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junko.yoshida
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re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
junko.yoshida   3/1/2012 7:40:14 PM
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This is a very well argued opinion piece. If anyone on our staff who has followed WSTS, SIA numbers closely over years, it's Peter. We heard from some of you -- but silence on this topic from the industry is deafening. I don't think Peter is alone who feels like his own glasses being smashed.

mcgrathdylan
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mcgrathdylan   3/1/2012 8:33:51 PM
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Well said, Peter. But I think it's important to re-state that Intel left the WSTS program only after AMD did. With AMD out, Intel almost had to follow suit. Otherwise, the actual MPU data presented would be just Intel, and Intel may well be understandably uncomfortable putting out this much naked data. I do hope that both companies will reconsider their position on participation. Otherwise, I agree that it's a real shame.

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re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
sharps_eng   3/2/2012 8:08:34 PM
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Presumably they decided there was no return on their investment in these market information programs. Time for the data-gatherers to regroup and reassess their product.

yalanand
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re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
yalanand   3/3/2012 1:25:44 PM
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True, Both analysts and data-gatherers will have tough time because they will not get reliable data and real insight into the market.

krisi
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re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
krisi   3/3/2012 3:02:20 PM
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I think analysts will enjoy this decision...value of their services will increase...Kris

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re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
elctrnx_lyf   3/4/2012 5:40:01 PM
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Are these services are still useful to any companies to make future decisions or investing in right technologies. I believe the technology is matured to a level where there is not much help due to sharing of information.

agk
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re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
agk   3/5/2012 5:59:56 AM
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Probably the companies feel unsafe to them or they feel that their growth is effected because of the data released, the competition intensified and it is not healthy.

KB3001
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re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
KB3001   3/5/2012 4:22:21 PM
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Information is power and companies have every right to withhold it if they can gain a competitive advantage as a result. Of course, it's not good news for us, but times are tough and I can understand the temptation. I guess some form of information sharing will re-emerge at some stage in the future when the market stabilises.

krisi
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re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
krisi   3/5/2012 5:05:44 PM
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Why is it not good news for us @KB3001? I think it gives us some room to chat, blog, speculate, and maybe even make some money in the process of offering our consulting services ;-)....Kris

KB3001
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re: Opinion: Did Intel just break my glasses?
KB3001   3/6/2012 9:16:49 AM
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Hi iniewski, I was thinking of the EE/EETimes community at large. Granted, it's great news for consultants :-)

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