Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Raises 3rd Quarter Lobbying But Spending Falls Behind AT&T
Kingston Ships the HyperX Alloy FPS Gaming Keyboard
Portrait Mode Available on iPhone 7 Plus With iOS 10.1
Android Devices Vulnerable To Physical RAM Attack
Nokia Phones To Reborn In India Next Year, Hon Hai to Manufacture Them
New Lenovo Systems Commercial Desktops and Notebooks Are Featuring 7th Generation AMD PRO Processors
Apple Watch Nike+ Arrives Friday, October 28
These Are The New Xbox One S Bundles For This Holiday
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > EU will...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, September 11, 2006
EU will widen its Intel probe

EU is widening an antitrust review of Intel to see whether it pressured an electronics retailer to exclude rival AMD

The relationship between chipmaker Intel and German company Metro AG's Media Markt had been under investigation by that country's Bundeskartellamt competition agency following a complaint by AMD, but the Commission is taking over the case.

"We have liaised with the Bundeskartellamt and come to a common understanding that it would make more sense if these charges could be dealt with by the European Commission," spokesman Jonathan Todd said on Monday.

Todd said the transfer was made "bearing in mind that (the suspected actions) seem to belong to a set of practices that is already under scrutiny by the Commission", that is, "a range of tactics used by Intel to limit the market share of AMD".

The German agency also confirmed that the case was being transferred, saying it wanted to avoid duplication.

Intel spokesman Chuck Mulloy said: "We believe our activities are lawful, and we have been cooperating with the German authorities and we have been cooperating with the staff at the Commission and will continue to do so."

The European Union's executive arm was already looking at whether Intel pressured computer makers to prevent AMD from gaining market share.

Intel and AMD are the sole makers of the central processing unit chips at the heart of the more than 500 million Windows PCs worldwide. Intel holds roughly 80% of the market.

AMD has complained to the Commission that Intel used anti-competitive tactics to prevent it from moving much beyond a 20% market share by value.

Still, Intel announced this month that it would cut 10,500 jobs, about 10% of its workforce, in the face of increasing competition from AMD.

New JVC Display Technology Delivers 10,000:1 Native Contast Ratio        All News        HTC shows off BlackBerry and iPAQ killers
Sky hit by return of Windows Media DRM crack     General Computing News      Skype Announces Calls to All Landlines in France Are Free

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
New Lenovo Systems Commercial Desktops and Notebooks Are Featuring 7th Generation AMD PRO Processors
AMD Revenue Forecast Falls Short of Estimates
Intel Reports Strong Quarterly Revenue
DENSO and Toshiba to Develop Artificial Intelligence Technology, Deep Neural Network-IP, for Image Recognition Systems
AMD Details Radeon Pro Pipeline for VR Content Creation
AMD Collaborates with Alibaba Cloud to Deliver Cloud Computing Services Based on AMD Radeon Pro GPUs
SK Hynix Enters Collaboration to Develop Neuromorphic Chip
Intel Announces The Falcon 8+ Commercial Drone
Samsung to Acquire AI Firm Viv, Creators Of Apple's Siri
Intel Starts Sampling Stratix 10 FPGA For Smart and Connected Devices, Aero board And robotics kit Also Released
Intel’s New Consumer Security Lineup Extends Use of the Cloud to Protect Against Emerging Threats
AMD To Launch Zen Platform At CES 2017, New Socket-compatible 7th Generation Pro chips Launch Now

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .