Intel Corporation operates as a semiconductor chip maker that supplies technology solutions for the computing and communications industries. The company’s products include microprocessors; chipsets; motherboards; flash memory; communications infrastructure components, including network and embedded processors; wired and wireless connectivity products; products for networked storage; application processors; and cellular baseband chipsets. Most computer makers use Intel processors; PC giants Dell and Hewlett-Packard are the company’s largest customers.

It markets its products primarily in Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Japan. The company has a strategic alliance with Alcatel to develop mobile WiMAX solutions. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968.

Intel Corp.
2200 Mission College Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95052-8119
Phone: 408-765-8080
Fax: 408-765-9904

EU regulator raids Intel offices

Intel, the world’s biggest computer chipmaker, has been raided by European Union competition regulators amid claims it abused its market position.

Chuck Mulloy, a spokesman for Intel, said the regulators raided the company’s office in Munich, Germany.

Mr Mulloy said Intel was co-operating with the investigators

Intel faces inquiry in New York

Intel, the world’s biggest computer chipmaker, is being investigated by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo over whether it broke anti-trust laws.

Mr Cuomo is looking into claims that Intel stopped customers from dealing with rival Advanced Micro Devices.

Intel has cut prices and tried to boost efficiency as AMD has made efforts to become the world’s top producer

EU outlines Intel market abuse

Intel abused its dominant position in Europe by giving customers incentives to favour its products over those of its main competitor, regulators allege.

The initial findings of a probe by the European Commission has concluded the chip firm engaged in anti-competitive action to thwart principal rival AMD.

Regulators have the power to fine Intel up to 10% of annual turnover if they find it guilty of stifling competition

Intel faces S Korean sales probe

Semiconductor maker Intel is facing a probe into its sales practices in South Korea, echoing similar inquiries in Europe and Japan.

Intel revealed it was co-operating with the country’s Fair Trade Commission which has requested documents relating to marketing and rebate schemes.

Earlier this year the firm was rebuked for violating antitrust laws in Japan, and is also under scrutiny by Brussels

Intel in Europe anti-trust raids

The European Commission has raided the offices of Intel and other computer makers across Europe as part of a probe into possible anti-trust violations.

Intel has been involved in a lengthy investigation by Brussels over alleged unfair trade practices.

“The investigations are being carried out within the framework of an ongoing competition case,” said European Commission spokesman Jonathan Todd

Japan trade watchdog raids Intel

Intel, the world’s biggest maker of computer chips, has confirmed that Japan’s Fair Trade Commission raided its offices there on Thursday.

“We’re aware of the fact that the authorities paid us a visit,” said Intel spokesman Tom Beerman.

“We’re co-operating fully with their investigation,” he added