Intel Probed by NY Attorney General

Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 12:07 PM ET
The Case Against Intel
New York attorney general, Andrew Cuomo investigates whether Intel violated state or federal anti-trust laws, reports CNBC's Rebecca Jarvis

Semiconductor giant Intel is being investigated by Andrew Cuomo, New York attorney general, his office said Thursday.

The AG is probing whether Intel violated state and/or federal antitrust laws in its market-share battle with key rival Advanced Micro Devices .

"Our investigation is focused on determining whether Intel has improperly used monopoly power to exclude competitors or stifle innovation. We will also look at whether Intel abused its power to remove competitive threats or harm competition in violation of New York and federal antitrust laws," Cuomo said in a statement.

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