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February 28, 2000 | IAN FRIED, BRIDGE NEWS
The face of competition is a changing one for Intel Corp. Its traditional rival, Advanced Micro Devices, has gone from the pain of red ink to the smiles that accompany newfound profitability. More interesting is the challenge at the low end, where ambitious Taiwanese chipset vendor VIA Technologies aims to take on the world's largest chip maker. VIA has its roots as a maker of chipsets, the semiconductors that connect microprocessors to other components.
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February 28, 2000 | IAN FRIED, BRIDGE NEWS
The face of competition is a changing one for Intel Corp. Its traditional rival, Advanced Micro Devices, has gone from the pain of red ink to the smiles that accompany newfound profitability. More interesting is the challenge at the low end, where ambitious Taiwanese chipset vendor VIA Technologies aims to take on the world's largest chip maker. VIA has its roots as a maker of chipsets, the semiconductors that connect microprocessors to other components.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 1995 | DIANE SEO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although they were hundreds of miles apart, students from Santa Ana, Central California and Oregon participated Wednesday in their first interactive class--technology that some educators believe could revolutionize how students are taught. While sophomores from Century High School in Santa Ana demonstrated the technology by discussing earthquakes from the SUPERCOMM exhibit at the Anaheim Convention Center, students from Oakhurst, Calif., and Tigard, Ore.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 13, 1998 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If CBS has its way, by the time the next Olympics end you may have seen as much of Tom Selleck as of figure skater Michelle Kwan. The network, which will air the Winter Games in February, will use the 16-day event to promote its prime-time lineup, including a new comedy series starring Selleck, "The Closer," scheduled to premiere in March. CBS will even use the Olympics to showcase its news by having anchor Dan Rather join host Jim Nantz in covering the opening ceremonies.
NEWS
August 31, 1993 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the President took his place behind the lectern, one of his aides whispered a small fact to a colleague about the exercise in new technology and politics that was about to begin. "We're preempting 'Studs' in Fresno," he said. So the President would learn shortly. The Clinton Administration was conducting a new kind of satellite press conference with local reporters in California.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 13, 1998 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If CBS has its way, by the time the next Olympics end you may have seen as much of Tom Selleck as of figure skater Michelle Kwan. The network, which will air the Winter Games in February, will use the 16-day event to promote its prime-time lineup, including a new comedy series starring Selleck, "The Closer," scheduled to premiere in March. CBS will even use the Olympics to showcase its news by having anchor Dan Rather join host Jim Nantz in covering the opening ceremonies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 3, 1993 | BILL BILLITER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hour upon hour, students hover around a TV-like screen at Orange Coast College here, avidly watching black-and-white images flash before them. No, it isn't a campus fad built around old movies or vintage television. The rage here is a recently acquired electronic system that taps American, Chinese and Russian weather satellites.
BUSINESS
July 6, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Intel Corp. and Via Technologies Inc. said they have settled a breach-of-contract dispute stemming from a 1998 cross-licensing agreement for computer chipsets. Under the settlement, Via Technologies will pay Intel an undisclosed amount of money in addition to continuing royalty fees. The settlement also will result in dismissal of patent infringement suits filed in Britain, Singapore and the United States, the companies said. Santa Clara, Calif.
BUSINESS
April 8, 2003
Sales of equipment used to make semiconductors fell 32% in 2002, the second consecutive annual decline and the steepest ever, Gartner Inc.'s Dataquest market research unit said. Chip makers Intel Corp. and Via Technologies Inc. of Taiwan said they settled a series of patent infringement lawsuits, resolving 11 cases in five countries involving 27 patents.
BUSINESS
November 2, 2000 | CNET News.com
S3 has announced it is dropping its graphics chip business and at the same time picking up a new name: Sonicblue. Under the deal, valued at $323 million, chipset manufacturer Via Technologies will get S3's graphics chip business in exchange for returning the 15% stake it had in S3 and assuming other liabilities. The agreement replaces a similarly valued cash and stock deal that was held up by Taiwanese regulators.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 1995 | DIANE SEO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although they were hundreds of miles apart, students from Santa Ana, Central California and Oregon participated Wednesday in their first interactive class--technology that some educators believe could revolutionize how students are taught. While sophomores from Century High School in Santa Ana demonstrated the technology by discussing earthquakes from the SUPERCOMM exhibit at the Anaheim Convention Center, students from Oakhurst, Calif., and Tigard, Ore.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 3, 1993 | BILL BILLITER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hour upon hour, students hover around a TV-like screen at Orange Coast College here, avidly watching black-and-white images flash before them. No, it isn't a campus fad built around old movies or vintage television. The rage here is a recently acquired electronic system that taps American, Chinese and Russian weather satellites.
NEWS
August 31, 1993 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the President took his place behind the lectern, one of his aides whispered a small fact to a colleague about the exercise in new technology and politics that was about to begin. "We're preempting 'Studs' in Fresno," he said. So the President would learn shortly. The Clinton Administration was conducting a new kind of satellite press conference with local reporters in California.
BUSINESS
February 4, 2002 | Bloomberg News
The European Commission said it is set to drop its antitrust investigation of Intel Corp., the No. 1 computer chip maker, after failing to find evidence the company was abusing its dominant position. The commission's "preliminary assessment is expected to find that the complaints are unfounded," said Amelia Torres, a spokeswoman for Competition Commissioner Mario Monti. An Intel spokeswoman in Germany declined to comment. In the U.S.
BUSINESS
September 12, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Regulators are investigating whether Intel Corp. urged Europe's largest consumer electronics retailer not to sell computers that use chips made by rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc., a European Commission spokesman said Monday. "The commission is concerned that Intel has been putting pressure on Media Markt not to stock computers that include AMD chips as opposed to Intel chips," EU spokesman Jonathan Todd said.
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