The European Ombudsman accused the European Commission on Thursday of "maladministration" during its antitrust investigation of Intel.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against microprocessor maker Intel, alleging that the company engaged in a "systematic campaign" of illegal conduct to protect a monopoly.
Nvidia has stopped development of chipsets for Intel's latest processors, intensifying a battle between the companies.
Intel could start shipping its next-generation Xeon quad-core server chips to system makers by the first quarter of 2010.
The PC industry is set to come out of the most damaging recession in decades as computer shipments begin to pick up, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said Tuesday.
Intel has accused the European Commission of mishandling evidence during an antitrust investigation.
The latest leadership shuffle among Intel's top ranks sets the stage for the chip maker to name an eventual replacement for CEO Paul Otellini.
Intel is finally pushing Nehalem-based processors into systems with the launch of its first Core i5 chip on Monday.
In its appeal of the European Commission's antitrust ruling, Intel argues that the regulator failed to consider evidence supporting the chip maker's arguments.
Intel announced its second-quarter earnings, which were affected by the fine imposed by the European Union in May.