Since their initial concept, development, and implementation, computers and computer services have come a long way in only 70 years. Aside from the technology advancing in simply its own accord, these developments have shaped the world into what it is today and has ushered in the "Information Age." [caption id="attachment_1857" align="alignnone" width="640"] Early computers took up a lot of space[/caption] The computer went from research equipment in a massive warehouse to a device that can be held in one hand. Communications and infrastructure improved along with the hardware, putting the world in the position it is in today: one of instant data access, greater education, an endlessly developing encyclopedia on the internet, and... --..
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In an unsurprising move, the FTC has sued Intel for anti-competitive practices this morning. It has been a bittersweet year for Intel, but their December has turned into a month many INTC investors would rather forget. The year's highlights include having the fastest CPUs on the market with the Nehalem based i5/i7 processors, Core 2 series still running strong in both desktops and notebooks, and Atom helping to cement their product line in thin and lights. But there were just as many negatives this year for Intel. The EU fined them a whopping $1.45 billion for anti-competitive practices this Spring, and while Intel is appealing this fine, they still had to fork over the scratch to cover the fine. Adding insult to injury, NVIDIA has also leveled charges against Intel for unfair business practices. Intel has... --..