Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Nov 2006 23:02 UTC
Intel CPU maker Intel is pressuring smaller rival Via Technologies to exit the CPU market, industry sources in Taiwan claim. In exchange, Intel will allow Via to continue making PC chipsets which use Intel's patented technology, say the sources at PC mainboard manufacturers, who do not wish to be named.
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USA Only
by Excessive on Sat 25th Nov 2006 10:16 UTC
Excessive
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2006-10-19

There are two major CPU providers, AMD and Intel. If they want to embed TCPA into their CPU, nobody can stop them. Via maybe the only choice of CPU to break the monopoly. I suppose that's why they want to destroy them.

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RE: USA Only
by xiaokj on Sat 25th Nov 2006 10:36 in reply to "USA Only"
xiaokj Member since:
2005-06-30

Yeah... good idea. Its a shame I'm out of votes to mod that up.

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