FTC Amends Antitrust Settlement Over Intel Chips

Law360, New York (November 3, 2010, 11:43 AM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission has modified an antitrust settlement with Intel Corp. to allow the microprocessor giant to make and sell a chip it was developing before the parties reached their deal in August.

The FTC said Tuesday that the chip would otherwise violate the settlement order because it does not contain a required interface, but the agency decided to allow its production after considering public comments on the matter.

The modification will allow Intel to sell its Oak Trail chip without the PCI Express interface...
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