Monday, September 01, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Introduces First Curved Soundbar For TVs
Intel Hopes To Improve Its Mobile Business With Ex-Qualcomm exec
Kingston HyperX Demos DDR4 Memory at PAX Prime
Corsair and ASUS Fastest DDR4 Memory Kit
Intel Unleashes its First 8-Core Desktop Processor For Gaming
Samsung Partners with Nike On Running App
Samsung Applied for Samsung Quantum Dot TV Trademark
New iPhones Expected at Sept. 9 Event
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > General Computing > Intel D...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Intel Defends Itself in EU Antitrust Action


Intel is confident that its is being run legally, the company's chairman said on Tuesday, commenting on the antitrust investigation by the European Commission.

EU officials raided U.S. computer chipmaker Intel last July as part of a years-long probe into whether the firm was abusing its dominant position. It is being investigated in South Korea and has been warned by Japan against stifling competition in the Japanese chip market.

Speaking at a business forum, Craig Barrett, Intel's Chairman and former Chief Executive, backed his company.

"We are fully cooperating with the investigation. We don't think we've done anything wrong. We are quite confident that our business practices are quite legal," he told reporters, declining to comment further.

The Commission said it was still working on the case and refused to reveal more details.

The European Union's top antitrust body had begun its probe about five years ago, but the case lay still until Intel's smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) pressured the Commission to make a move.

In South Korea, authorities said in February they had not yet decided whether the company broke regulations.

Japan warned Intel last year that it had tried to block competition by offering unfair rebates to personal computer makers, but did not fine the company.

When contacted by CDRinfo, AMD immediately responded that the raid conducted by the EU were undertaken because there is evidence that Intel's business practices are illegal.

"Intel's conduct, harming customers, competitors and consumers around the world through market-exclusion tactics, falls within current and draft Article 82 guidelines. Again, the EC initiated dawn raids at Intel offices, as well as the offices of major European OEMs - last year as part of its ongoing investigation; the next logical step would be to file a statement of objections, " says AMD Global Communication consultant Michael Silverman.


Previous
Next
Toshiba Launches Satellite M105 Series Notebooks        All News        Microsoft May Settle Class-Action with Vouchers
EU Worried About Vista     General Computing News      Microsoft May Settle Class-Action with Vouchers

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel Hopes To Improve Its Mobile Business With Ex-Qualcomm exec
Intel Unleashes its First 8-Core Desktop Processor For Gaming
AMD Announces Heterogeneous C++ AMP Language for Developers
Intel Introduces World's Smallest Standalone 3G Modem
New AMD R9 285 Radeon Graphics Card Unveiled
Intel Highlights Its Wireless Computing Plans
Intel, Chunghwa Telecom Team up on Internet of Things
AMD Officially Releases The OCZ-rebranded, Radeon R7 SSDs
Avago to Sell LSI's Networking Business to Intel
Intel's Wearable Devices To Help Parkinson's Disease Research
AMD, Nvidia, Refresh Their Professional Graphics Cards Lineups
Intel Discloses Newest Microarchitecture and 14 Nanometer Manufacturing

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .