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FTC opens formal antitrust investigation into Intel

June 6, 2008 | 12:51 pm
Intel CEO Paul Otellini's company faces a formal antitrust investigation

New Federal Trade Commission chairman, new attitude toward Intel's business tactics. Under new chairman William Kovacic, the agency has bumped up its antitrust investigation, from informal to formal. It's probing how the world's largest chip maker, which is based in Santa Clara, Calif., wields its power. Jim Puzzanghera has the full story.

-- Chris Gaither

Photo: Intel CEO Paul Otellini. Credit: Manjunath Kiran / EPA