ZDNet UK: Intel considers European open source lab

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

“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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