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ZDNet UK: Intel considers European open source lab

Mar 07, 2001, 13:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Knight)

"Hardware giant Intel, which has thrown its considerable weight behind the Linux operating system in recent months, said Tuesday that it is looking at creating of a European Linux research laboratory."

"Ignoring the current economic downturn gripping US technology firms, Intel reaffirmed plans to spend more than $7.5bn (£5.1bn) on manufacturing microprocessors and other hardware this year."

"The first Open Source Development Laboratory -- a non-profit alliance of Linux distributors and hardware manufacturers -- was formed in Portland Oregon in January. Intel contributed to the $24m (£16.4m) of funding behind the lab."

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