Arik Hesseldahl

Recent Posts by Arik Hesseldahl

Intel Challenges Record-Setting $1.4 Billion EU Antitrust Fine

Chipmaker Intel went to court in Luxembourg today to try to overturn a $1.45 billion antitrust fine imposed by European Union regulators in 2009, according to Reuters. The EU imposed the penalty — its largest ever — after finding that Intel had used anticompetitive tactics against rival Advanced Micro Devices. In a filing, Intel argued that the evidence investigators used was “profoundly inadequate.”


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus