The Best Friend Money Can Buy

Investigations into Intel-related shenanigans have thrown up some brilliant emails – as we found at the EC anti-trust investigation. Now the New York Attorney-General’s investigation into Dell-Intel irregularities have revealed some even better ones according to the New York Times.

The New York Attorney-General is also investigating Intel for anti-trust infringements and discovered emails between Intel CEO Paul Otellini and Dell CEO Michael Dell, in which Dell complained of losing business because rival PC-makers used AMD chips.


Otellini riposted that Intel had paid Dell more than $1 billion in the previous year saying that was “more than sufficient to compensate for the competitive issues”.


In another email to a colleague Otellini said Dell was: “The best friend money can buy.”

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