Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Feb 2011 14:49 UTC
Intel Apple has just updated its line of MacBook Pros. Usually, this isn't anything to get particularly excited about, but this time around, they've got a genuine treat: Thunderbolt. Apple is the first to use this new connection technology, developed at Intel and believed to be the copper version of Lightpeak. It's pretty impressive.
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Thunderbold licensing?
by robmv on Thu 24th Feb 2011 16:06 UTC
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the thing I don't like about Thunderbolt is this

"Thunderbolt products require a controller chip supplied by Intel"

so it is a chipset and it isn't a licensable spec, neither free nor with royalties?

Edited 2011-02-24 16:07 UTC

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