sues Intel, alleging software tweak to slow rival chips

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  1. 360

    360 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    (I take this with a grain of salt, but it's still interesting)

    "The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday(Dec.16)it is suing Intel Corp., charging that the chip maker has for a decade illegally used its dominant market position to stifle competition and strengthen its monopoly."

    http://www.eetimes.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=222002262
     
  2. hellogood

    hellogood Banned MEMBER

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    this

    is almost like seeing your $20 bill on the table and then stealing from yourself.

    All this means is that intel didn't give up the proper cut and now the FTC is just going to take theirs with the "law" behind them
     
  3. 360

    360 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is more like a low-budget sci-fi or horror flick complete with strings, zippers, and tape in plain sight.
     
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    skuderjaymes Contextualizer Synthesizer MEMBER

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    good.. get em government.. they crushed my beloved Transmeta into dust. I knew something shady to be going on.. the Crusoe processor was beautiful..
     
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