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Monday, October 5, 1998
27 new stories as of 1:45 PM PT
TODAY'S TOP STORIES
-- Chink in Intel's armor
-- Cisco hit with antitrust probe?
-- Bristol joins Microsoft suit bandwagon
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Intel's tarnished armor
Major PC vendors are set to roll-out new workstations tomorrow based on
Intel's Xeon processor, but with a shortage of chips and a slip in
market share for August sales, is AMD sizing up its own Bunnyman suits?
Cisco hit with one-two punch
Reports indicate that the FTC is looking into whether Cisco colluded
with others to divy up the networking market. Meahwhile, analysts downgrade
Cisco's stock amidst concerns of future growth.
Bristol bristles at Microsoft position
In a brief reiterating its position, Bristol claims antitrust laws were
broken when Microsoft abandonded a licensing deal and should turn over NT
source code to Bristol.
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