Tagged: Intel

Radian 6 Social 2011

Last Thursday, I was lucky enough to attend Radian6‘s first user conference Social 2011 located at the gorgeous Marriott Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. For those of you who do not know, Radian 6 is a media monitoring and engagement company that effectively “helps businesses listen, discover, measure and engage in conversations across the social web.” In other […]

Intel settles antitrust case with FTC

In a “I-never-did-it-and-won’t-do-it-again” deal, Computer chip-making giant Intel agreed with the Federal Trade Commission to step back from business practices — like coercing computer makers not to buy microprosessor chips from rivals — which allegedly stifled competition and deprived consumers of better choices for at least a decade.  The “play nice” settlement comes on the heels […]

Dell settling Intel claims

Dell is in settlement talks with the Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve allegations that its founder/CEO Michael Dell engaged in financial irregularities related to Dell’s dealings with chip-maker Intel — with no admission of guilt or bar of Dell from service as an officer or a public company.  Visiting law Professor Elizabeth Nowicki, a […]

Intel settles antitrust case with AMD

Intel, the world’s largest maker of computer processors, will pay $1.25 billion to its biggest competitor, Advanced Micro Devices, to settle all antitrust and patent suits.  School of Management Professor Michael Salinger, a former director of the Federal Trade Commission (which also is investigating Intel), applauds the settlement. “It’s a substantial settlement, which represents an […]

E.U. defends its Intel position

The European Union, which in May fined Intel $1.45 billion for strong-arm sales tactics, has released e-mails showing how Intel pressured chip buyers.  School of Law Professor Keith Hylton, an antitrust law expert, says the unusual move going to the media to make their case is questionable. The E.C.’s decision to take its case to […]

Intel-Nokia deal seeks future

Technology giants Intel and Nokia have agreed to join forces to help design next-gen portable smartphones and the high-powered chips to run them.  School of Management Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman, head of the Information Systems Department, says this could be a major coup for both companies. Contact N. Venkat Venkatraman, 617-353-7117, venkat@bu.edu

EU fining Intel will hurt US firms, consumers

School of Law Professor Keith Hylton, an authority on antitrust law, says the EU slapping Intel with a record $1.45 billion fine could hurt consumers and hamper U.S. companies trying to compete globally. “The EC decision to impose the largest fine in its history on Intel, largely for its price cutting, sends a worrisome signal […]