Then HEXUS picked up on a new update to the long ongoing antitrust case, so long ongoing that It was originally filed against ATI and nVIDIA, now AMD has inherited it. It turns out that there is an email from nVIDIA SVP of marketing, Dan Vivoli, to Dave Orton, CEO of ATI at the time about working together to change the graphics card market and hint at raising the value of their companies stock.
How far do you trust your friendly neighbourhood graphics card manufacturer?
“If the various claims The Inquirer has leveled at NVIDIA are true, the company hasn’t just dodged blame or trashed its suppliers, but may well have committed financial fraud. Lying to the SEC and filing an expectation of a $200 million charge when the company knows the actual expense will be much higher is not something the Security and Exchange Commission will look kindly on. Frankly, it’s not worth the risk.”
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