Bad day for Intel. According to the New York Times, The Federal Trade Commission has opened an antitrust investigation of the chip-maker for anticompetitive conduct.
Critics say Intel’s pricing policies have been designed to maintain a near-monopoly on the microprocessor market,creating a situation that's unfair for other processor designers, like Larry's Super-Rad Computer Processor 500, that is in hardly any computers at all.
The real competition for Intel, AMD, is no doubt loving today. Read the entire, complicated, fascinating story at the link below.
New York Times: Intel Facing Antitrust Investigation