The global chip maker will not accept orders for Atom processors from the hundreds of local knockoff netbook producers in the future. Normal computer manufacturers will procure Atom processors from local agencies only.
Besides, those Taiwan computer manufacturers with large Atom stockpiles will be tracked, in case that they would resell the processors to the mainland knockoff makers. And Intel has established a perfect monitoring system to enforce the processor supply mechanism.
Intel attempts to cut Atom supply to Chinese knockoff netbook makers
Posted on Friday, May 08 2009 @ 05:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck