Digital 'n Intel

Robert Harley (
Wed, 22 Oct 1997 09:38:09 +0200 (MET DST)

suggests that they will settle out-of-court ahead of a hearing set for
today, with Intel giving Digital $1.6bn for rights to use Alpha
technology and for capacity at FAB-6, and giving them a good deal on
Intel chips.

>``It sounds to me like it will be a cash payment to license the Alpha
>architecture and the rest is just an accounting trick,'' said Linley
>Gwennap, editor of the Microprocessor Report.

Darn, and I was hoping Intel would get screwed in court. =:-)